81% of MEPs back agreement between EU and UK

Yesterday in the European Parliament, 81% of MEPs voted to support the agreement reached last week between Theresa May and the European Commission.[more]

Mercy College ‘Always ahead of the Curve’

Marian returned to her former school, Mercy College Sligo, in which she taught for many years where she held a dialogue with Transition Year students and addressed the school body at the launch of Aonad Loch Gile, the new...[more]

Ray of hope for Forgotten Farmers in CAP Proposals

In his proposal for the new CAP, Commissioner Phil Hogan has spoken of the need for flexibility so that Member States can design special schemes to cater to the needs of all young farmers and this, I believe, will allow Ireland...[more]

7 Million Work Days Lost in Ireland from Back Pain

“The Early Intervention Toolkit for dealing with musculoskeletal disease has proven its worth in 30 pilot programmes across the EU and is now ready to be rolled out in all Member States”.[more]

Contribution of Young Carers not Recognised

The statistics for carers in Ireland released today Thursday, November 2nd by the CSO were exceptional in that, for the first time, they identified 3,800 carers aged 14 and under.[more]