Minister Shatter highlights continuing Garda successes in driving down crime by 8%
Speaking today on the publication of the Central Statistics Office recorded crime statistics for the twelve month period ending with the first quarter of 2013...
Shatter supports Pride Day Rally and congratulates Irish Prison Service on initiative
Pride Day Rally is a solidarity rally on the human-rights journey toward LGBT equality. Recognising the need for reform, the rally focuses this year on the civil rights of transgender persons.
New international treaty will increase access to books for visually impaired persons – Minister Bruton
A new international treaty will improve book access for visually impaired people, particularly those in developing countries, according to Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD.
Conway welcomes end to ‘book famine’ for visually impaired
Fine Gael Clare Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Disability and Equality, Martin Conway, has today (Thursday) welcomed an agreement on an historic international treaty from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to improve access to books for the blind, visually impaired, and other print disabled people.
Taoiseach and Tanaiste broker political agreement on EU €960 billion budget
In Brussels this morning, the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste reached a political agreement with the European Parliament and the European Commission on the EU budget for the next seven years.
Minister Bruton announces 90 new jobs for Dublin in four fast-growing IDA client companies
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today [Thursday] announced the creation of 90 new jobs for Dublin in four fast-growing companies.
Statement from Minister Bruton re Registered Employment Agreements
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton T.D. today [Thursday] stated that he intends to bring forward legislation to address the recent Supreme Court ruling that struck down Registered Employment Agreements.
Government targets €21m fund at turning good ideas into good jobs for 2013 – Minister Bruton
Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund to aid economic recovery and create jobs.
Commencement of the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013
Dr. James Reilly, Minister for Health and Mr. Alex White T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for Primary Care in the Department of Health, today (Monday 24th June) announced the commencement of the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013.
Agreement on amendment to maturities on Ireland’s borrowings reduces the market refinancing requirement by €20 billion over the period 2015 to 2022
The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan welcomes final agreement on amendment to maturities on Ireland’s borrowings