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The Minister for Justice Simon Harris TD has today announced an additional capital allocation of €21.5m to support significant investment in a replacement helicopter and fixed wing plane for An Garda Síochána.

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar held meetings today with The Housing Commission and also with representatives from groups advocating for children’s rights.

The Department of Education can confirm that as of 22 December, 13,753 Ukrainian pupils have been enrolled in schools across Ireland

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has announced that effective from today (January 2nd) students maintenance grants will increase.

The goal of the Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme is to improve the long-term health and wellbeing of 19 communities across Ireland.

Dara Calleary T.D., Minister of State for Trade Promotion and Digital Transformation has today announced a new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is calling for applications from manufacturers in the industrial, agricultural, and related sectors.

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has announced that new income eligibility limits for social housing have taken effect.

The Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath TD, reminds taxpayers that the personal tax package announced in Budget 2023, takes effect from today Sunday, 1 January 2023.

The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney T.D. has welcomed the new entitlement to employer-paid sick leave which comes into effect today. Workers will now be entitled to up to 3 days of employer-paid sick leave in a year, paid at 70% of gross salary up to a cap of €110 per day.

Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, today announced that over €1 billion in Social Protection increases are to come into effect from next week.

 

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