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June  24th,  2021

Minister Coveney welcomes announcement of new US Ambassador to Ireland

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has welcomed today’s announcement from the White House of the proposal to nominate State Representative Claire Cronin, of Massachusetts, as the next Ambassador of the United States of America to Ireland...

June  24th,  2021

Minister Humphreys welcomes Policing Authority annual report for 2020

Minister thanks Authority for key role played throughout COVID-19 emergency in publishing regular reports on policing during the pandemic...

June  24th,  2021

Tánaiste & Minister Donohoe note significant impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the labour market in the first quarter of the year

The official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 7.3 per cent in the first quarter of this year, up from 4.7 per cent for the same period in 2020...

June  24th,  2021

Minister McGrath and Minister of State Smyth welcome Ireland’s first Public Service Future Tech Challenge

The Future Tech Challenge is a competition that encourages public service organisations to pitch potential problems that they believe might be solved using newer technologies...

June  24th,  2021

Seminar on Unfair Trading Practices Directive and establishing a National Food Ombudsman / Regulator

Former UK Groceries Adjudicator Christine Tacon to address...

June  23rd,  2021

Minister Martin approves over €147k in funding for cross-border cultural projects under Cooperation with Northern Ireland Scheme 2021

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, has today announced funding of €147,500 for 13 projects to support cultural projects with significant cross-border elements under the Cooperation with Northern Ireland Scheme 2021...