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February  27th,  2015

Jobs, Investment and Trade to be focus of the Taoiseach's St Patrick's Day mission to the US

The Taoiseach will have a series of high-level political engagements, including meetings with President Obama, Vice-President Biden, Speaker Boehner and other...

February  26th,  2015

New Low Pay Commission to advise on minimum wage

A new Low Pay Commission is to examine the rate of the national minimum wage. The commission met for the first time today, and will report back to the Government by mid-July, with annual reports from then on....

February  25th,  2015

Tánaiste and Minister Bruton welcome continuing rise in numbers of people at work

Tánaiste Joan Burton Jobs Minister Richard Bruton have welcomed the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office which show that 3,300 new jobs were created per month in 2014...

February  25th,  2015

New law to regulate assisted human reproduction

New legislation is being prepared to regulate surrogacy and the broader area of assisted human reproduction and associated research...

February  24th,  2015

Statement by the Taoiseach on the passing of Don Keough

I have just heard with great sadness of the passing of Don Keough. A great Irishman and a great American, he will be sorely missed by all who knew him and leaves an enormous legacy including through his philanthropy...

February  24th,  2015

Statement by Minister Donohoe on the Government’s position on IAG’s proposal to make an offer for Aer Lingus

Having briefed his Cabinet colleagues on the latest position in relation to the IAG proposal to make an offer for Aer Lingus, Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has this afternoon reiterated the...