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One year on from its introduction, the Taoiseach, Micheál Martin TD, has said that while the Government recognises that there are still significant challenges to be overcome, the Housing for All plan is delivering for the Irish people through increased housing supply; a range of affordable purchase and rental measures; new initiatives to tackle homelessness; and ongoing, long-term reforms of the housing and planning systems.

Mr. Simon Coveney T.D., today, 2nd September 2022, officially opened the newly upgraded Spencer Jetty and the refurbished Block 8 Accommodation Block at Haulbowline Naval Base, Cork.

The Minister for Education Norma Foley today announced that adjustments will be made to the assessment arrangements for students due to sit State examinations in 2023, to take account of the disruption to their learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ministers Catherine Martin and Jack Chambers announced today, Friday 2nd September, that allocations of up to €4.039m. in total over a period of 3 years have been approved under the Language Assistants Scheme.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today welcomed the announcement that the European Commission has confirmed their approval of Ireland’s CAP Strategic Plan, 2023-2027.

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Thursday) published the Annual Taxation Report looking back at the developments in taxation receipts throughout the pandemic and analysing the structural features of the tax base.

As part of a visit to County Donegal today, Minister Jack Chambers TD, has announced that the annual funding to be made available in future for the specific Gaeltacht Service Towns located in the Gaeltacht is being increased from €80,000 to €100,000 per year.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today launched the fourth National Access Plan - a Strategic Action Plan for Equity of Access, Participation and Success in Higher Education.

 

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