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Minister Fitzgerald publishes Report of the Independent Review Group on the Department of Justice & Equality

Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Justice and Equality, has today published, in full, the Report of the Independent Review Group on the Department of Justice and Equality.

Clune calls on the HSE to make cancer counselling more readily available

Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, has called on the HSE to make cancer counselling more readily available.

Holidaymakers should be travel ready with a European Health Insurance Card and travel insurance – Noone

Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has today (Monday) encouraged holidaymakers to make sure they are travel ready ahead of their holidays, and advised people to make sure their European Health Insurance Card, is up to date.

Have your say on flood prevention measures for Cork - Murphy

Minister for Europe and Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central, Dara Murphy, has today (Monday) encouraged the people of Cork to have their say on proposed flood relief works on the River Lee. The Public Information Day on the Lower Lee (Cork City) Flood Relief Scheme takes place tomorrow (Tuesday). Representatives of the Office of Public Works’ Design Team and Environmental Consultants will be available at Cork City Hall on 29th July from 2pm to 9pm to answer any questions that interested persons may have regarding the Scheme.

Get SUSI applications in before deadline on Friday 1st August – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has, today (Monday), urged parents and students to apply for third level grants this week as SUSI’s deadline is this Friday, 1st August.

Bannon supports calls for ceasefire in Gaza

Fine Gael Longford/ Westmeath TD, James Bannon has, today (Monday), supported calls for a ceasefire in Gaza to prevent further loss of life.

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade speaks to Israeli Ambassador: Calls for immediate end to violence

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Charlie Flanagan, T.D., spoke earlier today with the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland, Mr. Boaz Modai, in order to condemn yesterday’s attack on a UN- run school in Gaza and reiterate the very grave concerns of the Irish Government and people at the current situation in Gaza and Israel.

COVENEY MEETS O’NEILL TO DISCUSS BEEF

Building on previous discussions, Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney invited his Northern Irish counterpart Michelle O’Neill to Dublin to discuss issues currently facing the beef sector on both parts of the island.

We must push ahead with plain packaging and stand up to tobacco industry lobbying – Noone

Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has said that the Government must push ahead with plain packaging for cigarettes and stand up to lobbying from the well funded tobacco industry.