In order to further help the Irish college sector, the Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Patrick O'Donovan announced today, Friday March 10th, that eligible host families under the Department’s Irish Language Learners Scheme can now accept a maximum number of 16 students provided they have adequate space

Minister for Justice Simon Harris TD and Minister for Children, Disability, Integration and Youth Roderic O’Gorman will welcome roughly 1500 new Irish citizens at Dublin’s first in-person Citizenship Ceremonies in over four years.

Ár nAmhrán/Our Anthem EU50 Schools invited to perform EU Anthem on Europe Day

The Tánaiste Micheál Martin today welcomed the decision adopted by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers in Strasbourg which emphasised again that it is crucial that the UK’s Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill, if progressed and adopted, is in full compliance with the European Convention.

Minister Eamon Ryan, has today announced the appointment of Ms. Rose Hynes as the Chairperson of the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA); and the appointment of Mr Bryan Bourke as Chairperson of AirNav Ireland, a new commercial semi-state body which will incorporate the air navigation and air traffic management services functions of the IAA.

The Civil Defence K9 Unit announced today that they have recently added two new search dogs to their Victim Recovery Unit

Minister for Justice Simon Harris TD has welcomed the launch of an updated information sharing system across the EU to help fight terrorism and serious crime.

Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, today (Thursday 9th March) announced that 556 heritage projects across every county in the country will benefit from a total of €4.5m under this year’s Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS).

The Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today (Thursday 9 March) launched the new Primary Curriculum Framework for all primary and special schools.

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman have announced the Government’s intention to hold a referendum on gender equality as recommended by the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality and the Special Joint Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality.