Delivery Board established to drive forward Climate Action Plan

Minister Bruton today announced the establishment of the Climate Action Delivery Board to drive the implementation of the Government’s Climate Action Plan. The Climate Action Plan led by Minister Bruton sets out over 180 actions, together with hundreds of sub-actions, to ensure Ireland is responding to the climate challenge, securing a more resilient and sustainable future…

Tánaiste welcomes the visit of UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and announces €9 million in funding to the UNHCR

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi to Dublin 10-11 July. Speaking ahead of the visit of High Commissioner Grandi, the Tánaiste said: “Ireland remains a strong supporter of UNHCR. I am delighted to announce €9 million in core funding to the organisation in 2019. This will bring Ireland’s total…

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister of State Helen McEntee welcome National Statement on the European Union

The Government has today (Wednesday, 17 April 2019) published a new National Statement on the European Union. The National Statement is the Government’s response to the citizens’ dialogues on the future of Europe conducted across Ireland in 2018 and it will inform Ireland’s contribution to the Union’s next five-year Strategic Agenda. Preparation of the National Statement has…