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The Department of Health and HSE have launched a new phase of the COVID-19 communications campaign to encourage safe behaviours as we learn to live with COVID-19...

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, was in Buncrana today (6 August 2020) to officially launch the new Defective Concrete Blocks Grant Scheme...

The Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration, Roderic O’Gorman TD, today announced over €2.32 million in capital grant funding for 147 targeted staff-led youth projects/services and 25 national youth organisations across the country...

A new Government of Ireland campaign has been launched to tackle a growing littering issue throughout the country, particularly in some of our most scenic locations which have recently become littering hotspots...

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien, has today (6 August, 2020) announced the national allocations for the €73.75 million made available in 2020 for Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People and People with a Disability living in private houses...

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Helen McEntee TD, has today (Thursday August 5th) published the O’Malley Review of Protections for Vulnerable Witnesses in the Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Offences...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Dara Calleary T.D., today announced details of the Beef Finishers Payment (BFP), an Exchequer funded scheme of €50 million to provide income support for up to 42,000 farmers with beef finishing enterprises, who have been impacted by the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

A €2.8 million package to assist libraries to adapt to Covid-19 has been announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD...

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Helen McEntee T.D., has today welcomed the publication of the Probation Service Annual Report 2019...

An Exchequer deficit of €7,405 million was recorded to end-July 2020. This compares with a surplus of €896 million in the same period last year...

 

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