Archive for : December, 2015

Ministers Donohoe & Ring announce further €1m in funding for ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’

14th December, 2015

Announcement of second phase of capital investment for key attractions     The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, along with......

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17.5% rise in overseas tourism revenue provides continued boost to economy – Donohoe & Ring

10th December, 2015

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, and Minister of State, Michael Ring TD, have welcomed new CSO figures out today (Thursday)......

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Opening Statement to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communication on Forthcoming EU Council of Transport Ministers’ meeting

9th December, 2015

Good morning everyone – I am very pleased to appear before the committee to discuss the Transport Council in Brussels tomorrow which I will......

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Harbours Bill 2015 Seanad Second Stage Speech

8th December, 2015

I am pleased to introduce to the House the Harbours Bill 2015.   This Bill builds upon the recommendations of National Ports Policy which......

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Minister Donohoe opens refurbished Drogheda Viaduct

7th December, 2015

EU funded Drogheda Viaduct refurbishment keeps cross-border rail service on track Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Monday) attended a......

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Week’s events; Tourism Ireland’s marketing Plans 2016, growth at Dublin Airport, North-South relations & Christmas trees

4th December, 2015

The week began on an exceptionally positive note with the launch of Tourism Ireland’s Marketing Plans for 2016. This year (2015) we are on......

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Statement to Select Committee on Supplementary Estimate 2015

1st December, 2015

I am delighted to appear before the Select Committee to recommend this Supplementary Estimate of €100m in additional capital funding for my Department. This......

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