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This evening the government has met to discuss the current situation in relation to Covid-19 and measures to contain it. The facts show that there is an exponential increase...

Speech by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin T.D., United Nations General Assembly 75 Saturday 26 September 2020

As I stand here this evening I am acutely aware of the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic is having on our nation...

Táim anseo inniu chun plean cuimsitheach í leith athocailt scoileanna uilig na tíre a fhógairt

Statement by Taoiseach Micheál Martin T.D. following a special meeting of the European Council...

Dáil Éireann, 21 July 2020

As a nation, together, we have made an extraordinary effort over the course of the last four months in response to the spread of Covid-19.

The Government is opposing the motion. In its proposed amendment to the motion, the Government makes clear, and as it has clearly laid out in ‘Our Shared Future’, the Programme for Government, that its actions will be guided by the core principle that everybody should have access to good-quality housing to purchase or rent.

 

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