Heather Humphreys

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Heather Humphreys said : "It is challenging, there's no doubt about it, but we have to work towards reducing our emissions, that's the end goal" External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "This is something that we all have to deal with and we're committed to reducing our carbon emissions by 2030, and it's incumbent on all sectors that and everybody to make that effort, and it's not just in this country it's right across the world it's right across Europe, we have to reduce our carbon emissions," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys told : "Government has been very clear there is €1.5bn set aside to assist farmers from the carbon budget, as you know farmers are currently in the transition between the CAP programmes, we have finished the old one and we are in transition period and moving on to the new Cap programme," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys told : "I think it has worked very well in other countries, for example if you look at Israel. They had a spike after the vaccination programme, and they have been rolling out a booster campaign and it has been working for them," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "It is all part of the solution. There is a number of different measures, whether it is Covid certs, boosters, antigen testing, we need to look at it all. And we will do that and we will give clarity on Tuesday" External link

irishmirror Sunday, October 17, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “These projects will breathe new life into towns and villages across the country making them attractive and vibrant places for people to live, work, socialise and raise a family” External link

anglocelt Saturday, October 16, 2021 10:13:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "It’s important for people to realise that when they do ring 999 they will get an appropriate response and it's important people have confidence in it. I want to reassure them that they will get the response they deserve" External link

irishexaminer Friday, October 15, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “I share the concern of the Policing Authority and the [Garda] Commissioner about the continuation of inappropriate cancellation of these calls,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 15, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “Like anybody else in any other sector since last July, they will be able to go on to the job seekers and that’s there to support people who lose their jobs,” External link

independent-ie Friday, October 15, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We still need to look at a few more days of data and the Government will decide on Tuesday what actions to take,” External link

independent-ie Friday, October 15, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I am pleased to have secured Government approval for the payment of the social welfare Christmas bonus again this year. " External link

irishmirror Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “Either way the report is going to be published in three or four weeks,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:15:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “While Covid caused the temporary closure of the Garda training college at Templemore, I am delighted that the recruitment of trainees has resumed during 2021, and the funding announced today will allow us to regain ground lost during Covid and recruit 800 gardaí in 2022” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “If we find people who knowingly abused the PUP, we will apply the full rigours of the law against them” External link

westernpeople Monday, October 11, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys replied : “If we find people who knowingly abused the PUP, we will apply the full rigours of the law against them,” External link

irishtimes Monday, October 11, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The government has committed to the continued support of working parents to achieve a better work-life balance,” External link

thetimes Monday, October 11, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We have said that if the cost of living has gone up, and the cost of fuel, that’s something we’re certainly taking into consideration” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 9, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "We have all received some of these strange phone calls and text messages over the last few months. Some of them can be very sophisticated and unfortunately it is easy to be scammed out of significant amounts of money. The campaign we are launching today is aimed at providing information to the public on what to look out for and how to avoid falling victims to these criminals," External link

irishsun Friday, October 8, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "We have all received the strange phone calls and text messages doing the rounds over the last few months," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “Our carers have endured such a challenging year due to Covid-19,” External link

meathchronicle Wednesday, October 6, 2021 7:10:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “I want to also apologise to the family of the late Dara. They have suffered enough through the loss of Dara without having to deal with this. Just to say that the Garda Síochána have codes of conduct that all members of the force should be adhering to,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, October 6, 2021 3:31:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys told : “I really want to say I’m sorry, it shouldn’t have happened,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, October 6, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about Dara Quigley ) : "I want to apologise to the family of the late Dara, they have suffered enough through the loss of Dara without having to deal with this" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, October 6, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “our walkways, trails, greenways, blueways and cycleways are a defining feature of Rural Ireland” External link

independent-ie Friday, October 1, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “Our walkways, trails, greenways, blueways and cycleways are a defining feature of Rural Ireland,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "We are indebted to our farmers and other landowners throughout the country that facilitate access to these wonderful trails and who now, through this scheme, are being funded to maintain the walks to the high standard we have all come to expect," External link

dundalkdemocrat Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “It’s not easy for them,” “The Minister for Health has commissioned a review into this matter, and we await the outcome of that review” External link

eecho Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:24:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “These premises are not merely a stop-gap measure ahead of the arrival of the National Broadband Plan, it is our hope that they will instead become long-term community assets, fixtures of their communities, providing next generation services to Ireland’s rural heartlands,” External link

longfordleader Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:38:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I spoke with the Garda Commissioner this morning, he has assured me that the gardaí will apply discretion and will be issuing a communique to his organisation today to confirm that," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 22, 2021 9:27:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I am pleased to extend the funding for the School Meals Programme to schools throughout the summer holidays. This will ensure that thousands of children from every county will continue to receive a healthy and nutritious meal every day," External link

irishexaminer Monday, June 21, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “This has worked extremely well right across the country” External link

irishmirror Monday, June 21, 2021 8:04:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys told : “The School Meals Programme is a vital support for children and their parents,” External link

thejournal Monday, June 21, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “To be clear there are so many people who have enjoyed eating out and having a drink outdoors over this weekend alone,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, June 21, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys commented : “The majority of payments for 2021 Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will be issued automatically to some 111,000 families in respect of 204,000 children. Some €42 million will be paid to these families during the week beginning July 12,” External link

eecho Monday, June 21, 2021 5:03:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I spoke with the Garda commissioner this morning, he has assured me that the gardaí will apply discretion and will be issuing a communique to his organisation today to confirm that," External link

irishexaminer Monday, June 21, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The Commissioner has reassured me, and did so again this morning, that discretion will continue to be applied by Gardaí in their engagements with licensed premises. The Commissioner will be sending a communication out across the Garda organisation this morning to that effect,” External link

thejournal Monday, June 21, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "This week, we have seen another fall in the number of people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment as we continue to make progress in reopening our economy and suppressing the virus. “In fact, there are now over 214,000 fewer people being supported by the PUP compared to the second week of February. Over the past seven days alone, almost 24,000 people closed their PUP claims in order to return to work. Therefore, we are expecting further falls in the overall PUP numbers in the weeks ahead. The department has consistently reminded workers who are returning to work that they must close their claim for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment on the actual date that they start back at work. This reminder is issued in order to ensure that claims are processed correctly and to avoid incurring an overpayment. As stated by the Department of Social Protection, they " External link

irishmirror Saturday, June 19, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “While of course respecting the integrity of the tender process, I can confirm that my expectation is that the island community’s requirement for a minimum of four contracted daily sailings on a year-round basis will be met,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “The number of criminal offences recorded by An Garda Síochána has fallen sharply in most crime categories. This is welcome news,” External link

thejournal Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “The number of criminal offences recorded by An Garda Siochana has fallen sharply in most crime categories. This is welcome news,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “There is no reason why we have to return to the ‘old normal’. There is no reason why we can’t adopt a new way of ‘blended working’. Fine Gael is determined to ensure we pursue the right policies in government that will make remote working a permanent reality for tens of thousands of workers and students” External link

anglocelt Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "There are now over 214,000 fewer people being supported by the PUP compared to the second week of February," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “Our new Bill will modernise and update Garda powers, and it also contains provisions to ensure fundamental rights are protected” External link

independent-UK Monday, June 14, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “At the same time, where we are proposing to extend additional powers to gardaí, we are also strengthening safeguards. The Bill will have a strong focus on the fundamental rights and procedural rights of the accused,” External link

independent-ie Monday, June 14, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The law in this area is currently very complex, spread across the common law, hundreds of pieces of legislation, constitutional and EU law,” External link

irishtimes Monday, June 14, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about Strategy ) : "COVID-19 has shown us all how vital our outdoor amenities are for our mental and physical wellbeing. Our new National Outdoor Recreation Strategy will be all about investing in our great outdoors. " External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "Almost 200,000 people have now closed their PUP claims since February which clearly shows that as sectors reopen, people are returning to work," "As the PUP is paid a week in arrears, people who are returning to work this week will be reflected in next week's figures," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "Almost 200,000 people have now closed their PUP claims since February which clearly shows that as sectors reopen, people are returning to work," "As the PUP is paid a week in arrears, people who are returning to work this week will be reflected in next week's figures," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:46:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “An Garda Síochána, as they have been doing, will continue to engage with local authorities, businesses and community groups to ensure that the hospitality sector can reopen safely and stay open safely,” External link

irishtimes Monday, June 7, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys warned : “We have made so much progress in tackling the virus and we must not put the further re-opening of our society and economy at risk” External link

irishtimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys outlined ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "Retirement of all members of An Garda Síochána, including those at the rank of chief superintendent, is governed by legislation that sets the mandatory maximum retirement age at 60. " External link

con-telegraph Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "We are here to help we want to help people move back to work and help employers find staff," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "These laws are in place to protect and safeguard the State from those who are determined to undermine it and its democratic institutions," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : "The impression I am getting from people is that they genuinely want to get back to work," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “I would urge all existing or new hubs to become members of Connected Hubs. In addition to availing of the excellent platform and supports unveiled today, by having your details included in the National Hub Survey you can help Government to identify the scale of our nation’s remote working infrastructure. This information will help to guide and inform future investment decisions,” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, May 31, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “In addition to availing of the excellent platform and supports unveiled today, by having your details included in the National Hub Survey you can help government to identify the scale of our nation’s remote working infrastructure,” “This information will help to guide and inform future investment decisions” External link

agriland Monday, May 31, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “This discussion is a great opportunity to share your experience and hear about the Government’s plans as we incorporate what we have learned over the past year and plan for what the world of work will look like when the pandemic ends,” External link

finegael Monday, May 31, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "TidyTowns is not just a competition. It demonstrates everything good about our people - volunteerism, positivity, working together, community spirit, protecting our environment, that sense of pride in looking after the place you call home. " External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, May 29, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “We have to be careful too because this Covid takes many twists and turns. In terms of the regulations, as things improve we certainly review them all the time and hopefully we'll be in a position to relax them further,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : "I'd also like to wish the two gardaí who were injured last night and wish them a speedy recovery. And again I want to acknowledge the other first responders that were on the scene as well," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : "I'd also like to wish the two gardaí who were injured last night and wish them a speedy recovery. And again I want to acknowledge the other first responders that were on the scene as well," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, May 26, 2021 4:07:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We must always remember that in wearing the uniform and serving the Irish people, they place our protection and their duty to the State above their own safety” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, May 26, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “My thoughts are with the two members of An Garda Síochána who sustained injuries while responding to an incident in Blanchardstown this evening, and with their families” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We must always remember that in wearing the uniform and serving the Irish people, they place our protection and their duty to the State above their own safety” External link

beat102103 Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:10:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We must always remember that in wearing the uniform and serving the Irish people, they place our protection and their duty to the State above their own safety” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “My thoughts are with the two members of An Garda Síochána who sustained injuries while responding to an incident in Blanchardstown this evening, and with their families” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “I want to commend all of the Gardaí who were involved in ensuring there were no further injuries,” “Shocking incidents such as this remind us of the dangers the men and women of An Garda Síochána face every day. We can never take for granted their bravery and the dedicated service they provide to our communities,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys added ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "An investigation into the incident is now underway and I urge any member of the public with any information or footage to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We do need to be conscious, however, that some sectors are slower than others in terms of re-opening. Therefore, there will be no cliff edge reduction in people’s incomes on July 1,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “This initiative is a key part of the government’s plans for our agriculture community, supporting artisan, micro and small food businesses – new or existing – to develop,” External link

agriland Tuesday, May 25, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “Each and every day, it is the women and men of An Garda Síochána who protect us and keep us safe. In times of crisis, whether as individuals or as a society, they work to shield us all from harm,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 22, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “I want to express my sincere and deepest condolences to his father Marty and all his family, friends, his community and his Garda family – his heartbroken colleagues. I know all those who loved Colm still grieve his passing,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 22, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "Each and every day, it is the women and men of An Garda Siochana who protect us and keep us safe. In times of crisis, whether as individuals or as a society, they work to shield us all from harm," External link

independent-ie Saturday, May 22, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys confirmed : "I will be bringing a proposal to Cabinet at the end of June to continue with the Special Criminal Court," External link

irishexaminer Friday, May 21, 2021 10:41:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “As we look ahead to an outdoor summer and staycations, we want our local towns and villages right across the country to be attractive, welcoming places. The Trojan work carried out by our local TidyTowns volunteers will be central to achieving that. My message is clear - TidyTowns is back this year and it is bigger, better and more important than ever” External link

anglocelt Friday, May 21, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “While the last year has been so challenging for everyone, I know that so many Tidy Towns volunteers the length and breadth of the country have continued to look after their communities. Many groups have been unable to deliver on the projects they had planned due to Covid-19. That will not impact in any shape or form on this year’s competition and I am encouraging each and every one of the 987 registered groups across the country to enter once again” External link

limerickleader Friday, May 21, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "The priority here is to get the systems back up and running, to work with the HSE to recover what they could so that the patients can get the treatment that they need, and the HSE can get back operational again. The second part of this is the gardaí investigation" External link

irishexaminer Friday, May 21, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys says : "TidyTowns is not just a competition. It demonstrates everything good about our people – volunteerism, positivity, working together, community spirit, protecting our environment, that sense of pride in looking after the place you call home" External link

todayfm Friday, May 21, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “It is likely they will publish material and we want to be ready for that. If anyone makes contact with you contact your local Garda station,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “I am working to identify if additional funding can be provided in 2021 and I would therefore urge each local authority to utilise the funding announced today, and complete the repair works on the selected roads as soon as possible,” “This would position them well to undertake repairs on additional roads before the end of the year should further funding become available” External link

agriland Friday, May 14, 2021 2:43:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “I very much welcome the exceptional work which has been undertaken the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau so far this year. This vital work is having significant success in disrupting drug trafficking and the supply of illicit drugs by organised crime groups,” External link

thejournal Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "I can assure communities throughout the country that both the Government and An Garda Síochána will continue to take strong steps to ensure serious and violent crime is tackled and that our communities are kept safe" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “Support is also available for murals in our town centres, perhaps dedicated to local cultural or sporting personalities and events. This is all about adding colour and vibrancy to our towns and villages making them more attractive places to live, work in and visit,” External link

kilkennypeople Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:46:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “As restrictions are eased further over the coming weeks, tens of thousands more people will be in a position to close their PUP claims as their industries re-open and they return to work,” “For people who are not yet in a position to return to work, the PUP will continue to be paid at its current rates and will remain open to new entrants until 30 June,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The Government recognises that some sectors will be slower to reopen than others,” “For that reason, there will be no cliff-edge come the end of June. Supports will not be suddenly withdrawn but will be phased out in a gradual way in line with the reopening of the economy,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys says : "This is a very positive development and reflects the start of the recovery phase from this pandemic. “As restrictions are eased further over the coming weeks, tens of thousands more people will be in a position to close their PUP claims as their industries re-open and they return to work" External link

todayfm Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “These projects will breathe new life into towns and villages across the country making them attractive and vibrant places for people to live, work, socialise and raise a family” External link

limerickleader Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "As part of Our Rural Future, I want to see rural Ireland become a destination of choice domestically and internationally for outdoor pursuits and adventure tourism. " External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, May 1, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys saying : "The Ulster Canal is a major link in our waterway network that will see restoration of the canal basin near the historic Canal Stores in Clones and provide a water-based recreational amenity area. This is a wonderful development for the border region and particularly the town of Clones. Securing all of the €12m means we have certainty and can now deliver this section of the project substantially by mid-2023" External link

afloat Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The regulations I have signed today will provide for a number of improvements within the area of occupational pensions in Ireland” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We are again this week seeing a welcome reduction in Covid-19 cases, in hospitalisations and in ICU admissions,” “If we continue to make this kind of progress, we will then be well-placed to consider a further easing of restrictions into May and June. These decisions will be considered closely by Cabinet next week” External link

thejournal Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “The past twelve months have been very challenging for so many people including people with disabilities. We need to make every effort to ensure that opportunities are given to people with disabilities to gain employment as this is one of the key routes towards social inclusion,” External link

kilkennypeople Monday, April 19, 2021 9:26:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "These projects will breathe new life into towns and villages across the country making them attractive and vibrant places for people to live, work, socialise and raise a family" External link

limerickleader Monday, April 19, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "The project will significantly enhance the museum to create an internationally-significant tourism attraction," External link

limerickleader Monday, April 19, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "Remote working is a gamechanger. This is a concept that we will make a reality and it is among my biggest priorities as minister" External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : "The new programme is now open for applications and I would encourage communities and local enterprises who wish to avail of funding to make contact with their Local Development Company to discuss how the LEADER Programme can assist their plans. " External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:29:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “It’s important to stress that Department of Social Protection staff will never ask you for your Personal Public Services number (PPSN) or bank details if they should have reason to call you over the phone,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 12, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “Our new plan ‘Our Rural Future’ will build upon the work already done by Fine Gael in Government to address the challenges facing communities and deliver new opportunities for people living in rural areas, with remote work being a core feature of this plan,” External link

donegaldemocrat Friday, April 9, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I know people are feeling weary and fatigued," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We are going to develop specific public sector hubs in regional towns to enable public servants work in their own local areas,” External link

limerickleader Monday, April 5, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The funding we are announcing will ensure that more vital locally-led projects in areas like climate change, digital transformation, remote working and enterprise development can be progressed in rural communities throughout the country,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “This week, over 443,000 people are receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment from the Department of Social Protection. As the Covid-19 virus continues to affect all our lives, I want to reassure people that our Department will continue to support people who are out of work due to the Pandemic” External link

anglocelt Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys précisé : "Le commerce entre nos deux pays représente maintenant plus de 15 milliards d'euros (environ 17 milliards de dollars) et il est à espérer que cette croissance augmentera encore dans les années à venir" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, January 31, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT



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Heather Humphreys said : "It is challenging, there's no doubt about it, but we have to work towards reducing our emissions, that's the end goal" External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "This is something that we all have to deal with and we're committed to reducing our carbon emissions by 2030, and it's incumbent on all sectors that and everybody to make that effort, and it's not just in this country it's right across the world it's right across Europe, we have to reduce our carbon emissions," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys told : "Government has been very clear there is €1.5bn set aside to assist farmers from the carbon budget, as you know farmers are currently in the transition between the CAP programmes, we have finished the old one and we are in transition period and moving on to the new Cap programme," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys told : "I think it has worked very well in other countries, for example if you look at Israel. They had a spike after the vaccination programme, and they have been rolling out a booster campaign and it has been working for them," External link

irishexaminer Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "It is all part of the solution. There is a number of different measures, whether it is Covid certs, boosters, antigen testing, we need to look at it all. And we will do that and we will give clarity on Tuesday" External link

irishmirror Sunday, October 17, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “These projects will breathe new life into towns and villages across the country making them attractive and vibrant places for people to live, work, socialise and raise a family” External link

anglocelt Saturday, October 16, 2021 10:13:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "It’s important for people to realise that when they do ring 999 they will get an appropriate response and it's important people have confidence in it. I want to reassure them that they will get the response they deserve" External link

irishexaminer Friday, October 15, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “I share the concern of the Policing Authority and the [Garda] Commissioner about the continuation of inappropriate cancellation of these calls,” External link

irishtimes Friday, October 15, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “Like anybody else in any other sector since last July, they will be able to go on to the job seekers and that’s there to support people who lose their jobs,” External link

independent-ie Friday, October 15, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We still need to look at a few more days of data and the Government will decide on Tuesday what actions to take,” External link

independent-ie Friday, October 15, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I am pleased to have secured Government approval for the payment of the social welfare Christmas bonus again this year. " External link

irishmirror Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “Either way the report is going to be published in three or four weeks,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:15:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “While Covid caused the temporary closure of the Garda training college at Templemore, I am delighted that the recruitment of trainees has resumed during 2021, and the funding announced today will allow us to regain ground lost during Covid and recruit 800 gardaí in 2022” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “If we find people who knowingly abused the PUP, we will apply the full rigours of the law against them” External link

westernpeople Monday, October 11, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys replied : “If we find people who knowingly abused the PUP, we will apply the full rigours of the law against them,” External link

irishtimes Monday, October 11, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The government has committed to the continued support of working parents to achieve a better work-life balance,” External link

thetimes Monday, October 11, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We have said that if the cost of living has gone up, and the cost of fuel, that’s something we’re certainly taking into consideration” External link

irishtimes Saturday, October 9, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "We have all received some of these strange phone calls and text messages over the last few months. Some of them can be very sophisticated and unfortunately it is easy to be scammed out of significant amounts of money. The campaign we are launching today is aimed at providing information to the public on what to look out for and how to avoid falling victims to these criminals," External link

irishsun Friday, October 8, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "We have all received the strange phone calls and text messages doing the rounds over the last few months," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “Our carers have endured such a challenging year due to Covid-19,” External link

meathchronicle Wednesday, October 6, 2021 7:10:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “I want to also apologise to the family of the late Dara. They have suffered enough through the loss of Dara without having to deal with this. Just to say that the Garda Síochána have codes of conduct that all members of the force should be adhering to,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, October 6, 2021 3:31:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys told : “I really want to say I’m sorry, it shouldn’t have happened,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, October 6, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about Dara Quigley ) : "I want to apologise to the family of the late Dara, they have suffered enough through the loss of Dara without having to deal with this" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, October 6, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “our walkways, trails, greenways, blueways and cycleways are a defining feature of Rural Ireland” External link

independent-ie Friday, October 1, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “Our walkways, trails, greenways, blueways and cycleways are a defining feature of Rural Ireland,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "We are indebted to our farmers and other landowners throughout the country that facilitate access to these wonderful trails and who now, through this scheme, are being funded to maintain the walks to the high standard we have all come to expect," External link

dundalkdemocrat Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “It’s not easy for them,” “The Minister for Health has commissioned a review into this matter, and we await the outcome of that review” External link

eecho Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:24:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “These premises are not merely a stop-gap measure ahead of the arrival of the National Broadband Plan, it is our hope that they will instead become long-term community assets, fixtures of their communities, providing next generation services to Ireland’s rural heartlands,” External link

longfordleader Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:38:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I spoke with the Garda Commissioner this morning, he has assured me that the gardaí will apply discretion and will be issuing a communique to his organisation today to confirm that," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 22, 2021 9:27:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I am pleased to extend the funding for the School Meals Programme to schools throughout the summer holidays. This will ensure that thousands of children from every county will continue to receive a healthy and nutritious meal every day," External link

irishexaminer Monday, June 21, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “This has worked extremely well right across the country” External link

irishmirror Monday, June 21, 2021 8:04:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys told : “The School Meals Programme is a vital support for children and their parents,” External link

thejournal Monday, June 21, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “To be clear there are so many people who have enjoyed eating out and having a drink outdoors over this weekend alone,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, June 21, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys commented : “The majority of payments for 2021 Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will be issued automatically to some 111,000 families in respect of 204,000 children. Some €42 million will be paid to these families during the week beginning July 12,” External link

eecho Monday, June 21, 2021 5:03:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I spoke with the Garda commissioner this morning, he has assured me that the gardaí will apply discretion and will be issuing a communique to his organisation today to confirm that," External link

irishexaminer Monday, June 21, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The Commissioner has reassured me, and did so again this morning, that discretion will continue to be applied by Gardaí in their engagements with licensed premises. The Commissioner will be sending a communication out across the Garda organisation this morning to that effect,” External link

thejournal Monday, June 21, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "This week, we have seen another fall in the number of people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment as we continue to make progress in reopening our economy and suppressing the virus. “In fact, there are now over 214,000 fewer people being supported by the PUP compared to the second week of February. Over the past seven days alone, almost 24,000 people closed their PUP claims in order to return to work. Therefore, we are expecting further falls in the overall PUP numbers in the weeks ahead. The department has consistently reminded workers who are returning to work that they must close their claim for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment on the actual date that they start back at work. This reminder is issued in order to ensure that claims are processed correctly and to avoid incurring an overpayment. As stated by the Department of Social Protection, they " External link

irishmirror Saturday, June 19, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “While of course respecting the integrity of the tender process, I can confirm that my expectation is that the island community’s requirement for a minimum of four contracted daily sailings on a year-round basis will be met,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “The number of criminal offences recorded by An Garda Síochána has fallen sharply in most crime categories. This is welcome news,” External link

thejournal Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “The number of criminal offences recorded by An Garda Siochana has fallen sharply in most crime categories. This is welcome news,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “There is no reason why we have to return to the ‘old normal’. There is no reason why we can’t adopt a new way of ‘blended working’. Fine Gael is determined to ensure we pursue the right policies in government that will make remote working a permanent reality for tens of thousands of workers and students” External link

anglocelt Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:57:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "There are now over 214,000 fewer people being supported by the PUP compared to the second week of February," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “Our new Bill will modernise and update Garda powers, and it also contains provisions to ensure fundamental rights are protected” External link

independent-UK Monday, June 14, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “At the same time, where we are proposing to extend additional powers to gardaí, we are also strengthening safeguards. The Bill will have a strong focus on the fundamental rights and procedural rights of the accused,” External link

independent-ie Monday, June 14, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The law in this area is currently very complex, spread across the common law, hundreds of pieces of legislation, constitutional and EU law,” External link

irishtimes Monday, June 14, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about Strategy ) : "COVID-19 has shown us all how vital our outdoor amenities are for our mental and physical wellbeing. Our new National Outdoor Recreation Strategy will be all about investing in our great outdoors. " External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "Almost 200,000 people have now closed their PUP claims since February which clearly shows that as sectors reopen, people are returning to work," "As the PUP is paid a week in arrears, people who are returning to work this week will be reflected in next week's figures," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "Almost 200,000 people have now closed their PUP claims since February which clearly shows that as sectors reopen, people are returning to work," "As the PUP is paid a week in arrears, people who are returning to work this week will be reflected in next week's figures," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:46:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “An Garda Síochána, as they have been doing, will continue to engage with local authorities, businesses and community groups to ensure that the hospitality sector can reopen safely and stay open safely,” External link

irishtimes Monday, June 7, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys warned : “We have made so much progress in tackling the virus and we must not put the further re-opening of our society and economy at risk” External link

irishtimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys outlined ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "Retirement of all members of An Garda Síochána, including those at the rank of chief superintendent, is governed by legislation that sets the mandatory maximum retirement age at 60. " External link

con-telegraph Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "We are here to help we want to help people move back to work and help employers find staff," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "These laws are in place to protect and safeguard the State from those who are determined to undermine it and its democratic institutions," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:13:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : "The impression I am getting from people is that they genuinely want to get back to work," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “I would urge all existing or new hubs to become members of Connected Hubs. In addition to availing of the excellent platform and supports unveiled today, by having your details included in the National Hub Survey you can help Government to identify the scale of our nation’s remote working infrastructure. This information will help to guide and inform future investment decisions,” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, May 31, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “In addition to availing of the excellent platform and supports unveiled today, by having your details included in the National Hub Survey you can help government to identify the scale of our nation’s remote working infrastructure,” “This information will help to guide and inform future investment decisions” External link

agriland Monday, May 31, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “This discussion is a great opportunity to share your experience and hear about the Government’s plans as we incorporate what we have learned over the past year and plan for what the world of work will look like when the pandemic ends,” External link

finegael Monday, May 31, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "TidyTowns is not just a competition. It demonstrates everything good about our people - volunteerism, positivity, working together, community spirit, protecting our environment, that sense of pride in looking after the place you call home. " External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, May 29, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “We have to be careful too because this Covid takes many twists and turns. In terms of the regulations, as things improve we certainly review them all the time and hopefully we'll be in a position to relax them further,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : "I'd also like to wish the two gardaí who were injured last night and wish them a speedy recovery. And again I want to acknowledge the other first responders that were on the scene as well," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : "I'd also like to wish the two gardaí who were injured last night and wish them a speedy recovery. And again I want to acknowledge the other first responders that were on the scene as well," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, May 26, 2021 4:07:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We must always remember that in wearing the uniform and serving the Irish people, they place our protection and their duty to the State above their own safety” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, May 26, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “My thoughts are with the two members of An Garda Síochána who sustained injuries while responding to an incident in Blanchardstown this evening, and with their families” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We must always remember that in wearing the uniform and serving the Irish people, they place our protection and their duty to the State above their own safety” External link

beat102103 Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:10:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We must always remember that in wearing the uniform and serving the Irish people, they place our protection and their duty to the State above their own safety” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “My thoughts are with the two members of An Garda Síochána who sustained injuries while responding to an incident in Blanchardstown this evening, and with their families” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “I want to commend all of the Gardaí who were involved in ensuring there were no further injuries,” “Shocking incidents such as this remind us of the dangers the men and women of An Garda Síochána face every day. We can never take for granted their bravery and the dedicated service they provide to our communities,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys added ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "An investigation into the incident is now underway and I urge any member of the public with any information or footage to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We do need to be conscious, however, that some sectors are slower than others in terms of re-opening. Therefore, there will be no cliff edge reduction in people’s incomes on July 1,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “This initiative is a key part of the government’s plans for our agriculture community, supporting artisan, micro and small food businesses – new or existing – to develop,” External link

agriland Tuesday, May 25, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “Each and every day, it is the women and men of An Garda Síochána who protect us and keep us safe. In times of crisis, whether as individuals or as a society, they work to shield us all from harm,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 22, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : “I want to express my sincere and deepest condolences to his father Marty and all his family, friends, his community and his Garda family – his heartbroken colleagues. I know all those who loved Colm still grieve his passing,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 22, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "Each and every day, it is the women and men of An Garda Siochana who protect us and keep us safe. In times of crisis, whether as individuals or as a society, they work to shield us all from harm," External link

independent-ie Saturday, May 22, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys confirmed : "I will be bringing a proposal to Cabinet at the end of June to continue with the Special Criminal Court," External link

irishexaminer Friday, May 21, 2021 10:41:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “As we look ahead to an outdoor summer and staycations, we want our local towns and villages right across the country to be attractive, welcoming places. The Trojan work carried out by our local TidyTowns volunteers will be central to achieving that. My message is clear - TidyTowns is back this year and it is bigger, better and more important than ever” External link

anglocelt Friday, May 21, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “While the last year has been so challenging for everyone, I know that so many Tidy Towns volunteers the length and breadth of the country have continued to look after their communities. Many groups have been unable to deliver on the projects they had planned due to Covid-19. That will not impact in any shape or form on this year’s competition and I am encouraging each and every one of the 987 registered groups across the country to enter once again” External link

limerickleader Friday, May 21, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "The priority here is to get the systems back up and running, to work with the HSE to recover what they could so that the patients can get the treatment that they need, and the HSE can get back operational again. The second part of this is the gardaí investigation" External link

irishexaminer Friday, May 21, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys says : "TidyTowns is not just a competition. It demonstrates everything good about our people – volunteerism, positivity, working together, community spirit, protecting our environment, that sense of pride in looking after the place you call home" External link

todayfm Friday, May 21, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “It is likely they will publish material and we want to be ready for that. If anyone makes contact with you contact your local Garda station,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “I am working to identify if additional funding can be provided in 2021 and I would therefore urge each local authority to utilise the funding announced today, and complete the repair works on the selected roads as soon as possible,” “This would position them well to undertake repairs on additional roads before the end of the year should further funding become available” External link

agriland Friday, May 14, 2021 2:43:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “I very much welcome the exceptional work which has been undertaken the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau so far this year. This vital work is having significant success in disrupting drug trafficking and the supply of illicit drugs by organised crime groups,” External link

thejournal Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said ( about An Garda Siochana ) : "I can assure communities throughout the country that both the Government and An Garda Síochána will continue to take strong steps to ensure serious and violent crime is tackled and that our communities are kept safe" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “Support is also available for murals in our town centres, perhaps dedicated to local cultural or sporting personalities and events. This is all about adding colour and vibrancy to our towns and villages making them more attractive places to live, work in and visit,” External link

kilkennypeople Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:46:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “As restrictions are eased further over the coming weeks, tens of thousands more people will be in a position to close their PUP claims as their industries re-open and they return to work,” “For people who are not yet in a position to return to work, the PUP will continue to be paid at its current rates and will remain open to new entrants until 30 June,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The Government recognises that some sectors will be slower to reopen than others,” “For that reason, there will be no cliff-edge come the end of June. Supports will not be suddenly withdrawn but will be phased out in a gradual way in line with the reopening of the economy,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys says : "This is a very positive development and reflects the start of the recovery phase from this pandemic. “As restrictions are eased further over the coming weeks, tens of thousands more people will be in a position to close their PUP claims as their industries re-open and they return to work" External link

todayfm Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “These projects will breathe new life into towns and villages across the country making them attractive and vibrant places for people to live, work, socialise and raise a family” External link

limerickleader Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "As part of Our Rural Future, I want to see rural Ireland become a destination of choice domestically and internationally for outdoor pursuits and adventure tourism. " External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, May 1, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys saying : "The Ulster Canal is a major link in our waterway network that will see restoration of the canal basin near the historic Canal Stores in Clones and provide a water-based recreational amenity area. This is a wonderful development for the border region and particularly the town of Clones. Securing all of the €12m means we have certainty and can now deliver this section of the project substantially by mid-2023" External link

afloat Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The regulations I have signed today will provide for a number of improvements within the area of occupational pensions in Ireland” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We are again this week seeing a welcome reduction in Covid-19 cases, in hospitalisations and in ICU admissions,” “If we continue to make this kind of progress, we will then be well-placed to consider a further easing of restrictions into May and June. These decisions will be considered closely by Cabinet next week” External link

thejournal Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys added : “The past twelve months have been very challenging for so many people including people with disabilities. We need to make every effort to ensure that opportunities are given to people with disabilities to gain employment as this is one of the key routes towards social inclusion,” External link

kilkennypeople Monday, April 19, 2021 9:26:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "These projects will breathe new life into towns and villages across the country making them attractive and vibrant places for people to live, work, socialise and raise a family" External link

limerickleader Monday, April 19, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "The project will significantly enhance the museum to create an internationally-significant tourism attraction," External link

limerickleader Monday, April 19, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "Remote working is a gamechanger. This is a concept that we will make a reality and it is among my biggest priorities as minister" External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : "The new programme is now open for applications and I would encourage communities and local enterprises who wish to avail of funding to make contact with their Local Development Company to discuss how the LEADER Programme can assist their plans. " External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:29:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “It’s important to stress that Department of Social Protection staff will never ask you for your Personal Public Services number (PPSN) or bank details if they should have reason to call you over the phone,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 12, 2021 9:58:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys concluded : “Our new plan ‘Our Rural Future’ will build upon the work already done by Fine Gael in Government to address the challenges facing communities and deliver new opportunities for people living in rural areas, with remote work being a core feature of this plan,” External link

donegaldemocrat Friday, April 9, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : "I know people are feeling weary and fatigued," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “We are going to develop specific public sector hubs in regional towns to enable public servants work in their own local areas,” External link

limerickleader Monday, April 5, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “The funding we are announcing will ensure that more vital locally-led projects in areas like climate change, digital transformation, remote working and enterprise development can be progressed in rural communities throughout the country,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys said : “This week, over 443,000 people are receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment from the Department of Social Protection. As the Covid-19 virus continues to affect all our lives, I want to reassure people that our Department will continue to support people who are out of work due to the Pandemic” External link

anglocelt Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Heather Humphreys précisé : "Le commerce entre nos deux pays représente maintenant plus de 15 milliards d'euros (environ 17 milliards de dollars) et il est à espérer que cette croissance augmentera encore dans les années à venir" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, January 31, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT



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minister for regional development2.08%EN01/23/201723/01/2017
colleague0.30%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
cabinet colleague0.30%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
ministre de la culture0.30%FR09/04/201604/09/2016
ministra do desenvolvimento regional0.59%PT05/27/201627/05/2016
minister0.89%SA08/23/201423/08/2014
Names Lang Count
Heather HumphreysEN99.15%
Heather HumphreysSA0.34%
Heather HumphreysPT0.34%
Heather HumphreysFR0.17%


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