Category Archives: Departmental Press Release

Minister O’Brien welcomes Cabinet approval for the publication of Affordable Housing Bill 2021

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has welcomed Cabinet approval for the publication of the Affordable Housing Bill 2021. The Bill will be the first comprehensive standalone legislation dedicated to the provision of affordable housing … Continue reading

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Tellus Survey aircraft to begin flying over the south east of Ireland

Conducted by the Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), the Tellus survey collects geochemical and geophysical data on rocks, soil and water across Ireland. To collect this data, the latest phase of the survey will involve a low-flying aircraft flying from August … Continue reading

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Summer Ready booklet launched

Today, Ministers Coveney, Humphries and Naughton launched the “Be Summer Ready” Leaflet and campaign at Government Buildings. This booklet is part of the Government of Ireland initiative to provide information to the general public on issues which may affect them … Continue reading

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Waterford City Centre to unveil ambitious Urban Regeneration Design Strategy funded under the Urban Regeneration Development Fund

Waterford City was successful today ( Monday 15th March 2021)  with the announcement of  the allocation of €27,660,000 under the Urban Regeneration & Development Fund (URDF) by the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien for an ambitious City … Continue reading

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Minister McConalogue reminds Dog Owners to be vigilant during Lambing Season

Iconic Bonzo the Dog advert reimagined The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., today relaunched a Department of Agriculture advertisement, reminding dog owners that sheep worrying by dogs remains as big an issue as ever, particularly … Continue reading

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Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD has announced today 24th February 2021, details of a further extension to the expiry dates of driving licences. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by … Continue reading

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Minister Humphreys highlights the responsibilities of dog owners this lambing season

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today, highlighted the responsibilities of dog owners and the vulnerability of sheep to dog attacks, particularly during lambing season. Minister Humphreys said dog attacks cause real and serious injury to … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise Development Fund 2021 – Open for Applications

Social Enterprises called on to apply to €400,000 fund to address Ireland’s greatest social challenges: The Social Enterprise Development is a €3.2 Million Fund running from 2018-2022 €400,000 in cash grants will be made available as well as additional business … Continue reading

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Deich mBliana na gCuimneachán Phort Láirge Scéim Deontas Pobail 2021

Cuireann Coiste Cuimhneachán Phort Láirge fáilte roimh iarratais do Scéim Deontas Pobail na gCuimhneachán 2021 do thionscadail a dhéanann comóradh ar Dheich mBliana na gCuimhneachán i gCathair agus i gContae Phort Láirge. Tá deontais de suas go dtí €3000 ar … Continue reading

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