Archive for June, 2009

Outgoing MEP steps back into Lisbon limelight

She may have lost her seat in Brussels, but outgoing Sinn Féin MEP Mary Lou McDonald has no intention of disappearing from public view ahead of the second Lisbon Treaty referendum. (more…)

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June 25, 2009 at 11:37 am Leave a comment

Disability petition accepted by European Parliament (June 25th, 2009)

A petition signed by more than 25,000 Irish people demanding stronger disability legislation has been accepted by a top-level committee at the EU Parliament. (more…)

June 25, 2009 at 11:35 am Leave a comment

Office equipment goes green (June 25th, 2009)

Homes and businesses scrabbling for savings amid shrinking resources are set to benefit from a new green label for office equipment coming in this summer. (more…)

June 25, 2009 at 11:33 am Leave a comment

Childers backs EU-funded project to help sex trafficking victims (June 18th, 2009)

Gardaí and health workers are among a delegation that will travel to different European countries over the coming months to identify the best ways of helping victims of sex trafficking in Ireland. (more…)

June 18, 2009 at 1:13 pm 1 comment

EU retraining fund ‘cold comfort’ to former Dell workers (June 18th, 2009)

Six months after Dell announced plans to lay off 1,900 employees from its manufacturing plant in Limerick, the government is submitting a request for EU aid to retrain workers made redundant by the firm. (more…)

June 18, 2009 at 1:11 pm Leave a comment

NUI Galway gets EU funding boost for shellfish study (June 18th, 2009)

€1.6 million in EU funding has been awarded to NUI Galway for a major project on shellfish testing. (more…)

June 18, 2009 at 1:08 pm Leave a comment

Pet passports to be extended to 2011 (June 18th, 2009)

The EU rule that says people bringing pets into Ireland must have an animal passport is being extended until the end of 2011. (more…)

June 18, 2009 at 1:06 pm Leave a comment

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