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Minister Shatter promoting Irish trade, investment, tourism and culture in Mexico

Minister Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence today travels to Mexico to begin the Government’s St. Patrick’s Day Promote Ireland Programme. This is the first St. Patrick’s Day Ministerial visit to take place in Mexico, and follows the successful visits of President Higgins in October last, and the visit of the Lord Mayor of Dublin earlier this month.

Minister Donohoe to discuss Ukraine with EU counterparts in Brussels

The Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donohoe T.D., will reiterate Ireland's call for a peaceful outcome to the situation in Crimea today at the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union in Brussels.

Ireland welcomes Foreign Affairs Council agreement on Crimea

The Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union today strongly condemned the holding of an illegal referendum in Crimea on joining the Russian Federation.

Taoiseach congratulates Irish Rugby Team on 6 Nations Triumph

The Taoiseach has today congratulated the Irish Rugby Team and their talisman Brian O'Driscoll on their outstanding courage and skill in winning this year's 6 Nations Championship.

Minister Fitzgerald lays wreath at Memorial to Irish who died in Korean War

Frances Fitzgerald T.D. Minister of Children and Youth Affairs visited Seoul, South Korea, from 12-15 March 2014 to mark St. Patrick’s Day.

Minister Donohoe travels to Belgium for St. Patrick’s Day

Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donohoe, will travel to Belgium on Sunday morning to promote trade, tourism and investment links between Ireland and Belgium as part of the Government’s St. Patrick’s Day programme.

Government publishes plan to fill 44,500 jobs in ICT sector over years to 2018

Government, Education and Industry working together to make Ireland the most attractive location in the world for ICT talent Ministers Quinn and Bruton launch the ICT Skills Action Plan The Government today (Friday) published its plan to fill 44,500 jobs for ICT professionals over the years to 2018.

Video initiative allows young people to voice concerns ahead of European elections - Harris

Fine Gael TD for Wicklow-East Carlow and Candidate for Ireland South, Simon Harris, has today (Thursday) welcomed a new youth advocacy project ahead of the European Elections. European Movement Ireland and a number of partners are bringing together a group of 18 to 25 year olds as part of the 32-county initiative.

Byrne welcomes €620,000 in funding to develop key Dublin tourist attractions

Fine Gael Dublin South Central TD, Catherine Byrne, has today (Thursday) warmly welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD, that an extra €620,000 is to be provided for key tourist attractions in Dublin. This will include a new interactive tourist trail, the Dubline, stretching from College Green to Kilmainham.

Coffey calls for rebalancing of EU Regional Aid to increase assistance for South East

Fine Gael Waterford Deputy, Paudie Coffey, has today (Thursday) raised the issue of EU Regional Aid in the Dáil and called on the Government to ensure that it is rebalanced to give more assistance to the South East.