Simon Coveney (@simoncoveney )

Simon Coveney

Bio Tánaiste and Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, responsibility for BREXIT in Irish Government. Fine Gael TD for Cork
Location Carrigaline, Co. Cork
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iPhone : An Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Government Ministers discussed measures for job creation, rural development and new technology which will be delivered in 2020 at the special cabinet meeting today.

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🏡 ❄️ coming home...
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iPhone : Amb. Byrne Nason at the #GA plenary session on the situation in Middle East, reiterates 🇮🇪’s readiness to work with all parties towards resumption of meaningful negotiations and underlined the high priority that the Government & the Irish people continue to give to this issue.

iPhone : Excited to announce the latest example of islands working together: Ireland will be providing scholarships to assist future Small Island Developing States to study in Ireland.

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iPhone : The economic landscape is changing: trade tensions, lower growth, reform of the international tax system & #Brexit. Ireland’s economy is strong but we must be ready for the period ahead. Op-ed in today’s ⁦Independent.ie⁩ sets out Govt’s plan for our future

iPhone : A record number of people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Reducing humanitarian need is at the heart of Ireland’s development policy, and throughout 2019 we have provided assistance to the most severe crises around the world #ABetterWorld #GHO2020 #InvestInHumanity twitter.com/UNOCHA/status/…

iPhone : Today, the United States House of Representatives reaffirmed our nations support for the Good Friday Agreement by passing H.R. 585.

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iPhone : Tánaiste Simon Coveney co-signed today with the Minister of Education, Dr. Marwan Awartani, an MoU on continued Irish support for Palestinian education sector. This year, we are contributing €3m towards school building and other development initiatives, through JFA consortium.

iPhone : “We have delivered 64,000 new places to live, 26,000 new homes are under construction on new sites in the last 12 months, and more than 30,000 homes have planning permission. This year, we will build more than 20,000 homes.”

—Minister Eoghan Murphy.

iPhone : Ireland is to help fund the construction of a new waste water treatment plant in Gaza where most of the water supply is contaminated | bit.ly/2RenfbN

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iPhone : Today Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced a major investment by 🇮🇪, working with 🇫🇷, in solar energy to treat the contaminated water supply in Gaza. The new 7.5MW solar panel plant will provide clean, reliable energy to the NGEST wastewater treatment plant in Northern Gaza.

iPhone : Today, Tánaiste Simon Coveney had an opportunity to hear about current challenges facing UNRWA in Gaza & beyond and to experience at first hand the high quality of education provided to some 279,000 Gazans. Such eloquent pupils & school parliamentarians at Jabalia Prep. School!

iPhone : Today Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced that Ireland will fund the construction of a 7.5MW solar power plant providing clean, reliable energy to the NGEST wastewater treatment plant in Northern Gaza

Full Statement available 👉bit.ly/2DCywLc

iPhone : Thank you to Water Authority and in particular H.E. Minister Mazen Ghoneim for the very warm welcome given to Tánaiste Simon Coveney at the NGEST wastewater treatment plant in Gaza this morning. Ireland’s biggest ever project in the oPt will deliver a vital piece of infrastructure. twitter.com/dfatirl/status…