Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, today announced that over €1 billion in Social Protection increases are to come into effect from next week.

New research from the Department of Health shows that 55% of women experiencing perimenopause and menopause describe it as a negative experience, with just 22% describing it as a positive experience.

As we approach the end of the year, the final tally of passports issued in 2022 now stands at 1,080,000 which sets a new annual record for the Irish Passport Service.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced the roll-out of up to 10 new apprenticeship programmes in 2023.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, today announced funding of €28.9 million from his Department for international development for 2022.

Minister Naughton, Minister O’Brien, and Paul Dunne, Chief Executive Officer, Local Government Management Agency, today announced the allocation of €1 million to Local Authority Community Response Forums across the country.

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Rachel Kenna has urged those who are older or living with illness to take particular care to look after their health this Christmas period.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T. D., has announced additional financial support to farmers to help support Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) tag testing for 2023.

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan TD have welcomed the progress on the jointly funded Schools Energy Decarbonisation Pathfinder Programme as evident from the feedback on Maryfield College, Dublin which is one of the pathfinder schools