EirGrid’s €3.2 billion Programme must be Independently Justified says Harkin

The suggestion by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Richard Bruton, that the cost of undergrounding cables in the planned EirGrid development would prevent more balanced regional development was the type of argument which raised questions about the honesty of those favouring over grounding of the various projects. This was stated by Marian Harkin […]

€1 Billion Boost for Unemployment Fund

Today, Wednesday, December 11th, the European Parliament voted by a large majority in favour of adopting the Harkin report which establishes the European Globalisation Fund, a €1 billion Fund to assist workers who have lost their jobs due to Globalisation or the current economic and financial crisis. Marian Harkin MEP said:- “I am particularly pleased […]

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