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 farming model projects and network.…

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 transition to sustainable energy and…

Funding for Gender Equality and Migrant Integration announced by Minister Flanagan and Minister Stanton

€10.3 million allocated to 36 projects across the country 36 projects will be supported in the coming three-year period in multiple locations across Ireland A further €1.5 million is being made available for projects to support women’s entrepreneurship Grants totalling €10.3 million to promote gender equality and to help the integration of migrants were announced…

Tánaiste Simon Coveney meets Michel Barnier in Brussels

Tánaiste Simon Coveney is in Brussels today for the latest of his regular stock-taking meetings with EU Chief Negotiator for the Article 50 process, Michel Barnier. Speaking ahead of the meeting, the Tánaiste said:  “I welcome today’s opportunity to hear Michel Barnier’s views on his recent engagements with British counterparts on securing an orderly withdrawal…

Minister McEntee to attend UN General Assembly

Minister for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, begins a programme of engagements at the UN in New York on Wednesday, focussed on multilateralism, climate change and Ireland’s campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council in 2021-2022.   Minister McEntee’s visit is centred on the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, where she will…