Archive for May, 2009

Phelan battles to repeat Fine Gael’s 2004 two-seat coup (May 29th, 2009)

Time is running out in one of the most closely-fought tussles of the European election – the fight for the third seat in Ireland East. (more…)


May 29, 2009 at 12:19 pm Leave a comment

Harkin hopeful of holding Brussels seat (May 29th, 2009)

In the final week of her campaign to retain her position as North West MEP, Marian Harkin said she is hopeful that the long hours of canvassing throughout Ireland’s largest constituency will pay off. (more…)

May 29, 2009 at 11:47 am 1 comment

Fianna Fáil confident of keeping EU seat in Ireland East (May 29th, 2009)

Ireland East MEP Liam Aylward says he is ‘certainly hopeful’ of retaining Fianna Fáil’s seat in the constituency, despite what he admits has been a gruelling campaign. (more…)

May 29, 2009 at 11:45 am Leave a comment

Irish political rap video bemuses YouTube viewers (May 28th, 2009)

‘His opinion isn’t outdated like lino in kitchens/And women like to say he looks like Brian O’Driscoll’
Who can it be? (more…)

May 28, 2009 at 7:00 pm 1 comment

Attention North West voters! (May 28th, 2009)

It’s only a matter of days until polling day in the European election, but a lot of confusion remains about the new boundaries of the North West constituency, with many people still unsure which MEP candidates are representing them. (more…)

May 28, 2009 at 6:58 pm Leave a comment

Dublin Bus urged to apply for EU funding (May 28th, 2009)

Dublin Bus is being advised to apply for grant aid from the European Investment Bank in order to avoid further job cuts and route reductions. (more…)

May 28, 2009 at 3:30 pm Leave a comment

Nationalise major firms to stop jobs bleed, says Higgins

Major companies who are letting staff go in Dublin should be taken into public ownership and put under democratic control of the workers, according to Socialist candidate in the European elections Joe Higgins. (more…)

May 28, 2009 at 3:07 pm Leave a comment

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