Ireland set to host International Conference on Philanthropy

Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities spoke today (Friday 26th November) of the key role philanthropy plays in our society, in advance of welcoming the European Research Network on Philanthropy, ERNOP, 10th International Conference to Dublin next week. Speaking in advance of the Conference, Minister O’Brien stated “The Department welcomes the…

President Michael D. Higgins hosts fourth ‘Machnamh 100’ seminar

‘Settlements, Schisms and Civil Strife’ seminar considers road to the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty and its long term implications Principal speech delivered by Professor Diarmaid Ferriter with responses from President Higgins, Dr Daithí Ó Corráin, Professor Mary E. Daly, Professor Fearghal McGarry and Professor Margaret Kelleher The fourth of President Michael D. Higgins’ series of six Machnamh…

Statement by Minister Coveney marking the 5th anniversary of the Final Peace Agreement in Colombia

On the fifth anniversary of the Final Peace Agreement between the Government of Colombia and the former FARC-EP, I wish to congratulate all the parties involved, and especially the people of Colombia. Their remarkable achievements in laying the foundations for a deep societal change, and placing victims and survivors at the centre of the conflict-resolution…

Online launch of the latest release of material from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection by the Minister for Defence, Mr Simon Coveney, T.D.

The Minister for Defence, Mr Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the latest release of material from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection (MSPC) online. This latest release of records is the eleventh release of material under the MSPC Project and it comprises of over 3,800 files representing records relating to over 1,400 individuals. Release 11…

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D., announces almost €2 million to support the promotion of Irish arts globally

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D., announced funding of almost €2 million by Culture Ireland for the promotion of Irish arts globally in 2022. The funding is to support Irish artists, arts organisations and Irish cultural centres abroad to present events covering architecture, dance, film, literature, music, theatre…