Ryanair launches new Future Flyer Academy programme for aspiring pilots in Ireland

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, launched its new Future Flyer Academy pilot training programme in partnership with Irish-based and world-renowned international flight school, Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA), which will see over 400 aspiring pilots join the airline group as Second Officers over the next 4 years. Ryanair’s Future Flyer Academy offers aspiring pilots the opportunity to…

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Tánaiste announces changes to mandatory retirement age and maximum recruitment age for Permanent Defence Force personnel

Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin TD, today announced that the mandatory retirement age for Permanent Defence Force personnel will increase to 60 with effect from 29 March 2024. The measure, which received Government approval today, will cover all Permanent Defence Force ranks that currently have a mandatory retirement age below 60. The maximum…

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Government to open five new overseas Missions under Global Ireland programme

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence, Micheál Martin TD, today announced the opening of five new overseas missions under the Global Ireland programme, further strengthening Ireland’s global presence and influence. The Tánaiste today received Government approval for the opening of new Embassies in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Moldova, and new Consulates General…

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Briefing 17: The alarming and dire situation in the occupied Palestinian Territory

The Mission of the State of Palestine to Ireland urgently brings to your attention the alarming and dire situation in the occupied Palestinian Territory, as outlined in the latest briefing from the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, which is attached herewith. The Gaza Strip:   Killings and Injuries: Over 28,800 Palestinian civilians, including 70%…

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Minister Harris announces location of the first Talent and Innovation Attaché position under Global Citizens 2030

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD has today announced the location of the first Talent and Innovation Attaché position as the West Coast of the United States. The Minister made the announcement as part of the US launch of the Government’s International Education and Innovation Strategy Global Citizens…

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