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MEP Marian Harkin approves missing children’s hotline

Independent MEP Marian Harkin voiced her welcoming of the imminent arrival to Ireland of a dedicated, EU-wide 24/7 missing children's hotline, and called on all relevant national and local authorities to "spread public awareness of this important service".

Europe must break the toxic link between sovereign and bank debt - Harkin

Europe must deliver for Ireland and “break the toxic link between sovereign and bank debt”, according to Independent MEP Marian Harkin.

Harkin calls on young people to enter Nobel Prize trip contest

Independent MEP Marian Harkin has called on all eight- to 24-year-olds to “get creative and enter the EU drawing and writing competition to be in with a chance of attending the 2012 Nobel Peace prize ceremony in Oslo.”

Harkin backs EU call for mandatory female boardroom quotas

Independent MEP Marian Harkin this week joined EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding in calling for compulsory gender quotas for listed companies in Europe, noting that “the time for lip service on equality is over”.

Public meeting to oppose septic tank charge

A public meeting is being organised by Independent county councillors Thomas Welby regarding the septic tank legislation.

Galway-based companies sued after R&B singer repeatedly leapt into crowd

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A man has sued singer Akon and two Galway companies over injuries allegedly suffered after the artist jumped from the stage while performing a gig in Dublin.

Strong opposition to septic tank charges at Mayo meeting

The sheer frustration and anger of owners of single house sewerage systems at the Government proposal to institute a compulsory septic tank inspection programme was reflected in the large attendance at the meeting organised by Marian Harkin MEP in Claremorris.

Harkin launches septic tank campaign

The inequity which will arise between urban and rural dwellers if a septic tanks inspection charge is implemented is unacceptable and has to be opposed.

MEP Harkin accuses Murphy of ‘bad politics’

The confidential basis upon which MEPs hold bi-lateral briefings with EU Commissioner Ollie Rehn are important opportunities to emphasise the inadequacies of the EU/IMF deal for Ireland and walk outs do not serve the interests of the Irish people. This was stated by Independent MEP Marian Harkin when she rejected the assertion of new Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy that other Irish MEPs acted disgracefully in accepting the confidential basis for some meetings with Commissioner Rehn.

Women must be better represented in business and politics says Harkin

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Two women TDs from Fianna Fail and Fine Gael came in for criticism at the presentation of Business Women of the Year Awards in Mayo this week.

 

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