Government announces €30m investment in new ABC (Area-Based Childhood) Programme
Minister Fitzgerald confirms 13 sites to benefit from new early intervention programme.
FG/Labour Govt committed to tackling homelessness - Byrne
Budget of €45m used to support homeless services; a fact which Sinn Féin chooses to ignore.
Economy now adding 1200 jobs per week – Taoiseach and Minister for Jobs
More than 1600 jobs being shed per week in three years before Government took office.
New jobs and new export markets won on successful mission to India - Bruton
Two new Indian companies to set up operations in Ireland; major business wins for Irish companies and Higher Level Education Institutions.
Taoiseach’s Statement on the death of Father Alec Reid
I extend my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Father Alec Reid who sadly passed away this morning.
Much larger health warnings on cigarette packs a step closer – Minister Reilly on Government decision
The Government has today (Tuesday, 19th November 2013) approved the General Scheme for legislation to provide for much larger health warnings on cigarette packets.
Taoiseach to attend North South Ministerial Meeting in Armagh
The Taoiseach, will today, Friday, attend the seventeenth plenary meeting of the North South Ministerial Council (NSMC) in the NSMC Headquarters in Armagh
Successful completion of 12th and Final Review Mission of the EU/ IMF Programme
Ireland has successfully concluded the 12th and final review mission of the Programme with the EU Commission, the ECB and the IMF.
Government agreed details of implementation of Quirke Scheme for women in Magdalen laundries
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, today announced that the Government has agreed the details on how to implement the recommendations of Judge Quirke for an ex-gratia scheme for the benefit of those who were admitted to and worked in the Magdalen laundries, St Mary’s Training Centre, Stanhope Street and House of Mercy Training School, Summerhill, Wexford.
Government welcomes the publication of NESC’s report
The report reflects the Council’s belief that the journey to find a way through Ireland’s banking, fiscal, economic, social and reputational crises, has highlighted the fact that strategies and policies can only be provisional starting points.