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The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, today secured Government approval to publish a detailed implementation plan to address the recommendations of the Garda Inspectorate’s report on ‘Countering the Threat of Internal Corruption’, which was published in March 2021.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Friday 16th September) welcomed the return next week of the National Ploughing Championships after a break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., today (15 September) reviewed the members of the 66th Infantry Group who will leave in the coming weeks for service with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) on the Golan Heights.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the HSE Public Health’s Department are highlighting important safety information about Avian Influenza (Bird Flu).

Farmers’ individual ‘GAEC 8’ and ‘Eco-Scheme Space for Nature’ indicative estimates are now available on agfood.ie from today.

Minister Helen McEntee, has today published the Office of the Inspector of Prisons Annual Report for 2021. 2021 was the first year in which prison inspections were carried out in accordance with the new 'Inspection Framework for Prisons in Ireland', published by the Office of the Inspector of Prisons in 2020.

Government Chief Whip Jack Chambers TD has today published the Legislative Programme which contains 38 bills for publication and priority by Ministers for the forthcoming autumn Oireachtas session.

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with special responsibility for research and innovation Martin Heydon T.D., has today announced the establishment of a new pilot research initiative.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has announced that Cattle Only Nitrogen and Phosphorus statements (N&P Statements) for the period 1st January to 31st July 2022 (cattle only) are now available on the Department’s online system www.agfood.ie.

 

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