Archive for June, 2009

Government gets a grilling over Tara at EU court (30/6/09)

Two years after the European Commission began legal action against Ireland over the construction of the M3 motorway at Tara, the case is finally underway at the EU Court of Justice in Luxembourg this week. (more…)

June 30, 2009 at 5:48 pm 1 comment

Donegal family hope for justice ahead of EU investigation (30/6/09)

The parents of a young Donegal woman killed in a collision eight years ago are welcoming news this week that the European Commission is to investigate the death of their daughter. (more…)

June 30, 2009 at 12:54 pm Leave a comment

Sheep’s Head gets EU tourism boost after scooping top award (30/6/09)

The picturesque peninsula of Sheep’s Head in West Cork is to be promoted internationally after it claimed first prize in an EU tourism competition. (more…)

June 30, 2009 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

Farmers unite behind Lisbon (June 25th, 2009)

The Leinster branch of the Irish Farmers’ Association has this week highlighted the importance of supporting the Lisbon Treaty in order to strengthen Ireland’s bargaining power in EU farm matters. (more…)

June 25, 2009 at 5:31 pm Leave a comment

EU Commissioner to visit Limerick (June 25th, 2009)

The European Commissioner for Employment, Vladimir Spidla, will visit Limerick next week to meet with employees made redundant at the Dell plant in Raheen. (more…)

June 25, 2009 at 5:16 pm Leave a comment

Animals to be killed more humanely from 2013 (June 25th, 2009)

EU Agriculture Ministers have agreed to bring in more humane killing practices for animals in cases of eradication of contagious diseases. (more…)

June 25, 2009 at 5:13 pm Leave a comment

Higgins lashes out at anti-blasphemy plan (June 25th, 2009)

Joe Higgins’ phone is ringing off the hook. (more…)

June 25, 2009 at 1:35 pm Leave a comment

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