Archive for January, 2011

Dublin scientists get over €10 million in EU funding

Three leading Dublin scientists are to be awarded funding of up to €10.5 million euro as part of the latest round of EU research grants. (more…)


January 28, 2011 at 6:51 pm Leave a comment

EU commits to reviewing sugar regime – after 2015

The campaign by former beet growers to revive the Irish sugar industry received some encouragement this week when the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner confirmed that the current sugar quota system would be reviewed. (more…)

January 28, 2011 at 6:49 pm Leave a comment

Grassland Sheep Scheme to pay up in February

After a two-month delay, it has been confirmed that payments under the EU Grassland Sheep Scheme will begin issuing from 1st February. (more…)

January 28, 2011 at 6:48 pm Leave a comment

One-size-fits-all phone charger due this year

A universal mobile phone charger to come on the market later this year will mean consumers will no longer have to buy a new charger with every new phone. (more…)

January 28, 2011 at 6:47 pm Leave a comment

Dublin MEP outraged at ‘sub-standard’ buildings

Socialist MEP Joe Higgins has rounded on builders and developers following a tour of damaged apartments in west Dublin this week. (more…)

January 28, 2011 at 6:45 pm 1 comment

Public bodies in Munster told of funding opportunities

The inter-regional cooperation programme Interreg IVC has launched its fourth and final call for proposals. (more…)

January 28, 2011 at 6:43 pm Leave a comment

EU refuses to recall ‘anti-Christian’ calendars

The European Commission Press Office has refused to recall over three million school calendars which make no reference to important Christian holidays including Christmas and Easter. (more…)

January 28, 2011 at 1:39 pm Leave a comment

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