Archive for February, 2010

Internet pirates to escape EU sanction (24th Feb, 2010)

Individuals who illegally download music and films from the internet are likely to avoid sanction under EU law, on foot of action by an Irish MEP. (more…)

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February 24, 2010 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

Ireland way off EU target for 100% cancer screening (23rd Feb, 2010)

Ireland’s poor cancer survival rates are in the spotlight again pending an ambitious EU plan for 100 per cent cancer screening. (more…)

February 23, 2010 at 7:40 pm Leave a comment

Minister to get EU warning over Watergrasshill quarry (23rd Feb, 2010)

The European Commission is to write a formal warning to the Environment Minister requesting information about a controversial quarry in Watergrasshill. (more…)

February 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm Leave a comment

EU Commissioner will look at flood insurance (12th Feb, 2010)

The new EU Employment Commissioner has vowed to examine the issue of property insurance for people who live in flood-prone areas. (more…)

February 12, 2010 at 6:05 pm Leave a comment

Dublin aid agency gets millions in EU funding (Feb 12th, 2010)

A Dublin-based development agency has been awarded €3 million in EU funding which it will use to tackle the causes of hunger in Africa. (more…)

February 12, 2010 at 5:34 pm Leave a comment

Irish dads need EU law on paternity leave (12th Feb, 2010)

New dads should be entitled to a standard EU-wide paternity leave after the birth or adoption of their baby, MEPs said in Strasbourg this week. (more…)

February 12, 2010 at 5:14 pm Leave a comment

Credit unions included in EU loan scheme (12th Feb, 2010)

Irish credit unions will soon able to award up to €25,000 in loans to small and start-up businesses under an EU scheme being rolled out this year. (more…)

February 12, 2010 at 9:39 am Leave a comment

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