Archive for May, 2010

16 not so sweet for Irish smokers (27th May, 2010)

Smokers in Ireland light up an average of 16 cigarettes a day, a new survey has shown. That’s two more than the average EU smoker, who gets through 14 a day. (more…)

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May 27, 2010 at 3:58 pm Leave a comment

Top tourism chiefs hear how EU can help Munster (27th May, 2010)

Leading figures from Munster tourism gathered in Killarney this week for a special seminar on how Europe can support the industry. (more…)

May 27, 2010 at 3:57 pm Leave a comment

Open the Dáil on Fridays, challenges MEP (27th May, 2010)

MEPs could attend meetings in Leinster House if the Houses of the Oireachtas would agree to opening on Fridays, an Irish MEP said this week. (more…)

May 27, 2010 at 2:41 pm 1 comment

Death of Dublin teen highlights case for hotline number (27th May, 2010)

The tragic case of Dublin teenager Daniel McAnaspie, who was murdered after he went missing earlier this year, has prompted renewed calls to the government to activate an international missing children hotline. (more…)

May 27, 2010 at 1:02 pm Leave a comment

Local Gaeilgeoir short listed for EU journalism prize (27th May, 2010)

A native Irish speaker from Furbo in the Connemara Gaeltacht has been selected as Ireland’s nominee to compete for the 2010 European Prize for Journalism. (more…)

May 27, 2010 at 1:00 pm Leave a comment

Dublin MEP speaks out against homophobia (20th May, 2010)

An Irish MEP has called on the government to ensure that Ireland’s primary education system discourages homophobia by teaching children the importance of treating all people equally. (more…)

May 20, 2010 at 4:27 pm Leave a comment

Regional airports need State aid, says MEP (20th May, 2010)

The European Commission has been asked to relax EU rules on State aid to allow countries give financial aid to regional airports affected by the ongoing travel disruption. (more…)

May 20, 2010 at 3:44 pm Leave a comment

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