€200 million in funding is a major boost to the Irish Film Industry - Neville
Over €200 million in new funding will be a major boost to the Irish Film Industry over the next decade, Limerick TD, Tom Neville has said.
Scouting Ireland report is deeply concerning – Farrell
Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, Alan Farrell has said Scouting Ireland must answer questions on the reported mishandling in a case of alleged rape, particularly given the organisation is in receipt of State funding.
Ballymun is the ideal location for Irish Language Hub – Rock
The Government needs to strongly consider Ballymun for the location of its planned new Irish language and cultural hub for Dublin, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Sugar Tax is proving a huge success even before its implementation - Noone
In advance of the implementation of the Sugar Tax, it is already having an impact on how soft drinks companies are selling their products, Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone has said.
Minister McHugh Announces 10 year plan for €178 million investment package on the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands as part of Project Ireland 2040
The long-term funding package will run over 10 years and includes investment for Údarás na Gaeltachta of €105 million to help drive employment in the Gaeltacht with targets of 1,000 new jobs to be created a year. Some €33 million will be invested in the Gaeltacht Language Planning Process and €13 millon invested in Irish Language Networks and Gaeltacht Service Towns like Letterkenny, Galway, Dingle, Donegal Town and Dungloe. Another €27 millon will be invested in island marine infrastructures.
McLoughlin welcomes exciting new venture for Sligo as LiveTiles to establish AI innovation centre
Some 50 new high quality jobs will be created in Sligo this year by global software company LiveTiles, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Pre-registration of teenagers on register of electors could encourage political engagement- Rock
The Government should consider giving local authorities the power to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to pre-register on the register of electors to encourage younger people to be politically active, according to a Fine Gael TD.
Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers - Lombard
Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Cannon welcomes EU Regulation on portability of online content services
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has welcomed a new EU Regulation ensuring that people from Galway and across the country will be able to access their online subscriptions such as Netflix, Spotify and Sky Sports wherever they are travelling in the EU.
Donegal TD Joe McHugh welcomes €55,000 in Development Education funding for the Inishowen Development Partnership
This €55,000 funding for the Inishowen Development Partnership will help members of the public to see for themselves the importance of sustainability and improve their awareness of their role as global citizens.