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Heres how you can help Ukraine in a practical way.

Editor's note: The situation in Ukraine is actively evolving, as are the needs of citizens in the country and neighbouring regions. We will be keeping this list up to date with the evolving ways you can help in the coming days and weeks. The world was brought to a...

Galway Wild Geese – Finalist – Digital Town Awards – 2022

Galway Wild Geese are thrilled to have have been shortlisted in the Community Digital category of the .IE Digital Town Awards. The number and quality of entries was outstanding, so the geese are thrilled to make the shortlist, you can view the full shortlist here:...

Minister Rabbitte and Dr Josianne Farrugia, Chargais D’affaires, Embassy of Malta together visit schools in East Galway to celebrate Ireland EU50

It was a such a pleasure to visit a number of Blue Flag schools in East Galway and I wish to thank all the school students, teachers and principals  for their wonderful welcome and  – for their efforts in encouraging an interest in, and knowledge of, the EU in their...

Minister for Children announces free books for all children starting school in September

Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, today announced the roll-out of the First 5 My Little Library Initiative. The initiative will see more than 60,000 children starting school in September invited to collect a free...

Establishment of Regional Education and Language Teams for Ukraine Announced

The Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today (Friday 25 March) announced the establishment of Regional Education and Language Teams (REALT) to support the needs of Ukrainian children arriving in Ireland. These Education and Language Teams will be hosted by the 16...

Funding announced for Local Authorities for the refurbishment and development of playgrounds and play areas.

€450,000 allocated across the country to Local Authorities for the refurbishment and development of playgrounds and play areas 30 projects awarded funding under the Play and Recreation Grant Scheme for 2022 Projects awarded include wheelchair accessible swings,...

Our Rural Future: €11 million for upgrade works on rural roads and laneways

-             Funding to improve access to homes, farms and outdoor amenities -             Overall increase of €500,000 on 2021 allocation -             Over €90 million provided to local authorities under Local Improvement Scheme since 2017 The Minister for Rural...

Public Consultation on Grant Scheme to adapt workplaces for employees with disabilities

  Reasonable Accommodation Fund provides grants to adapt premises as well as purchase of specialised equipment for employees Minister urges people with disabilities, employers and representative groups to make their views known on how existing scheme can be...

“What We Think” – Consultation with Children and Young People

The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, today launched the “What WE Think” suite of reports of the consultation process with Children and Young People at a virtual event and is available to be viewed here. The “What WE...

Historic Structures Fund (HSF)

The government has announced that 78 heritage projects across the country will benefit from a total of €4 million under this year’s Historic Structures Fund (HSF) administered by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage in conjunction with the 31 Local...

“Autism Good Practice Guidance for Schools – Supporting Children and Young People”

In advance of World Autism Month 2022, Autism Good Practice Guidance for Schools – Supporting Children and Young People has been published by the government. This guidance document has been developed as a resource for schools to support the needs of students with...