Archive for March, 2009

Dublin universities try to make the most of EU funding (31/3/09)

Representatives from three Dublin universities travelled to Brussels this week for a series of meeting on how to maximise EU funding opportunities. (more…)


March 31, 2009 at 7:16 pm Leave a comment

Cheaper, shorter flights on the way thanks to EU aviation deal (30/3/09)

Airlines should soon be able to cut costs by over two billion euro a year, following new EU legislation that will force air traffic control companies to slash their charges by 2012. (more…)

March 30, 2009 at 8:50 pm Leave a comment

MEP mimics Obama by embracing youth websites (30/3/09)

Munster MEP Colm Burke has cited Barack Obama’s successful internet strategy as an inspiration for his latest move to reach out to young people by signing up to social networking websites. facebook (more…)

March 30, 2009 at 7:41 pm Leave a comment

Government delays in applying for EU funds for Dell workers (26/3/09)

It’s been confirmed this week that the government has not yet applied for EU aid to help workers laid off at the Dell plant in Raheen, Limerick. (more…)

March 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm Leave a comment

Mayo students steal the show in nationwide schools’ EU debate (26/3/09)

Three students from St Colman’s Secondary School in Claremorris, County Mayo have won a trip to Strasbourg to visit the European Parliament after they came first in a schools debate in Dublin Castle this week. (more…)

March 26, 2009 at 4:44 pm Leave a comment

€7 million for Irish sheep farmers ‘falls far short of promises’ (26/3/09)

The Irish Farmers’ Association has described the government’s decision to allocate €7 million from the National Reserve to sheep farmers as a ‘lost opportunity’ to send out a positive message about the future of the sector. (more…)

March 26, 2009 at 4:00 pm Leave a comment

EU wants your view on water fluoridation (26/3/09)

Members of the public are being asked to express their opinion on water fluoridation in a Europe-wide public consultation launched in Strasbourg this week. (more…)

March 26, 2009 at 11:51 am Leave a comment

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