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February  1st,  2023

Department of Education confirms 14,482 Ukrainian pupils currently enrolled in Irish schools

The Department of Education can confirm that as of 31 January, 14,482 Ukrainian pupils have been enrolled in schools across Ireland. Out of that figure, 9,334 of these pupils have been accommodated in primary schools while 5,148 pupils have enrolled in post-primary schools.

February  1st,  2023

World Wetlands Day 2023: Minister Hackett highlights the importance of Wetlands

To mark World Wetlands Day (2nd February), Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Land Use and Biodiversity, Senator Pippa Hackett, took the opportunity to visit the farm of Joe Roche, Ballinacarrig Farm, Balllymoney, Co. Wexford.

February  1st,  2023

Minister Ryan joins NTA as €290m is made available for walking and cycling infrastructure this year

The Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD today confirmed that the National Transport Authority (NTA) has allocated funds to Ireland’s local authorities with a view to spending €290m on walking and cycling infrastructure in 2023

February  1st,  2023

Over €830,000 announced in funding for Culture Ireland’s promotion of Irish arts globally.

Minister Martin, today announced funding of over €830,000 for the promotion of Irish arts globally through Culture Ireland’s Grants Programme.

February  1st,  2023

Minister Harris introduces key legislation on Garda use of body worn cameras, ANPR and CCTV to the Dáil

1 February 2023 The Minister for Justice, Simon Harris TD, will today introduce legislation in the Dáil to allow for the use of body worn cameras and other crucial modern policing tools by An Garda Síochána.