A graphic pictorial to discourage smoking will from this year take up more than half of cigarette packages sold in Ireland. Plain packaging, similar to that used in Australia, will today be given the final go-ahead from Europe, while variations including slim and menthol cigarettes, will be banned.
The European Commission has responded to a complaint lodged by Independent MEP, Nessa Childers, regarding the public consultation process related to major energy interconnectors which are planned to join Ireland to the UK and EU. Read More
Digital technology is one immediate way to lessen the impact of shrinking healthcare budgets, Independent MEP Nessa Childers stressed today.
The workings of the Troika remain shrouded in secrecy and its ad hoc nature continues to cause a host of social problems for Ireland, MEP Nessa Childers warned today as representatives meet in Strasbourg to examine the role of the consortium.
This submission to the public consultation on the Grid Link project proposes that there are fundamental flaws in the EirGrid argument and approach.