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Hope That China Beef Market Can Offset Power of Multiple Retailers

Date: April 18, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture

The fear factor, acknowledged by EU Agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan as a primary reason for the existence of unfair trading practices in the food supply chain, will not be fully removed by the current proposals from the EU...[more]

Government Slammed for lack of Parkinsons Services

Date: April 2, 2018

Category: News Article, Carers, Health

Ireland has an abysmal record in the care of the 12,000 people diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease and compares very badly with the rest of the West of Europe.[more]

Seaweed Meeting at Carna

Date: April 2, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Minister Damien English, Minister responsible for foreshore licensing, and Minister Sean Kyne, Minister for Community Development, heard a clear message at a meeting in Carna organised by Coiste Cearta Cladaí Chonamara on...[more]

Commitments Not Words Needed from Sligo Cabinet Meeting

Date: February 14, 2018

Category: News Article

The cabinet as it travels the N4 in the short distance from Castlebaldwin into Sligo will see tragic evidence of government failure under different administrations to provide a safe road to the main town of the North...[more]

Discrimination in Earnings an Unexploded Bomb

Date: February 11, 2018

Category: News Article, Employment

The fact that younger workers were losing significant income share as opposed to older workers was increasing year on year and was an unexploded bomb in communities.[more]

Any Capitulation on Mercusor Beef a Disaster

Date: January 30, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Marian has strongly criticised the proposed EU-Mercusor trade deal as a sell-out of EU agriculture, with Ireland the single biggest casualty.[more]

€2,500 Donation for Loughrea Carers

Date: January 29, 2018

Category: News Article, Carers

Loughrea’s Family Carers Group were part of the wonderful voluntary band of carers throughout the country without whom the quality of the lives of those needing ongoing care would be considerably less.[more]

Ballinasloe Waste Plant to be Raised in Brussels

Date: January 29, 2018

Category: News Article, Environment & Energy

Independent MEP Marian Harkin is to investigate if European Union regulations have been adhered to in relation to the waste facility planned for Poolboy, Ballinasloe.[more]

Leitrim a National Sacrifice Zone for Sitka Spruce

Date: January 15, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture, Environment & Energy

Following her recent meetings with community representatives to discuss problems associated with excessive afforestation in CO. Leitrim, Marian met with representatives of the Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) in...[more]

Forestry Threatens to Decimate Leitrim Communities

Date: January 7, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Existing government policy, related to forestry, will decimate the social fabric of Co. Leitrim and requires an immediate and effective response from those who believe that trees should not replace population in the coming decade.[more]

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