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Supports for farm families dealing with rising input costs in Budget 2023

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D has welcomed Budget 2023’s allocation of over €1.2 billion for international development – the highest amount ever provided for by the Government.

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., has welcomed Budget 2023 as a strong indication of the Government’s enduring commitment to global solidarity, with the allocation of over €1.2 billion next year for international development.

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee today warmly welcomed the Budget allocation of over €3.3 billion for the Justice sector in 2023 as demonstrating the Government’s firm commitment to building stronger and safer communities.

€1.25bn Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (T-BESS) €200m Ukraine Enterprise Crisis Scheme €1.2bn Ukraine Credit Guarantee Scheme €500m Growth & Sustainability Loan Scheme

• Largest package in the history of the State to support pensioners, carers, people with disabilities and low-income families

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD is delighted to announce that Ireland has taken over the Presidency of the European Schools’ system for the 2022/23 school year

- Burglary and related offences down 36% on 2019 pre-pandemic figures - Homicide and related offences down 38% on 2021 - Fraud and Economic Crime down from the start of the year but incidents remain high - Increase in reported Sexual Offences

 

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