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The Department of Education can confirm that as of 31 January, 14,482 Ukrainian pupils have been enrolled in schools across Ireland. Out of that figure, 9,334 of these pupils have been accommodated in primary schools while 5,148 pupils have enrolled in post-primary schools.

To mark World Wetlands Day (2nd February), Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Land Use and Biodiversity, Senator Pippa Hackett, took the opportunity to visit the farm of Joe Roche, Ballinacarrig Farm, Balllymoney, Co. Wexford.

The Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD today confirmed that the National Transport Authority (NTA) has allocated funds to Ireland’s local authorities with a view to spending €290m on walking and cycling infrastructure in 2023

Minister Martin, today announced funding of over €830,000 for the promotion of Irish arts globally through Culture Ireland’s Grants Programme.

1 February 2023 The Minister for Justice, Simon Harris TD, will today introduce legislation in the Dáil to allow for the use of body worn cameras and other crucial modern policing tools by An Garda Síochána.

President of the Eurogroup and Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery, and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, will today (Wednesday) attend the Governing Council meeting of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt

The Department of Foreign Affairs will today mark St Brigid’s Day with a special EU50 Lecture at Iveagh House, delivered by Justice Síofra O’Leary on her first official visit to Ireland since being elected President of the European Court of Human Rights.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, will today host the National Dialogue on Women in Agriculture in Portlaoise

Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly today received Government approval to establish an Interdepartmental Working Group to examine the rising cost of health-related claims and consider mechanisms to reduce costs

 

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