News Article, Euro/Finance

Ireland must respond generously to migrants who survive the Mediterranean crossing

"As a country with a long history of emigration, particularly during the famine times, Irish people have a special understanding of what drives people to leave their homes in search of a better life, and in this context we have a...[more]

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Maximum Tolerance Policy Essential for Farm Payments

Mismanagement by successive Government departments had led to a situation where hill farmers did not know their eligible land status for payments under the new Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).[more]

News Article, Agriculture

Original Galway by-pass route possible but alternative routes must first be eliminated

The possibility that the original route for the Galway By-Pass could be chosen was confirmed at a meeting in Brussels today, Monday, April 13th. This was stated by Independent MEP Marian Harkin who organised the meeting but she...[more]

News Article, Environment & Energy

You will now know if your Chicken is Irish

Consumers buying poultry will, from today Wednesday, April 1st, have confidence that they are buying Irish poultry as a result of the implementation of a country of origin regulation.[more]

News Article, Agriculture

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Marian on EMS and Recapitalisation of Irish Banks. Click on the video above to hear Marian.