Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Appeals to Agri-food businesses: “Make this the week to prepare for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit”

The UK says it will “leave the EU in 90 days” – make sure that you are ready The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has today appealed to agri-food businesses, traders and hauliers of agricultural commodities to act immediately to ensure that they have taken the necessary steps to prepare…

Minister Creed welcomes the appointment of new Agriculture Attachés prior to departure to Irish Embassies in key markets

Minister Creed welcomes the appointment of new Agriculture Attachés and wishes them success in their roles prior to departure to the Irish Embassy Network overseas.   Minister Creed stated: “Our enhanced focus on market access and trade is a key part of my Department’s response to the challenges posed by Brexit. It is also very…

BlackBee Group launches €250m fund to create Ireland’s largest residential care home group

New brand, Aperee is set to be Ireland’s largest residential care home group. BlackBee Group has today launched a new healthcare investment fund, which will result in the creation of Ireland’s largest residential care group. The fund will initially seek to raise €250m to invest in the acquisition and development of state-of-the-art care homes, with…

Minister Ring publishes first ever Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland

Policy will enable social enterprises to increase their impact on society. Mr Michael Ring, TD, The Minister for Rural and Community Development, today published a new National Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland. Social enterprises are businesses whose core objective is to achieve a social, societal or environmental impact. Like other businesses, social enterprises trade in…

Delivery Board established to drive forward Climate Action Plan

Minister Bruton today announced the establishment of the Climate Action Delivery Board to drive the implementation of the Government’s Climate Action Plan. The Climate Action Plan led by Minister Bruton sets out over 180 actions, together with hundreds of sub-actions, to ensure Ireland is responding to the climate challenge, securing a more resilient and sustainable future…

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-9 dreamliner on Dublin route and increases frequency during summer peak

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has increased frequency on its Dublin to Abu Dhabi route during the busy summer season. The airline will fly to Abu Dhabi up to twice daily, with four additional services, operated by the latest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The additional flights will depart Dublin in…

Minister Flanagan announces passage of the Coroners (Amendment) Bill

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D., announced today that the Coroners (Amendment) Bill 2018 has now passed both Houses of the Oireachtas. Making the point that the Bill will amend the existing legislation to significantly clarify, strengthen and modernise the powers available to coroners in the reporting, investigation and inquest of deaths,…