All three EU Presidents to discuss the EU’s future

The Presidents of the three main EU institutions will meet on Thursday  to debate the future of the EU as well as current geopolitical challenges. European Parliament President David Sassoli, European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will meet in Bazoches-sur-Guyonne (France) at the Jean Monnet House, a symbolic…

Statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D. on the passing of Seamus Mallon

On hearing of the death today of Seamus Mallon, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., said: “It was with great sorrow that I learned of Seamus Mallon’s passing. On behalf of the Government, I want to express my deepest condolences to Seamus’ daughter Órla, his son-in-law Mark, his granddaughter…

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 Year of Plant Health 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 Integration, David Stanton, T.D.  also…