Minister Coveney Launches Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of Europe at Turin Ministerial

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney T.D. will launch Ireland’s six-month Presidency of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers in Turin on Friday 20 May. The Minister will present Ireland’s Presidency priorities at a meeting of the Council of Europe’s 46 member states, where the continent’s Foreign Ministers will
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10 artists receive Markievicz Award to create work that reflects on the role of women in Irish history

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, today announced the 10 new recipients of the Decade of Centenaries Markievicz Award for artists.   The Markievicz Award is intended to support artists to develop their craft and ultimately produce great art that recognises and commemorates the role
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Clean Coasts and National Spring Clean to offer free clean-up kits for World Ocean Day

This World Ocean Day, act locally to make a global difference Starting today, Clean Coasts and National Spring Clean are offering communities around Ireland a free clean-up kit to host a clean-up on World Ocean Day With less than a month to go, Irish environmental charity Clean Coasts has joined
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Statement by Minister O’Gorman following Apology to People affected by Illegal Birth Registration at the Second Stage Debate of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2022 in Seanad Éireann

Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, today offered a formal apology on behalf of the Government for the deep hurt and anguish experienced by people whose births were illegally registered. The Minister placed the apology on the record of the Houses of the Oireachtas at the
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President Michael D. Higgins to make State Visit to Malta

Details have been announced of President Michael D. Higgins’ upcoming State Visit to Malta, the first such visit by an Irish Head of State to Malta since 2006. The visit has been re-scheduled following an earlier postponement in December 2021 in light of global developments with the emergence of the
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