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Iceland is the ideal place for taking a weekend break and setting foot on a European outpost with an exciting, lively, ancient, and thriving culture all of its own.
No sooner had Ireland’s impressive Euro 2016 campaign come to an end in sweltering Lyon, but I was looking for another bandwagon to hop on. Iceland’s plucky unbeaten run through the group stage had already caught my eye and after their deserved win against England on Monday night it was decided, the Nordic republic would have my full support.
MEP for Ireland North West and member of the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee, Jim Higgins, has welcomed proposed EU measures announced this week to limit the over-fishing of North Atlantic mackerel stocks.
ICELAND’S ECONOMY imploded in 2008 devastating the nation, but through courage, unorthodox ingenuity, and zero tolerance for politicians’ excuses, the nation is getting back on its feet.
Iceland and Ireland both suffered catastrophic financial meltdowns in 2008, but unlike Ireland, Iceland’s people forced the government to resign and the country was quick to hold investigations into bank practices.
While the arrival of the ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano a few weeks ago might have been viewed as one of the novelties of time that history throws up again now and again, its reappearance this week could cast a darker cloud on the Irish economy.
Remember the joke ‘What’s the difference between Iceland and Ireland? One letter and six months!’ Oh how Insider wishes that had been true.