Archive for November, 2010

Northwest students told of EU job opportunities

Third level students from NUIG and GMIT planning to find work abroad after they graduate were encouraged to investigate EU career options during a series of talks in Galway this week. (more…)


November 27, 2010 at 11:32 pm Leave a comment

EU fund will help flood clean-up operation

There’s been a broad welcome among Irish MEPs for a major 13 million euro aid package to Ireland for last year’s flood crisis. (more…)

November 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm Leave a comment

Go back to the punt, says euro-sceptic

British euro-sceptic MEP Nigel Farage has said Britain should only offer financial help to Ireland on condition that we leave the eurozone. (more…)

November 27, 2010 at 11:29 pm Leave a comment

Irish MEPs reject ‘bullying’ from EU counterparts

If the Irish MEPs felt reassured on the issue of corporation tax following their meeting with Commissioner Ollie Rehn, the same cannot be said of their experience with other MEPs at the European Parliament this week. (more…)

November 27, 2010 at 11:28 pm Leave a comment

Corporation tax rise ‘not on the table’

The EU Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs is “very supportive” of Ireland’s determination to maintain its low corporate tax rate, according to Irish MEPs in Strasbourg. (more…)

November 27, 2010 at 11:27 pm Leave a comment

Teens invited to design EU bookmark

Secondary level students are being encouraged to get creative and come up with a winning design for an EU bookmark in the latest schools competition launched by the European Parliament Office in Ireland. (more…)

November 27, 2010 at 11:24 pm Leave a comment

Cautious reaction to EU plans on CAP reform

Irish MEPs have raised concerns that EU plans to overhaul the Common Agricultural Policy could impact negatively on Ireland. (more…)

November 27, 2010 at 11:23 pm Leave a comment

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