La Route des Princes 2013

La Route des Princes is a 3,045 nautical miles race between Valencia and the Bay of Morlaix, via Lisbon, Dún Loaghaire and Plymouth. Open to all multi-hulls of 50 feet and over, this race is a tour of Europe that focuses on the regional and the local, taking a dozen crews in three multi-hull classes (Ultimates,…

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An Gaelige i bParlamint na hEorpa

Tuairiscíodh go bhfuil Uachtarán Pharlaimint na hEorpa, an tUasal Martin Schulz, réidh chun dul ar aghaidh le leagan Gaeilge de shuíomh gréasáin oifigiúil an PE atá ar fáil faoi láthair i 22 de na 23 teangacha oifigiúil an AE (gach teanga ach amháin an Ghaeilge). Tar éis cruinniú idir feisirí Eorpach, Gay Mitchell agus Pat Ó…

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Progress on jobs

This Government inherited a jobs market in freefall with 250,000 private-sector jobs and 45,000 jobs in exporting sectors lost between 2008 and 2010. Since taking office, the Action Plan for Jobs, has provided for a transition from the old, failed economy – reliant on property, banking and debt – to a new, sustainable economy based…

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Daffodil Day

Not a nice day for Daffodil Day volunteers today. The Irish Cancer Society has confirmed that they will still be out there, so if you see them, please support the cause by buying a daffodil. If you can’t/don’t want to make it outside today, you can still text DAFF to 50300 to donate €4 to…

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Gay Mitchell not to contest European elections

Gay Mitchell not to Contest European Parliament 2014 Elections Speaking in Strasbourg, Dublin MEP Gay Mitchell said today (Thursday, 14 th March) he will not contest the 2014 European Elections. “When I first stood for the European Parliament in 2004 I did so at the request of the Party Leader, as Fine Gael had only…

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