Cork TD appointed a junior Min...


Cork TD appointed a junior Minister by Simon Harris on his first full day as Taoiseach

Lana O'Connor
Lana O'Connor

01:38 10 Apr 2024

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Cork TD Colm Burke is the new Junior Minister with Responsibility for Public Health and Drugs Strategy, Alan Dillon is the new Junior Minister at the Department of Housing while Emer Higgins is the Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise

The Taoiseach yesterday appointed Jennifer Carroll MacNeill as Minister of State for European Affairs, which left an opening at the Department of Finance.

Neale Richmond is to fill that vacancy, and Finance Minister Michael McGrath says he looks forward to working with him, while paying tribute to his predecessor:

"The overall message is one of stability, that this is a Government that will continue to Quarter One of next year. We are focused on the major challenges that we face. I look forward to having a new colleague in the Department of Finance and I want to pay tribute to Jennifer Carroll MacNeil, she was a great colleague and did fantastic work"

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