Minister of State Joe o'Brien welcomed the announcement that the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)” won a 2022 United Nations Public Service Award,

Further to the announcement on Monday 20th June 2022 regarding the online application system for the €56 million Fodder Support Scheme, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine wish to advise farmers that the application system has been updated and is now open for farmers who have ANC Category 1 land.

Minister of State Robert Troy today concluded the final Seanad Stages of the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2022.

Minister Robert Troy and Minister Niall Collins welcomed the publication from the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) on the skills needed for Ireland to fully benefit from the opportunities presented by Artificial Intelligence.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will travel to Brussels for a meeting of EU and Western Balkans Leaders, a two-day meeting of the European Council, and a Euro Summit on 23 and 24 June.

Minister Helen McEntee,has welcomed the latest publication today by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of a statistical release on Prison Re-Offending Statistics from 2019.

Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, has opened the applications for the 2022 Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance.

Government departments, NGO's, community and volunteer groups gather for the annual Social Inclusion Forum is being held today.

Minister Catherine Martin Minister Stephen Donnelly today jointly affirmed their recognition of the health and wellbeing benefits of creativity and arts.