Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, today (Thursday January 26th) announced the details of the 46 applicant groups who were successful under Stage 1 of the 2023-2027 LEADER programme.

The Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath TD, will travel to London this afternoon (Wednesday, 25 January) for a two-day official visit which will include a meeting at No. 11 Downing Street with the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt MP.

Malcolm Noonan TD, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, has today announced a doubling of funding to the Local Biodiversity Action Fund to €3 million for 2023.

The Tánaiste and Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin TD, is travelling to Lebanon this morning (25 January) for a visit during which he will meet members of the 121st Infantry Battalion UNIFIL, one of whom, Private Seán Rooney was killed on 14 December.

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin has today congratulated the Irish Oscar nominees for the upcoming 95th Academy Award ceremony.

Minister McConalogue has launched a consultation process on a review of the 2012 Herring Management Policy, in relation to the quantity of herring set aside from the southern North-West herring stock (Herring 6A South) for smaller/ inshore fishing vessels.

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, has today (Tuesday 24 January 2023) received Government approval to publish the General Scheme of the Health (Abolition of Public Inpatient Charges) Bill 2023.

Minister of State of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett welcomed the significant progress highlighted in the Organic Strategy Forum report published today

Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, will introduce the Human Tissue (Transplantation, Post-Mortem, Anatomical Examination and Public Display) Bill for Second Stage debate in the Dáil later today.