Minister Creed Announces Continued Support for Social Farming under the Rural Innovation and Development Fund in 2019

Minister Creed Announces Continued Support for Social Farming under the Rural Innovation and Development Fund in 2019

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD has announced that his Department will continue to fund Social Farming in Ireland with support totalling €713,504 under the 2019 Rural Innovation and Development Fund. Minister Creed said “I am very pleased to continue with our support for social ...

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Ireland and the Nordic-Baltic 8 – Working Together for a Secure, Sustainable and Digital Europe – Iveagh House, 25 October 2019

Ireland and the Nordic-Baltic 8 – Working Together for a Secure, Sustainable and Digital Europe – Iveagh House, 25 October 2019

On Friday, 25 October, the conference – “Ireland and the Nordic-Baltic 8: Working Together for a Secure, Sustainable and Digital Europe” – will bring together leading experts from across Ireland and the Nordic-Baltic states (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden) to consider topics including digitisation, cyber and hybrid security challenges, and the ...

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MEPs call for sanctions against Turkey over military operation in Syria

MEPs call for sanctions against Turkey over military operation in Syria

MEPs call for sanctions against Turkey over military operation in Syria Plenary session AFET SEDE At least 300 000 displaced as a result of the Turkish offensive Fear that ISIS might regroup Turkish president using refugees to blackmail the EU is unacceptable Call for UN-led security zone in northern Syria ...

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Minister Ring announces Small Capital Grants Scheme for Social Enterprises

Minister Ring announces Small Capital Grants Scheme for Social Enterprises

€1 million fund will support over 100 Social Enterprises throughout the country Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (Tuesday, 23 Octover) announced a €1 million Small Capital Grants Scheme for social enterprises throughout Ireland. The scheme, which is funded by the Dormant Accounts Fund, will ...

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Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg

Tánaiste to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg

Syria, Turkish drilling, Afghanistan and Ukraine on agenda for Foreign Ministers’ discussion Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., represents Ireland at the Foreign Affairs Council. Together with his European counterparts, he will engage in discussion on Syria, Turkish drilling off the southern coast of Cyprus, ...

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