Shannon Airport signs ground-breaking agreement

Shannon Airport has joined 200 other airports across Europe in signing a ground-breaking agreement towards aviation’s net zero 2050 goal.

Munster’s O’Donoghue nominated for top European award 

Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue is one of 15 players in the running to capture one of the game’s most prestigious individual accolades following the announcement of the longlist of nominees for the 2022 EPCR European Player of the Year award.

Temporary relaxation of HGV driving and resting time rules

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules.

Toy Safety Directive must be reviewed – Kelleher

Ireland South MEP, Billy Kelleher has said that the future revision of the Toy Safety Directive is essential to ensure the safety of children and that it should include further efforts to apply EU safety standards to products bought online from websites outside the EU.

Kelly elected Vice-chair of EU-UK Parliamentary Assembly

Ireland South MEP Seán Kelly has been elected as First Vice-Chair of the European Parliament’s new standing delegation to the EU-UK Parliamentary Partnership Assembly.
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Conway appointed to international OSCE panel

Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway has been appointed to a panel within the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to promote political participation of people with disabilities.

TUS and MTU join forces for Bioeconomy Week

Research centres and clusters from across the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (TUS) and Munster Technological University (MTU), namely the Shannon Applied Biotechnology Centre, the Circular Bioeconomy Cluster South-West, CircBio Research Group the LIFE Health and Biosciences Research Institute and the Irish Bioeconomy Foundation (IBF), are hosting a number of events as part of Bioeconomy Ireland Week.

Registration for Blue Star Programme open to Clare primary...

Primary school pupils in Clare and around Ireland are being challenged to get creative in how they learn and think about Europe through the Blue Star Programme, coordinated by European Movement Ireland.