LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs Opening Statement by Minister Katherine Zappone

INTRODUCTION Colleagues, It is fitting that we gather at this time – as the world prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of the modern LGBTI rights movement. This hearing is fitting and timely and will re-assure young people across Ireland that TDs and Senators remain determined to protect and respect their hard fought-for…

Minister Creed leads meat and dairy engagement with key trade customers in Shanghai

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D. today concluded the first leg of his trade mission to China, leading the participation of Irish food companies in SIAL China, Asia’s largest food innovation exhibition in Shanghai. Minister Creed commented “SIAL provides a unique opportunity for Irish industry to meet and engage with…

St Columbas Girls National School Win ‘Best Overall Project’ in the Port of Cork Schools Initiative 2019

Overall winners Katelyn Stokes and Sandra Zoledziewska of St Columba’s GNS with facility for deaf children, are all smiles along with from left: Susan Vickers of An Taisce Clean Coast Programme, Aoife Dineen of the Marine and Renewable Energy Centre Ireland (MaREI) and Sara Mackeown of the Port of Cork, at the Port of Cork…

Longueville House to host their annual Orchard Blossom Walk, Talk & Cider Tasting on May 19

To coincide with the blossoming of the apple trees in their extensive orchards, Longueville House annually marks this special occasion by hosting an Orchard Blossom walk and talk, followed by a tour of the cider house and on-site distillery. With the guidance of William O’Callaghan (owner), you will discover the pleasure of this exciting process…