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Community Dáil Éireann Government

Fianna Fáil Welcomes ‘considerable’ Improvements to Tenant Purchase Scheme

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan and Monaghan, Brendan Smith has welcomed new changes to the Tenant Purchase Scheme which have been introduced by the Housing Minister and will come into effect from the 1st February. Deputy Brendan Smith commented, “A very welcome change is the decision to enable pensioners to purchase their own council home.  The […]

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Community Dáil Éireann Government

Minister Catherine Martin Welcomes Events to Mark the Centenary of the Handover of Dublin Castle

On 16th January 1922 at 1.45pm, the last Lord Lieutenant, or Viceroy, of Ireland formally handed over power and Dublin Castle itself, to the new Provisional Government.  The ceremony was concluded within a brief 45 minutes.  This Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of this historic event – one of the most significant in modern Irish history and […]