President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins ceremonial planting of a native Irish oak tree to commemorate Ireland’s launch of International year of Plant Health IYPH 2020 in Dublin’s Phoenix Park

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins ceremonial planting of a native Irish oak tree to commemorate Ireland’s launch of International year of Plant Health IYPH 2020 in Dublin’s Phoenix Park

Pictured with President Michael D. Higgins, are Andrew Doyle, Minister for State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, with Molly Keenan aged 11, with her sister Rhona aged 7 Today President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins planted a Native “Sessile Oak” tree in the Phoenix Park to commemorate Ireland’s launch of International ...

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Minister Ring confirms Government funding for Women’s Sheds for first time

Minister Ring confirms Government funding for Women’s Sheds for first time

€500,000 funding will support 372 Men’s and Women’s Sheds to purchase equipment and carry out works Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today confirmed that 372 Men’s & Women’s Sheds have been allocated a total of €500,000 from his Department, in order to support the ...

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Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D., Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. and Minister David Stanton T.D. announce a significant Decade of Centenaries programme for 2020

Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D., Tánaiste Simon Coveney T.D. and Minister David Stanton T.D. announce a significant Decade of Centenaries programme for 2020

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D. today announced a significant Decade of Centenaries programme in 2020, including a major commemorative programme in remembrance of the significant events that occurred in Cork City and throughout the county in 1920. Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and ...

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Emily O’Reilly re-elected European Ombudsman

Emily O’Reilly re-elected European Ombudsman

Emily O’Reilly and Presidnet Sassoli   On Wednesday, Emily O’Reilly (Ireland) was elected European Ombudsman for the 2019-2024 parliamentary term. She was backed by 320 MEPs in a secret plenary vote. The Ombudsman conducts inquiries into cases of maladministration by EU institutions, bodies, offices and agencies, acting on their own ...

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Ireland Ratifies EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement

Ireland Ratifies EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement

On 3 December 2019, following the approval of Dáil Éireann, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D., confirmed Ireland’s ratification of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia.   Welcoming Ireland’s ratification the Tánaiste said, “I am ...

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