EU Enlargement: Commission publishes annual assessment of candidate countries

The Commission today adopted its annual assessment of the implementation of reforms in the Western Balkan partners and Turkey, together with recommendations on the next steps for those countries.  Western Balkans A firm and credible EU perspective for the Western Balkans remains essential to drive transformation, foster reconciliation, export stability to the region and promote EU values, norms…

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Their Excellencies, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China and the Ambassador of the Republic of Benin presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today. H.E. Mr. He Xiangdong, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China was accompanied by his wife Ms. Xia Lining and by Mr. Huang He, Political…

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, visits Wicklow Mountains National Park during an official visit to Ireland

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, visited Wicklow Mountains National Park during an official visit to Ireland yesterday where he was brought on a tour of the country’s largest National Park. He enjoyed the splendour of majestic Glendalough, and met with staff who work in nature conservation and education programmes. On his arrival, he…

Clayton Hotel Silver Springs at the cutting of the ribbon ceremony to mark the completion of a €2 million refurbishment

An Tanaiste Simon Coveney today (Monday) officially cut the ribbon at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs to mark the completion of a €2 million refurbishment at the hotel. All 109 bedrooms have been fully refurbished as part of a €8.5 million investment at the city centre property. Speaking at the opening, Tanaiste Simon Coveney T.D.…

Rental market availability reaches new low, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie

The average monthly rent nationwide during the first quarter of 2019 was €1,366, up 8.3% year-on-year. There were just 2,700 homes available to rent nationwide on May 1st, the lowest total ever recorded in a series dating back to 2006, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie. With tight supply, listed rents rose…