Archive for April, 2009

Time running out for Fianna Fáil to pick second Euro candidate in North West (30/4/09)

Pressure is mounting on Fianna Fáil to find a replacement candidate for the European elections in June to replace outgoing MEP Sean O Neachtain. (more…)

April 30, 2009 at 6:55 pm Leave a comment

McCreevy caps bonuses for ‘fat cat’ bankers and directors (30/4/09)

Irish Commissioner Charlie McCreevy has this week outlined new guidelines to limit payments to senior directors. (more…)

April 30, 2009 at 6:54 pm Leave a comment

Jackeens enjoy one of world’s highest standards of living (30/4/09)

It’s often easier to complain than to count one’s blessings, but a new survey measuring worldwide quality of life shows Dubliners have more reason than most to be grateful. (more…)

April 30, 2009 at 12:45 pm Leave a comment

EU Commissioner pledges to look at pensions crisis in SR Technics (29/4/09)

EU officials have made a commitment to negotiate with the Irish government concerning the pensions crisis at SR Technics in Dublin. A SIPTU delegation representing workers met with Employment Commissioner Vladimir Spidla in Brussels yesterday to discuss the aviation firm’s failure to cover the €26 million euro deficit in the pension fund. (more…)

April 29, 2009 at 8:29 pm 1 comment

Irish and non-Irish urged to use their vote in June (29/4/09)

Whether it’s the food you eat, the water you drink, the car you drive or the air you breathe – you can help shape EU policy concerning almost every aspect of your life just by voting in the upcoming European elections. (more…)

April 29, 2009 at 3:21 pm Leave a comment

MEPs declare war on killer hospital bugs (29/4/09)

Measures aimed at slashing the number of infections picked up by hospital patients have been approved by the European Parliament this week. (more…)

April 29, 2009 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

MEPs unite to support Special Olympics (28/4/09)

The search for vitally-needed funding for the Special Olympics has received a welcome boost this week, with news that the European Parliament has backed a motion supporting the organisation. (more…)

April 28, 2009 at 5:05 pm Leave a comment

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