The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD; Minister for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy Hildegarde Naughton TD and Minister for Mental Health and Older People Mary Butler TD have highlighted the significant advancements in Women’s Health provision as they launch the second annual Women’s Health Week.

The Minister for Justice, Simon Harris TD, has secured Government approval for the drafting of legislation to create a statutory agency dedicated to tackling and reducing domestic, sexual and gender-based violence.

Minister of State at the Department of Finance for Financial Services, Insurance and Credit Unions Dr Jennifer Carroll MacNeill has urged firms in the financial services industry to demonstrate their commitment to delivering gender balance by signing up to Ireland’s Women in Finance Charter.

The Department of Education can confirm that as of 1 March, 14,931 Ukrainian pupils have been enrolled in schools across Ireland. Out of that figure, 9,650 of these pupils have been accommodated in primary schools while 5,281 pupils have enrolled in post-primary schools.

Minister for Community Development, Integration and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD has today, (Monday, 6th March 2023) announced a new Call for Applications under the Community Services Programme (CSP). The CSP currently supports over 420 community-based organisations.

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD has today announced the development of the National Endometriosis Framework which sets out for the first time a defined clinical care pathway for women with endometriosis.

To celebrate International Women’s Day and to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA), the Tánaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin TD has announced that the documentary ‘Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs’ will be available to screen free of charge on Wednesday 8 March 2023.

Minister for Trade Promotion and Digital Transformation, Dara Calleary TD today, Monday 6 March 2023, welcomed the work of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) on behalf of Irish consumers to ensure greater transparency in changes to WhatsApp terms of service.

The Minister for Justice, Simon Harris TD, has today announced the appointment of Dr. Ciarán Kissane as the new Director of Film Classification in the Irish Film Classification Office (IFCO).

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Minister for Education Norma Foley TD have today announced an investment of more than €6 million in 40 projects to empower diversity and inclusion in STEM.