Archive for March, 2008

Irish criminals could face EU confiscation order on villas in the sun (27/3/08)

Leading officials from the European Commission have put forward plans for a single Europe-wide confiscation order to improve cooperation between member states in seizing the assets of criminals involved in money-laundering and organised crime. (more…)

March 27, 2008 at 9:52 pm Leave a comment

Irish MEP appointed to write key climate change document (27/3/08)

MEP Avril Doyle has been selected to draft EU legislation aimed at tackling the global challenge of climate change. (more…)

March 27, 2008 at 9:49 pm Leave a comment

Sligo Forum hears diverging views of Lisbon Treaty’s impact on sovereignty (27/3/08)

The Sligo session of the National Forum on Europe which took place on Thursday 27th March enjoyed good old-fashioned debate and diametrically-opposed views on the Lisbon Treaty from its two guest speakers. (more…)

March 27, 2008 at 9:45 pm 1 comment

MEP challenges anti-treaty group over billboard campaign (27/3/08)

A billboard campaign run by the anti-Treaty group Libertas has come under fire from Dublin MEP Gay Mitchell. (more…)

March 27, 2008 at 9:29 pm Leave a comment

Dublin beaches to be downgraded under new water quality rules (27/3/08)

Three Dublin beaches which up to now have met minimum water standards will soon be classified as ‘poor quality’ under tough new regulations coming into force this summer. (more…)

March 27, 2008 at 5:21 pm Leave a comment

Kathy Sinnott MEP touted as possible successor to controversial eurosceptic (25/3/08)

Irish MEP Kathy Sinnott said she’s ‘surprised and flattered’ to be tipped as a likely candidate to succeed Danish MEP Jens-Peter Bonde as leader of their political grouping within the European Parliament. (more…)

March 25, 2008 at 5:46 pm Leave a comment

Dublin homicide figures 20% above EU average (20/3/08)

A new EU-wide survey on crime shows that Dublin is the tenth most dangerous capital out of 25 European cities.

Continue Reading March 20, 2008 at 11:38 am Leave a comment

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