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The Minister for Culture Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD today (16 July) announced that she will not be proceeding with regulations that would have allowed general roadside hedge cutting during August this year on a trial basis...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., wishes to strongly re-emphasise the need for airline travellers to be aware of the risk posed by African Swine Fever (ASF) to the Irish pig industry and the Irish economy if meat or meat products from affected animals is brought into the country...

Minister Josepha Madigan has welcomed the announcement by Music Network of funding awards totalling €245,440 under the Music Capital Scheme 2019 divided between non-professional performing groups (€163,400) and individual talented musicians (€82,040)...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, today called for no effort to be spared in protecting Irish and European beef producers to the maximum possible extent from the potential negative impacts of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement during the process of finalisation of legal texts that will now follow the recent political agreement...

Minister Bruton announced the establishment of the Climate Action Delivery Board to drive the implementation of the Government’s Climate Action Plan.

Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. was delighted to welcome the Silver Medal winners from Ireland Skills Live – National Competitions to the Department of Education and Skills today to congratulate them personally on their achievements at the recent competition.

John Halligan TD, Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development and Minister Wang Zhigang, Minister for Science and Technology in the People’s Republic of China signed a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote science, technology and innovation cooperation between Ireland and China...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, added his support to the Farm Safety Week being run in Ireland by the IFA...

Minister of State for Natural Resources, Community Affairs and Digital Development Seán Canney TD will represent Ireland at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) this week to discuss global progress on achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D.today confirmed that Ireland has secured access to the Japanese market for sheepmeat...

 

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