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Minister Heather Humphreys speaking at the Launch of “Protestant and Irish: the minority’s search for place in independent Ireland” at the Royal Irish Academy
The huge contribution of the Protestant community to the political, economic, sporting and cultural development of independent Ireland is a historical fact, and this publication tells that story in an accessible and appealing way.The early decades of independence were certainly turbulent - and sometimes precarious - for Irish Protestants, and it is true that many chose to keep themselves to themselves.
Statement from the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys on the death of former TD Seymour Crawford
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, has today expressed her sadness at the death of former Fine Gael TD for Cavan-Monaghan, Seymour Crawford.
Minister Humphreys congratulates Monaghan playwright, Eugene McCabe, on Dublin Theatre Festival run
The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Fine Gael TD for Cavan Monaghan, Heather Humphreys, has congratulated Monaghan playwright, Eugene McCabe, following the opening night of his acclaimed play, King of the Castle, at the Dublin Theatre Festival.
Minister Humphreys publishes interim progress report on Action Plan for Rural Development
The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Wednesday) published an Interim Progress Report on Realising our Rural Potential, the Government's Action Plan for Rural Development.
175 jobs created and €15m invested in historic buildings
The scheme generated 175 jobs, and a total of €15 million was invested in 540 projects across the country.
Statement from the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD
I wish to address a number of issues in relation to the appointment of John McNulty to the Board of Directors of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA).
Speech on the Thirty-First Amendment of the Constitution (Children) Bill
It is a long awaited and much needed initiative and I commend the Minister, Deputy Frances Fitzgerald, the Taoiseach and the Cabinet on bringing it forward within 18 months of coming to office. I also welcome the cross-party support for the proposal in the House and the broader universal support from agencies working in the area of child welfare. Such a consensus is probably unique in the history of the State.