Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister Kehoe welcome signing of Mozambique Peace Agreement

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister Kehoe welcome signing of Mozambique Peace Agreement

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D., and Minister with Special Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D., have welcomed the signing of a historic peace and reconciliation agreement in Maputo on Tuesday 6 August between the Government of Mozambique and opposition party RENAMO (Resistência Nacional ...

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Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Appeals to Agri-food businesses: “Make this the week to prepare for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit”

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Appeals to Agri-food businesses: “Make this the week to prepare for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit”

The UK says it will “leave the EU in 90 days” – make sure that you are ready The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has today appealed to agri-food businesses, traders and hauliers of agricultural commodities to act immediately to ensure that they have taken ...

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Minister Creed welcomes the appointment of new Agriculture Attachés prior to departure to Irish Embassies in key markets

Minister Creed welcomes the appointment of new Agriculture Attachés prior to departure to Irish Embassies in key markets

Minister Creed welcomes the appointment of new Agriculture Attachés and wishes them success in their roles prior to departure to the Irish Embassy Network overseas.   Minister Creed stated: “Our enhanced focus on market access and trade is a key part of my Department’s response to the challenges posed by ...

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European Commission adopts July 2019 Infringements Package

European Commission adopts July 2019 Infringements Package

A summary of the infringement decisions relating to Ireland: Digital Single Market – Commission launches infringement procedures over 112 emergency phone number, unjustified geo-blocking and EU-wide cybersecurity rules The European Commission today decided to pursue infringement procedures against a number of Member States following their failure to meet their obligations related ...

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Tánaiste statement on demolitions in Sur Bahir area of the Jerusalem governorate

Tánaiste statement on demolitions in Sur Bahir area of the Jerusalem governorate

Mr Coveney has strongly condemned this morning’s activity. In the early hours of July 22, Israeli authorities demolished 10 buildings, including over 70 apartments, in the Sur Bahir area of the Jerusalem Governorate of the West Bank. Over 350 Palestinians are impacted by the demolition, incurring significant property loss. Nine ...

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