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Harkin slams Government for anti-credit union policy

The latest market research report by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) confirms the positive status of credit unions and the fact that a majority of personal and car loans drawn by Westmeath people come from credit unions.

Harkin outraged at decision to burn credit union bond holders

Independent MEP Marian Harkin has this week reiterated her “disgust and shock at the disdainful treatment meted out to the Irish Credit Union movement by the Government and Central Bank”.

Harkin welcomes EU initiative for female representation on company boards

Independent MEP Marian Harkin MEP this week expressed her delight that MEPs have agreed a roadmap to ensure more women take their place on company boards in the European Union.

More special needs cuts is austerity gone too far

The measure of a country is how it looks after its most vulnerable. That might include the elderly, the homeless, those who are marginalised from society, and children. It also includes children and adults with special needs, and the latest Government cuts in teaching hours for special needs students is an appalling attack on a section of society who do not always have the voice to stand up for themselves. They rely on others to ensure their rights are protected, and when the guardians of our society, the Government, let the austerity axe fall on them, someone needs to shout stop.

Ban on MRI scanners averted

New legislation will ensure that patients can continue to benefit from MRI scans, according to MEP Marian Harkin.

Ban on MRI scanners averted

New legislation will ensure that patients can continue to benefit from MRI scans, according to MEP Marian Harkin.

Economic gap between BMW region and other areas

The results of the latest Regional Quality of Life in Ireland report underlines the failure of the spatial strategy policies of successive governments with Mayo’s disposable income per person at €17,818, well behind the Dublin figure of €21,575.

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".

West of Ireland likely to lose EU seat

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Galway, and the west of Ireland generally, is likely to be the area of the State most at risk of losing an EU seat before the next European elections, which take place in 2014.

Harkin calls on Mayo credit union customers to lobby against Government proposals

The 83,000 people who are members of 11 credit unions in Co Mayo with savings of more than €363 million should insist that their public representatives oppose the policy of the Government, the Central Bank, and regulators who are requiring credit unions to give banks preferential access to creditors.


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