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More than 70,000 farmers have applied for the €56m Fodder Support Scheme before the closing date of 27th August, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD has confirmed

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, today announced that the government has approved the Review of Policy Options for Prison and Penal Reform 2022-2024 together with an associated action plan.

The Government on the nomination of the Taoiseach, Micheál Martin TD, has appointed Dara Calleary as Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD, today (Wednesday) had Government-to-Government meetings with his Japanese counterparts in Tokyo, as part of the Minister’s agri-food trade mission to Japan and South East Asia.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today announced the 26 towns and villages that will benefit from a €2.6 million fund to support the enhancement of streetscapes and shopfronts.

Taoiseach Michéal Martin TD has laid the foundation stone for Phase 2 of the Ulster Canal project, marking the beginning of works which will see the section of the canal between Clones and Clonfad in Co. Monaghan restored.

Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D will attend the European Forum Alpbach tomorrow and Thursday (31 August - 1 September), following his attendance at the Bled Strategic Forum yesterday and today (29 - 30 August).

On 30-31 August, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D. will attend an Informal Meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs, hosted in Prague by the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD, today announced an extension of the Agri-Environment Training Scheme (AETS) for an additional two months.

 

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