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Sinn Fein have a mandate for change, but how far can they really go?
With plans to spend €1.2 billion on social housing, and an announcement of capital funding to support the delivery of over 11,000 new social homes in 2020, the Government’s 2020 Budget has made clear commitments. But, how much exactly has been spent on social housing so far in 2019?
The tourism sector of the Irish economy is set to receive a major boost with the building of a new runway at Dublin Airport. In 2018, over 31 million people passed through Dublin Airport, travelling to over 180 destinations across the world. An Bord Pleanála passed the application for another runway at Dublin Airport in 2007, but due to the economic crash, plans had been put on hold until 2016.
A committee to tackle period poverty has been established by the government. The new committee, which was set up by the Health Minister, is chaired by the Department of Health and it includes representation from a number of government departments and non-governmental organisations (NGO), including the National Women’s Council of Ireland and the Department of Finance.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Health Minister Simon Harris and Health Promotion Minister Catherine Byrne have announced that a HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) programme will begin from November.