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# Funding

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# Vaccine
Ireland commits €18 million as part of global effort to tackle Covid-19
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the funding today.
# Bono
U2 are donating €10 million to fund PPE for healthcare workers in Ireland
The money will be spent securing personal protective equipment for healthcare workers.
# Funding
Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus
Minister Josepha Madigan made the announcement about a number of new initiatives today.
# diff
'Money is a challenge - and it rarely if ever feels glamorous': Irish filmmakers on how the industry really works
We spoke to Lorcan Finnegan, Christine Molloy, Joe Lawlor and Neasa Hardiman.
# grant scheme
New grant scheme set up to help survivor-led mother and baby home groups pay for commemorations
Advocacy groups can apply for up to €2,500 in funding per event.
# outdoors
Over €8 million in funding announced for trails, walkways, cycleways and blueways
A total of €8.4 million has been allocated to 44 projects.
# College campuses
Irish colleges to develop €80,000 online system for reporting sexual assault and harassment
The Department of Education has funded the nationwide project.
# Funding
Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have announced a series of provisional grants totaling over €77million as part of the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund .
# Funding
€1m pilot scheme for schoolbooks for disadvantaged primary school pupils announced
The fund has been set up on top of a grant which is already provided to all schools.
# Charity
'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall
Irish Community Rapid Response requires in the region of €400,000 to continue operating the air ambulance.
# Infertility
€2 million in funding for IVF and fertility treatment set to be announced by government
One course of IVF treatment can cost between €4,000 and €4,500.
# Funding
Government announces €1 billion investment in national rail network
The investment in civil engineering programmes will take place from 2020 to 2024.
Government not in position to reinstate State funding to FAI 'in near future', Ross confirms
Sport Ireland decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI in April.
# Irish Defence Forces
Veteran and homeless former soldiers to get €300k from Dormant Accounts Fund
A new hostel to house four to eight veterans in Cobh is to be developed.
# summer works scheme
€30 million fund allocated for improvements at more than 400 schools
Some of the allocation will be used to establish electric vehicle charging points.
# grants
€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce
English language classes and training initiatives for women are some of the projects awarded grants.
# Clár funding
Fine Gael minister awards highest level of money from government rural funding scheme to own constituency
Mayo received over 10% of the total money awarded as part of the Clár funding scheme since 2016.
# noteworthy
High level of sports grants for Dublin was 'bringing government funding system into disrepute'
Civil servants in Shane Ross’s department warned that some sporting bodies were getting funded even though their applications were weak.
# Judgement
US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the ruling.
# Arts
Plans for €110m Parnell Square cultural quarter facing major setback over lack of funding
The cost of the library was originally estimated to cost €60m but has since increased to €80m according to the latest reports.
# Funding
'I've been hearing it for years now. All we can do is just get on with it'
Kevin McManamon steers clear of the talk around Dublin GAA’s off-field advantages.
# rebuilding ireland
Families still 'in limbo' despite Minister's assurance home loan scheme funding 'will be honoured'
The Housing Minister said he does not know why Louth County Council has decided not to issue loans that are already approved.
# Dingle
One of Ireland's best-known film festivals has been forced to close its doors over a lack of funding
The festival was founded in 2007 and showcases cinema from around the world.
# rehabcare
'Enormous relief' as Rehab secures additional €2 million funding to continue disability services
The group secured an additional €2 million following a series of negotiations.
# Funding
Domestic and sexual violence groups to get €1.5 million more in funding
The total amount of funding for 2019 has increased to €23.8 million.
# Mental Health
First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness
The first of its kind fund will go towards helping local groups and community-based projects.
# statement
FAI says it is taking 'urgent steps to address its current governance and financial issues'
A statement released tonight failed to mention under-fire former CEO John Delaney.
Opinion: We need a fair and transparent system for deciding which expensive new drugs to fund
If the drugs bill keeps growing – we will have to cut funding for home care packages, primary care services or maternity care, writes Maebh Ní Fhallúin.
Ex-Ireland international and full-time lead to pioneer new Women in Sport policy
Sport Ireland have announced an increased annual fund of €2 million.
# Tourism
Fancy Mountain Biking on the Slieve Blooms? Rural projects given government funding go-ahead
The regeneration of Lahinch Seaworld has been approved for government funding today.
# Funding
'Hopefully it won’t be an end' - Organisers forced to cancel this year's Rás Tailteann
The decision has been made due to a lack of sponsorship.
# Paul Flynn
GPA's motion to Congress, negotiating a new deal with the GAA and the challenge of expense for players
Negotiations between the GAA and the GPA on a new deal will take place later this year.
# Complaint
Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'
That was among the sentiments expressed at an Oireachtas committee meeting today during which the current issues with the Abbey Theatre were discussed.
# screen ireland
Screen Ireland announces big plans for 2019, with enhanced funding for TV dramas
A total of €16.2 million in capital funding has been allocated to Screen Ireland for 2019.
# Tourism
Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade
Nearly 80 projects have been approved for funding.
# Funding
Groups who support victims of crime have been given €1.7m by the Government for 2019
The funding will be given to dozens of non-governmental organisations.
# Humanitarian Aid
Coveney announces further €2 million of government funding for Palestinian people
Ireland’s total funding to Palestinian people this year amounted to €15.38 million.
# National Service Plan
Meeting both current and future challenges 'unsustainable' says HSE as €16 billion 2019 plan unveiled
The national service plan for 2019 sees an additional €848 million in the healthcare budget.
New 'Cycling Office' announced by Ross as funding for cycling and walking set to increase
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has been asked to open a dedicated office to deliver cycling infrastructure.
# scouting ireland
Scouting Ireland elects new board and votes for new governance structures
Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said last month that Scouting Ireland funding was to be suspended.