The Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin TD, today (20 March) reviewed the 67th Infantry Group, who will shortly deploy to the Golan Heights as part of the United Nations’ Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

Speaking at the Agrifish Council, Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue today emphasised the importance of ongoing transparency and clarity regarding the impact of Free trade agreements on the European Agriculture Sector.

Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney, T.D., announced the changes to the €200 million Ukraine Enterprise Crisis Scheme.

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to reform oral healthcare provision on World Oral Health Day (20 March 2023).

On 20 March, Peter Burke TD, Minister of State for European Affairs and Defence, will attend a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, which will include a joint meeting of Foreign Affairs and Defence Ministers.

Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science Simon Harris, TD, has today announced the opening of a €1 million funding call for new projects to help address unmet literacy needs.

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked Ireland for its ongoing support of his country in a phone call to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this afternoon.

Minister Martin, and Byrne, have congratulated the Irish Rugby team on a historic victory over England which secured the Six Nations Grand Slam at the Aviva Stadium.