Archive for January, 2010

Westmeath man makes EU case for safer horse-riding helmets (28th January, 2010

An Irishman whose son was killed in a horse-riding accident has travelled to Brussels to press for the enforcement of new safety standards on riding helmets. (more…)

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January 28, 2010 at 2:35 pm Leave a comment

Farmer delighted with MEP support on pollution claim (28th January, 2010)

A Irish dairy farmer who claims his livestock have been poisoned for almost twenty years by pollution from a local brick factory says he’s heartened by support received from MEPs in Brussels. (more…)

January 28, 2010 at 1:08 pm Leave a comment

European public decide on new organic logo (27th January, 2010)

Over 100,000 people across Europe have taken part in an online vote to choose a new label for organic food. (more…)

January 27, 2010 at 6:29 pm Leave a comment

Your opinion required to make Citizen’s Initiative work (27th January, 2010)

Public input is needed to inform a new scheme aimed at giving ordinary people a direct say in EU policy. (more…)

January 27, 2010 at 1:27 pm Leave a comment

MEP seeks EU aid for potato growers (26th January, 2010)

The EU has been asked for ‘urgent and immediate funding’ to save Irish potato farmers from financial ruin. (more…)

January 26, 2010 at 4:42 pm Leave a comment

Dublin’s elected mayor must have ‘real teeth’ (26th January, 2010)

Legislation allowing the people of Dublin to directly elect their own mayor is due to come before the Dáil in the next few weeks. (more…)

January 26, 2010 at 3:44 pm Leave a comment

You don’t miss the water until the well runs dry… (21st January, 2010)

Hundreds of homes across the capital are still experiencing reduced water supplies as local authorities struggle to deal with continuing leaks following ‘the big freeze’. (more…)

January 26, 2010 at 3:43 pm Leave a comment

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