Releases

The Minister of State in the Department of Finance with special responsibility for Financial Services, Credit Unions and Insurance, Seán Fleming TD, today (6 September) welcomes the World Ploughing Championships to Ireland.

Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD today concludes the Japan and Singapore legs of his agri-food trade mission to South East Asia.

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced an additional €3.2 million in funding to respond to growing needs in the Horn of Africa.

Another step forward has been taken in the implementation of the provisions of the Official Languages (Amendment) Act 2021 as a competitive public procurement process was announced on 31 August by the Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport, Jack Chambers, T.D., in relation to the preparation of the National Plan for Irish Language Services.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin today announced capital funding of €20m for a new specialist palliative care inpatient unit for the Midlands.

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (05/09/2022) announced the appointment of Mr Liam Sloyan as the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman for a five-year term. This appointment is effective from 01/12/2022.

The Department of Finance has today published the latest SME Credit Demand Survey. It covers the period between October 2021 and March 2022

Minister for Education Norma Foley today welcomed agreement on the use of the Building Momentum Sectoral Bargaining Fund to restore the value of an allowance previously withdrawn from new entrant post-primary teachers.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today published “Funding the Future, an annual options paper on reducing the cost of higher education”.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced capital investment for both Louth and Meath.

 

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