Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, TD, today (29 April 2022) announced additional funding under the Dormant Accounts funded Awareness Raising Initiative for Social Enterprise (ARISE) Scheme.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D., has today published the General Scheme of the Charities (Amendment) Bill 2022.The Heads of Bill were approved by Government this week.

The Minister for Finance, Mr Paschal Donohoe TD, welcomes today’s announcement by Allied Irish Banks p.l.c. (”AIB”) that they are in exclusive discussions with NatWest Group to acquire Ulster Bank’s tracker mortgage book.

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has said he was delighted that a Dublin housing development which featured the first purpose-built Cost Rental homes in Ireland has won the Social Housing Development of the Year at the National Property Awards.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD, has welcomed today’s discussion by the CAP Stakeholder Consultative Committee of the observations letter in respect of Ireland’s draft CAP Strategic Plan 2023-2027.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, TD, has today concluded the first stage of a North American trade mission.

Mr Peter Burke TD, Minister of State for Local Government and Planning, today attended the launch of the National Women’s Council of Ireland’s Toolkit on Social Media Policies for Political Parties.

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., has announced the opening of the nominations process for the 2022 Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D., has reminded farmers that the deadline for submitting their 2022 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) applications online is midnight on Monday 16th May.

The Government has today launched a new nationwide public information campaign – ‘Reduce Your Use’ – to promote and encourage efficiency and to highlight the range of supports that are available to households and businesses.