Archive for April, 2008

The Lisbon Treaty for Dummies (April 25th, 2008)

Don’t have a clue what we are being asked to vote on in the upcoming referendum on the Lisbon Treaty on June 12th? Join the rest of the country. (more…)

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April 25, 2008 at 3:12 pm 5 comments

‘Save our sheep’ – a rescue blueprint for ailing sheep industry (25/4/08)

A major funding injection and a special EU taskforce – these are just some of the elements needed to turn around the fortunes of the ailing sheep industry in Ireland and Europe, according to Ireland East MEP Liam Aylward. (more…)

April 25, 2008 at 2:56 pm Leave a comment

Calls for EU-wide donor card as tributes paid to former MEP assistant (25/4/08)

Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness has paid tribute in the European Parliament to her former assistant who died tragically earlier this year. (more…)

April 25, 2008 at 2:54 pm Leave a comment

Dublin drug groups meet top policy makers in Brussels (25/4/08)

Members of local drugs organisations from Dublin travelled to Belgium this week for a series of high level meetings to discuss future EU drugs policies. (more…)

April 25, 2008 at 2:51 pm Leave a comment

Damaging environment could become criminal offence (25/4/08)

Criminal penalties could be applied in the future to anyone who seriously damages air, soil, water, plants or animals, either intentionally or through serious negligence, under a new proposal being debated in Strasbourg this week. (more…)

April 25, 2008 at 2:49 pm Leave a comment

West coast of Ireland is ‘drug smugglers’ dream’ (25/4/08)

The government is being urged to step up security on the western seaboard to stop drug smuggling. (more…)

April 25, 2008 at 2:48 pm Leave a comment

Plan to end homelessness adopted by European Parliament (25/4/08)

A proposal to end to street homelessness by the year 2015 has been given fresh political momentum this week after an announcement that the European Parliament is to adopt the plan as part of its policy. (more…)

April 25, 2008 at 2:46 pm Leave a comment

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