The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D., will announce a funding package of €5 million at COP27, as part of Ireland’s commitments to fight climate change. The funding will prioritise climate adaptation, particularly in Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced €23.47 million in funding for the five Technological Universities.

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien TD and Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD have today announced funding approval of over €6.4 million for a new Domestic Violence Refuge in Wexford.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin met British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, MP this evening in Blackpool, on the margins of the British-Irish Council Summit.

First in-person meeting of Forum focused on rights of victims of crime

The Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform, Ossian Smyth T.D. met with Declan Costello, Deputy Director General, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission today at Ireland’s first National Recovery and Resilience Plan Annual Event.

Congressman Bill Keating, Chair of the US House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber, and member of the Congressional Friends of Ireland caucus, will lead a Congressional Delegation visit to Dublin and Belfast starting on Thursday 10 November.

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, has today (Thursday) announced that a new tax deduction for small-scale landlords who undertake retrofitting works while the tenant remains in situ which will be introduced at Committee Stage of the Finance Bill.

Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Seán Fleming TD, will tomorrow represent Ireland at the ECOFIN Budget Council and at the Conciliation Committee with the European Parliament, which convenes in Brussels for the purposes of agreeing the EU’s annual budget for 2023.