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Minister Brophy announces €5 million Irish Aid support for COVID-19 vaccines in developing countries
Colm Brophy, T.D., Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, today announced an additional €5 million in Irish Aid funding for the global health response to COVID-19, to enable developing countries access vaccines.
Minister Brophy announces Irish Aid support for rural communities and farmers in developing countries
€12.5 million in Irish Aid funding awarded to support IFAD’s work with farmers to improve food systems in developing countries
Minister Colm Brophy launches Irish Aid consultation process for Development Education and Global Citizenship
Minister Colm Brophy launches Samaritans Freephone helpline for Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia
The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today launched Samaritans Freephone helpline for the Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia.
Minister Brophy announces To Be Irish programme, an initiative to connect our global diaspora
Today, Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D. announced details of an exciting programme of events streamed at tobeirish.ie. The aim is to connect our diaspora around the world during the holiday season.
Postal route services to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore to resume next week – Brophy
A number of international postal route services are set to resume next week, having faced disruption during the Covid-19 crisis. Services to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore will commence again on September 29th. Parcel service delivery to the United States will also resume on this date.
Help-to-Buy applicants should contact Revenue to enquire if they are eligible for the newly enhanced scheme – Brophy
First time buyers who have already applied for the Help-to-Buy scheme and are waiting on a decision should contact Revenue to find out if they are eligible for the newly enhanced scheme, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Fianna Fáil trying to dodge scrutiny of their so-called housing policies – Fine Gael report
Fianna Fáil have completely failed to explain how they will fund a special savers scheme to help first time buyers, a Fine Gael TD has said.
FF’s election speculation shows their true colours once again – Brophy
Fianna Fáil’s election speculation has exposed that the party’s trademark arrogance and complacency have not gone away, a Fine Gael TD has said.
A public consultation would shape our approach to famine commemoration – Brophy
A public consultation process is necessary to help shape our new approach to the commemoration of the Great Famine, and to give people a sense of ownership of it, a Fine Gael TD has said.