European Environment Agency’s state of environment report outlines the scale and urgency of environmental challenges facing Europe

The European Environment Agency (EEA) today launched its State of the Environment Report 2020, “European Environment — state and outlook report” (SOER 2020). The EPA welcomes this report, which provides an overview of the state of Europe’s environment.  It highlights that Europe faces environmental challenges of unprecedented scale and urgency and that, while European environment and climate […]

Europe in the palm of your hand: launch of a Citizens’ App

A new mobile application, designed by the European Parliament to help citizens to discover what the EU has done, is doing and plans to do, is now available.   With one eye on the upcoming European elections, the Citizens’ App enables everyone, everywhere to check the EU’s achievements, ongoing work, and future goals as well […]

AA lends its support to Project EDWARD

Here’s a frightening stat – on average, 70 people die and a further 370 are seriously injured every day on Europe’s roads. Here in Ireland, 119 people died on our roads up to the end of August this year, an increase of 16% on the same period last year. If this trend continues, 50 more […]

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Fuel prices tumble, but taxes don’t

The following text comes from AA Ireland.  For any enquiries or for verification contact Conor Faughnan, 01 6179440 or 087 2530495 16th January 2015 The average price of a litre of petrol is now 131.6 cent, a fall of 10.8 cent since December and the 6th straight month of falling prices according to the latest […]

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United Left Alliance rejects Austerity Treaty and calls for No vote in referendum

The ULA today rejected the Austerity Treaty as a bankers treaty, in continuity with the bank bailouts already made, and an attack on the living standards of ordinary people and the public services on which we depend. The ULA demands a full public debate on the treaty and will vigorously campaign for a ‘no’ vote […]