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National Suicide Reduction Strategy extended to 2024

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD and the Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD have announced the extension of Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide, Connecting for Life, to 2024.  Since 2015, Connecting for Life has...

Government Announces Payments of €46 million under the new Beef Finisher Payment

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., today confirmed that payments of €46.6 million to 27,200 farmers under the 2020 Beef Finisher Payment (BFP) have commenced. The Minister commented: This support provides a valuable income...

Government reconvenes advisory group to assist in planning for 2021 state examinations

Press Release  | 25 November, 2020 Government reconvenes advisory group to assist in planning for 2021 state examinations An advisory group of key stakeholders, which advised the Minister for Education on altered arrangements for the 2020 state examinations, was today...

Galway County Council needs to clarify Athenry Lidl Planning Decision

Minister of State and Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte, has called for Galway County Council to clarify the decision to refuse planning for permission for a new Lidl store in Athenry.  The comments come following an announcement on Thursday that Galway...

50 million once off Covid payment for Third Level Students

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Minister of State for Skills and Further Education Niall Collins TD have today (Thursday, November 19th) announced a €50 million once-off Covid payment scheme for third...

Government announces €8.24m Funding for Enterprise Centres  

Up to €150,000 awarded to local business hubs - Friday the 20th of November 2020 The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, today announced €8.24m in grants for 95 Enterprise Centres around the country under Enterprise Ireland’s...

Minister Rabbitte calls for urgent support to ease flooding pressure along River Shannon

Minister of State, Anne Rabbitte, has called for urgent support to prevent severe flooding along the River Shannon. The calls come following heavy rainfall in recent days, which have seen the levels along the River Shannon increase to some of the highest levels this...

Minister Rabbitte welcomes proposed better working conditions for school secretaries and caretakers.

Minister of State, Anne Rabbitte, has welcomed the news that school secretaries and caretakers on low pay with no job security are to have their conditions of employment regularised. A new preliminary agreement reached at the Workplace Relations Commission on Tuesday...

Irish Water: Galway school and students honoured for water conservation efforts

Virtual award ceremony celebrated by Green-Schools and Irish Water Issued, Wednesday October 21 -  Green-Schools moved its annual Water Awards ceremony online today, with a virtual ceremony shown on screens in 24 schools around the country. Postponed in May due to...





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