Speech by Minister Flanagan on the Istanbul Convention – the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combatting violence against women and domestic violence

Seanad Éireann 15 November 2018 ‘This Government, and I, as Minister for Justice and Equality, are committed to doing all we can to tackle violence against women. This violence is a blight on our society and its complexity requires a systemic, multi-faceted response. The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combatting violence against women…

Speech by Minister for Justice and Equality, Mr. Charlie Flanagan, T.D., at the Reception in honour of the opening of the Embassy of New Zealand by Mr. Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand

Thank you, Deputy Prime Minister Peters, for those very nice remarks.  On behalf of the Government and people of Ireland, I would like to welcome you here and thank you and your government for opening an Embassy in Dublin. Relations between our two countries have always been close.  I believe the State Visit to New Zealand…

Minister Creed welcomes EU Commission co-funding decision for a Bord Bia pork and beef promotion campaign in the Philippines, South Korea and Vietnam

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD has welcomed the awarding by the EU Commission of co-funding of €3.16 million towards a €3.9 million Bord Bia information and promotional campaign promoting European pork and beef over three years in the Philippines, South Korea and Vietnam. The campaign, European Pork and Beef –…