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€314,000 for creative Mayo projects through the Arts Council

Exciting theatre, visual art, music and more are on the menu for people in Mayo this year, the Arts Council said this week.

Shell to Sea call for abolition of Garda Ombudsman and new body to be established

In a report submitted to the UN Human Right Council on Monday, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Margaret Sekaggya, called on the Irish Government to “investigate all allegation and reports of intimidation, harassment and surveillance in the context of the Corrib Gas dispute in a prompt and impartial manner”.

New Chamber president calls on Minister to prioritise Midlands development

Put the Midlands at the top of your list for development, is the message being sent from the new president of the Midlands Gateway Chamber to the Irish Government.

Galway is high risk for septic tank inspections

Galway has been designated one of the top high risk areas “in need of greatest protection” by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which has launched its national plan for septic tank and waste water treatment system inspections and procedures.

Higgins stresses the need to protect ‘pivotal north west funds’

MEP for Ireland north west Jim Higgins has called for the north west region to be saved from a 43.5 per cent cut in its EU funding.

BIM CEO makes case for fish farm in bay amid prospect of planned protests at expo

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Ireland is ideally positioned to take advantage of a major opportunity presented by the massive projected growth in global fish consumption. According to the World Bank and the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation an additional 42 million tonnes of food will be required globally by the year 2030 as a result of population growth.

Great expectations for Ireland's seventh EU presidency

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Ireland has both the privilege and the responsibility of hosting the presidency of the Council of the European Union from January 1 until June 30 2013. Holding the presidency is an important role at any time, but the expectations for this forthcoming presidency are even greater given the challenging circumstances that both the Union and Ireland face.

Great expectations for Ireland's seventh EU presidency

Ireland has both the privilege and the responsibility of hosting the presidency of the Council of the European Union from January 1 until June 30 2013. Holding the presidency is an important role at any time, but the expectations for this forthcoming presidency are even greater given the challenging circumstances that both the Union and Ireland face.

Revenue introduces stringent controls in New Year fuel laundering crackdown — Higgins

Organised criminals involved in the illegal laundering of fuel will find it harder to offload their illicit product onto the market, due to new measures to be introduced by the Revenue Commissioners in the New Year, according to Jim Higgins MEP, the sole Irish member of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee.

Great expectations for Ireland's seventh EU Presidency, says MEP

Ireland has both the privilege and the responsibility of hosting the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from January 1 until June 30 2013. Holding the Presidency is an important role at any time, but the expectations for this forthcoming Presidency are even greater given the challenging circumstances that both the Union and Ireland face.

 

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