Minister for Justice Simon Harris TD has approved the designation of An Garda Síochána as a competent authority under the EU Terrorist Content Online Regulation

An Garda Síochána is designated as the competent authority in Ireland who can require internet service providers to remove online terrorist content Minister for Justice Simon Harris TD has today signed regulations designating An Garda Síochána as the competent authority in Ireland for issuing legal orders requiring internet service providers to remove online terrorist content.…

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Government announces preferred tenderer for the provision of the new Irish Coast Guard Search and Rescue Aviation Contract

The Government has today announced that it has accepted a recommendation from the Minister of Transport Eamon Ryan TD and Minister of State Jack Chambers TD to offer the next Irish Coast Guard (IRCG) search & rescue aviation (SAR) contract to Bristow Ireland Limited.   The contract will provide for the day and night-time operation…

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Minister of State for European Affairs, Peter Burke To Attend Meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC) in Brussels

Minister for European Affairs, Peter Burke TD, will attend a meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC) in Brussels on Tuesday, 30 May which will focus on preparations for the June European Council to be held 29-30 June. Ministers will discuss the draft agenda for the June European Council which includes Ukraine/Russia, Economy/Competitiveness, Security and…

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KYLIE MINOGUE CELEBRATES IN LOS ANGELES THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF HER EPONYMOUS, AWARD-WINNING WINE BRAND WITH 9 MILLION BOTTLES SOLD SINCE LAUNCH

“I can’t believe it’s already been three years since we launched Kylie Minogue Wines, and I am thrilled that this anniversary not only coincides with the launch of my first single “Padam Padam” from my upcoming album “Tension”, but also the imminent launch of Pride Month. Thank you to all our amazing wine-makers, growers, suppliers…

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Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin welcomes the delivery of two Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs) to the Naval Service

The Tánaiste and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin welcomed the arrival from New Zealand of two Inshore Patrol Vessels for the Naval Service. Following an epic 35 day, 10,000 nautical mile voyage from Auckland, New Zealand on a large heavy sea lift transport vessel to the Port of Cork and after being towed into the…

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President Higgins plants tree at Áras an Uachtaráin in memory of Tom Johnson, author of the Democratic Programme of the First Dáil

Tree planting takes place ahead of May Day, at an event to mark the 50th anniversary of the Irish Labour History Society   The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, today planted a tree and unveiled a commemorative plaque at Áras an Uachtaráin in memory of Tom Johnson, author of the Democratic Programme of the First…

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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…

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