Speech by Micheál Martin TD Tánaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Queen’s University Belfast, 18 April 2023

Thank you for organising this conference, a centre-piece of the events to mark the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. I am delighted to share this stage with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Chris-Heaton Harris. During this conference, and in other events over recent weeks, we have had an opportunity to remember not…

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces €20 Million Fund for the construction of new Community Centres

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today launched the 2023 Community Centres Investment Fund, which will see €20 million invested in new and ambitious community projects in our towns and villages. For the first time, funding of at least €1 million will be invested in projects that are shovel ready and…

€9,900,000+ in consumer claims recovered by the European Consumer Centre Network in 2022

The European Consumer Centre (ECC) Ireland is a member of the European Consumer Centre Network (ECC-Net), which offers consumers across the European Union advice on their consumer rights and legal protections when shopping and travelling in another European Union (EU) Member State or European Economic Area (EEA) country. ECC-Net members cooperate closely to help settle complaints between…

New Ambassadors Present Credentials

  His Excellency Mr. Ricardo Hernández Menendez, Ambassador of Chile, His Excellency, Mr. Enkhsukh Battumur, Ambassador of Mongolia and His Excellency, Mr. Ilir Kapiti, Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo presented their Letters of Credence to President Michael D. Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin today. His Excellency, Mr. Ricardo Hernández Menendez, Ambassador of Chile was…