Archive for January, 2009

Irish people more trusting of EU than other Europeans (29/1/09)

Irish people have more faith in the EU than most of their European neighbours, although that confidence has diminished since last year, according to the latest Eurobarometer opinion poll. (more…)


January 29, 2009 at 4:14 pm Leave a comment

EU’s 2003 cancer screening strategy way off target (29/1/09)

EU countries have failed dismally to implement a European cancer screening strategy agreed in December 2003, according to a new report by the EU Commission. (more…)

January 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm Leave a comment

Call for Gaza children to be treated in Irish hospitals (29/1/09)

European governments are being asked to put in place an EU-wide programme to treat children critically injured by the Israeli attacks in Gaza. (more…)

January 29, 2009 at 11:46 am Leave a comment

Sea anglers resist plans to comply with EU fishing policy (29/1/09)

An EU proposal to bring leisure fishing under the scope of the Common Fisheries Policy is unlikely to come to pass, following strong objections from an Irish MEP in Brussels. (more…)

January 29, 2009 at 11:43 am 1 comment

Wexford students beat Kildare and Louth to reach national final (23/1/09)

forum-0691Three students from Enniscorthy CBS in Wexford have faced off tough competition from other Leinster schools to make it through to the last lap of a public speaking contest run by the National Forum on Europe. (more…)

January 23, 2009 at 7:57 pm Leave a comment

EU Globalisation Fund should be tapped for each county (23/1/09)

A multi-million euro EU handout which is expected to be used to support redundant Dell employees should be accessed to help workers who are being laid off daily in every county in the country, according to an Irish MEP. (more…)

January 23, 2009 at 7:51 pm Leave a comment

Departure of Avril Doyle leaves second Fine Gael seat hanging (22/1/09)

It’s almost three weeks since Ireland East MEP Avril Doyle announced her intention not to contest next June’s European elections, and still no clear contender has emerged to claim her Brussels seat. (more…)

January 22, 2009 at 6:53 pm 1 comment

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