Archive for July, 2009

Dublin journalist short listed for making child’s play of Lisbon (July 23rd, 2009)

Stephen Carroll (25) from Rathfarnham has been shortlisted for the European Prize for Journalism

Stephen Carroll (25) from Rathfarnham has been shortlisted for the European Prize for Journalism

Dublin journalist Stephen Carroll (25) has made it through to the final round of an international competition for a TV documentary on the Lisbon Treaty he produced with a classroom of Dublin schoolchildren. (more…)

July 23, 2009 at 11:55 am 1 comment

Don’t let Chernobyl victims go to hell, says MEP (July 23rd, 2009)

Kristina who comes from an orphanage (Vesnova) in Belarus recovering after surgery in Cappagh Hospital in Dublin in June 09

Kristina who comes from an orphanage (Vesnova) in Belarus recovering after surgery in Cappagh Hospital in Dublin in June 09

Amid the outcry over cuts proposed in the An Bord Snip Nua report, one small paragraph urging the government to stop helping clean up nuclear waste at Chernobyl has escaped widespread media attention. (more…)

July 23, 2009 at 11:52 am 2 comments

Irish journalists shorlisted for top EU award (July 23rd, 2009)

Three Irish journalists have made it through to the final round of an international competition rewarding coverage of EU issues. (more…)

July 23, 2009 at 10:21 am 1 comment

Egg fund leaves Irish producers €24 million short (July 23rd, 2009)

A government funding boost of €16 million euro to help Irish poultry producers comply with strict new EU welfare rules will not cover even half the costs involved, according to the Irish Eggs Association. (more…)

July 23, 2009 at 10:19 am Leave a comment

€5 million offered for media projects on EU (July 21st, 2009)

At a time when local newspapers, radio stations and the entire media sector struggles to overcome the impact of the recession and in particular dwindling advertising revenue, this week’s announcement of a fresh round of EU funding for media projects comes as a welcome boost. (more…)

July 21, 2009 at 3:43 pm Leave a comment

Higgins’ first spat with Irish colleagues (July 16th, 2009)

Socialist MEP Joe Higgins nailed his colours to the mast this week when he scorned his 11 Irish colleagues for being part of what he said was a ‘cynical rigging’ between the main parties of the European Parliament. (more…)

July 16, 2009 at 10:28 am Leave a comment

‘Trust us on Lisbon – you don’t have to read the treaty,’ says MEP (July 16th, 2009)

Fine Gael’s top man in Europe said this week he felt it was ‘unnecessary’ for the public to read the Lisbon Treaty ahead of the second referendum. (more…)

July 16, 2009 at 10:26 am Leave a comment

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