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August  2nd,  2021

Minister for Disability Anne Rabbitte outlines additional respite provision for 2021

Alternative respite services are additional to nine new respite centres...

August  2nd,  2021

Minister for Health announces update to list of designated States

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, has announced his intention to add two additional States to the list of designated States. People who are not yet fully vaccinated* arriving to Ireland having been in or transited through these States in the previous 14 days must enter Mandatory Hotel Quarantine...

August  2nd,  2021

McConalogue announces 62 grant awards by Fisheries Local Action Groups under the Department’s EMFF Programme

The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., today announced the award of 62 grants worth €915,295 by the seven Fisheries Local Action Groups established under Ireland’s European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Programme. The grants are awarded to 62 mostly local coastal community groups and micro enterprises. The grants are co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union...

August  2nd,  2021

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton visits Castlerea Prison and announces the publication of the Irish Prison Service Annual Report for 2020

Report focuses on the challenges faced by the Prison Service in controlling the risk of Covid-19...

August  2nd,  2021

New Law Banning Ticket Touting Comes into Force

Fans will now have fairer access to tickets for popular events as reselling of tickets above original value outlawed...