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Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D., today (Thursday 28th November 2019) confirmed the provision of €300,000 of funding towards the provision of services by the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel (O.N.E.) and the Irish United Nations Veterans Association (IUNVA) to former members of the Defence Forces.

On behalf of the Department of Housing Planning and Local Government, the National Development Finance Agency (NDFA), part of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), today announced contract award of the Social Housing Bundle 2 PPP project to Torc Housing Partnership.

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with special responsibility for Horticulture, Andrew Doyle T.D., today announced that, having secured EU approval, the 2020 Scheme of Investment Aid for the Development of the Commercial Horticulture Sector is now open. As part of Budget 2020, €6 million has been allocated to implement the scheme.

Tusla’s Early Years Inspectorate this morning notified the registered providers of the ‘Hyde and Seek’ crèches in central Dublin that their four services will be removed from the Register of Early Years Services in 21 working days.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD today opened the first meeting of the Stakeholder Committee that will develop the Agri-Food strategy to 2030, and announced the composition of the Committee.

Minister Madigan welcomes start of 38 new projects rolling out across the country as local authorities get more funding to promote actions in National Biodiversity Action Plan

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. today (Thursday November 28th) welcomed the third national consultative forum to be held under the Teacher Supply Action Plan.

Alongside his European counterparts, Minister Halligan attended the European Space Agency’s Ministerial Council Meeting, Space 19+, in Seville, Spain, to agree the future strategies and policies of the Agency, creating greater opportunity for Irish enterprise in the evolving space sector.

Mywaste.ie interactive map identifies all registered waste collectors.

 

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