Latest News

October  19th,  2021

COVID-19: Reframing the Challenge, Continuing our Recovery & Reconnecting

Following public health advice, Government has agreed that the remaining aspects of the hospitality, entertainment and night-time economy sector can reopen only with the full range of protective measures in place...

October  15th,  2021

Minister for Mental Health and Older People announces further increases on mental health and older persons funding in Budget 2022

Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler, TD, has announced another record year with further increases in both the mental health and older persons budgets for 2022...

October  15th,  2021

EU Digital COVID Certificate Third Country portal – extension to Great Britain

Following the rollout of the EU Digital COVID Certificate in Ireland, two weeks ago, the Government added a further service to enable Irish passport-holders who were vaccinated in Northern Ireland to apply for a certificate. Tomorrow, Friday 15 October, this service will extend to Irish passport holders living in Great Britain as well as the existing service to those vaccinated in Northern Ireland...

October  15th,  2021

BUDGET 2022: A Powerful Programme of supports for Tourism, Culture and Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media sectors

€50m for Tourism Business Continuity Supports, assisting business’ survival and recovery...

October  15th,  2021

Budget 2022: Ministers Humphreys and O’Brien deliver €376 million for Rural and Community Development

Largest ever Budget Package for Rural Ireland...

October  15th,  2021

Budget 2022: €122 million skills package essential for new world of work – Ministers Harris and Collins

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris TD and Minister of State for Skills and Further Education Niall Collins TD have today outlined the Skills measures as part of Budget 2022...