Releases

Minister Heather Humphreys, today (29th July 2022) announced a Pilot Dormant Accounts Funded €1.5 million Scaling-up Scheme for Social Enterprise designed to improve the impact and sustainability of social enterprises that address economic, social and educational disadvantage.

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, welcomes the return of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann after a two-year absence due to the Pandemic.

The National Cultural Institutions (National Concert Hall) (Amendment) Bill 2022 provides the legislative underpinning for the transfer of the National Symphony Orchestra and Choirs from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced financial supports for students seeking to access higher education.

The Minister for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English TD today announced that Government will publish a new law which will help to modernise the Employment Permit system in Ireland.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD, has confirmed that Ireland’s CAP Strategic Plan 2023-2027 has been formally resubmitted by his Department to the European Commission for approval.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD today welcomed the State Aid approval to facilitate the implementation of the voluntary decommissioning scheme for the whitefish fishing fleet

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has welcomed the Annual Report of the Policing Authority for 2021. The report provides an account of the activities of the Authority in its sixth year of operation.

Thursday, 28 July 2022 Minister for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Robert Troy TD, today welcomed the news that Ireland has again turned in a strong performance in the DESI by holding on to its fifth place in the European Commission’s assessment of all 27 EU Member States.

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD is pleased to announce, following today’s Government Decision, that Temporary Alleviation Measures at post-primary level will be continued for the 2022/2023 school year pending completion of the review of the School Transport Scheme

 

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