The Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath TD, welcomes agreement on Council Conclusions on reform of the EU economic governance framework following discussions at a meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Brussels today (Tuesday, 14 March).

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD today published, ‘Towards Population Based Funding for Health: Model Proposal’ as part of the 2022 Spending Review process

New hospital waiting list figures published today by the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) show that 515,280 people on the Active Waiting Lists (IPDC, GI Scope and Outpatients) are waiting longer than the Sláintecare maximum wait times.

Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Neale Richmond T.D. is joining his fellow Ministers with responsibility for employment and social affairs at today’s meeting of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) Council in Brussels.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today welcomed news that Active*Consent classes are being successfully rolled out in Further Education and Training (FET) colleges across the country.

The Tánaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin TD, will today travel to New York and Boston to mark St Patrick’s Day

The Minister for Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery, and Reform and President of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe, T.D., is in Brussels today (Monday) to chair the March Eurogroup meeting of European Finance Ministers

Ministers Coveney, Calleary and Richmond highlight the importance of international trade for Ireland

The Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science has today launched a consultation on the development of the Department’s second Statement of Strategy

The Minister for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Hildegarde Naughton has today announced details of a €500,000 plan to address homelessness among Traveller women.