All of Ireland's MEPs have, in a joint letter, requested Mario DRAGHI, President of the European Central Bank to agree to appear before the Oireachtas Banking Enquiry.
Ireland’s illegal and odious €80 billion bank debt arising from the Anglo Irish Bank debacle had to be dealt with by lifting it from the shoulders of Ireland’s citizens.
The reduction by one third - in energy usage per dwelling in Ireland since 1990, and static demand for electricity, undermines the justification at this time of the planned €3.2 billion Grid 25 project.
The debate in Maynooth on Friday last between Economist Colm McCarthy and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan on Ireland’s energy policy was both very informative and contentious according to its organiser Independent MEP Marian Harkin.
Serious questions about the quality and independence of planning decisions by An Bord Pleanala needed to be addressed especially in regard to large scale electricity and wind farm projects.
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Marian on EMS and Recapitalisation of Irish Banks. Click on the video above to hear Marian.