Minister Katherine Zappone T.D. launches The Universal Design Guidelines for Early Learning and Care settings

Today the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone launches the Universal Design Guidelines for Early Learning and Care (ELC) settings. These guidelines are an important step in making all ELC services accessible to all children.  This publication will offer guidance on the refurbishment, renovation and the building of centres for Early Learning…

Coveney and Creed reject Scottish Government’s unilateral threat of ‘enforcement action’ against Irish fishing vessels

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD and the Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. have received a formal letter of notice from the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop MSP stating that it will deploy vessels in the Rockall area to take “enforcement…

Tánaiste launches new strategy for Ireland’s partnership with Small Island Developing States

Speaking today in Cork the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Simon Coveney T.D. launched a new strategy for Ireland’s partnership with Small Island Developing States. Speaking in advance of the Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork, an international gathering of representatives of island nations from around the globe, the Tánaiste said:…