Archive for October, 2008

EU Parliament pledges to cut carbon footprint…but keeps its dual seat (31/10/08)

The European Parliament has decided to instigate a plan to reduce its carbon footprint emissions by 30 per cent by the year 2020. (more…)


October 30, 2008 at 11:50 pm Leave a comment

Conference looks at how EU can help solve Dublin drugs problem (31/10/08)

Minister for Drugs John Curran, Lord Mayor of Dublin Eibhlin Byrne and Sunday World Crime Correspondent Paul Williams are among those who attended a major conference in Dublin today (Friday 31st October) outlining new EU strategies to combat illegal drugs. (more…)

October 30, 2008 at 11:48 pm Leave a comment

Farmers told to be vigilant following latest bluetongue outbreaks (30/10/08)

Irish farmers are being advised not to import animals from a number of EU countries where cases of bluetongue have been confirmed. (more…)

October 30, 2008 at 6:10 pm Leave a comment

What happened EU commitment to end homelessness? (30/10/08)

Following the first snowfall of the winter in Dublin last week, attention is turning afresh to the 2,000 or so people sleeping rough of the streets of the capital. (more…)

October 30, 2008 at 5:31 pm Leave a comment

MEPs lobby EU to extend farm waste works deadline (29/10/08)

Leinster MEPs say they face an ‘uphill battle’ in attempting to secure an extension to the December 31st deadline for the Farm Waste Management Scheme. (more…)

October 29, 2008 at 6:01 pm Leave a comment

Good feedback from EU-funded text alert scheme (29/10/08)

A pilot project being run in the south of the country which uses text message technology to promote community safety should be replicated across the country, say organisers. (more…)

October 29, 2008 at 4:21 pm Leave a comment

Ireland faces fines over failure to curb money-laundering (29/10/08

The government is being threatened with legal action over its failure to adopt EU anti-money laundering rules. (more…)

October 29, 2008 at 1:31 pm Leave a comment

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