Minister for Integration, Conor Lenihan wants to see proficiency in the English language become a prerequisite for residency, the issuing of work permits and ultimately Irish citizenship for people entering the country.
Richard Boyd Barrett of the People Before Profit Alliance in Dun Laoghaire has condemned as “ridiculous” the proposal by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co Council to ban angling on the county's beaches.
ISME, the Independent Business Organisation, has welcomed the announcement by the Commission for Energy Regulation anticipating reductions in electricity prices of 5.9% for small businesses and 10% for medium businesses as and from the 1st November 2007.
The founder of the Right to Read Campaign, Cllr Aodhan O Riordain has welcomed the passing of the proposed moved of the Central City Library to the Ambassador site on Parnell Street by Dublin City Council this evening.
Friends of the Earth has described the climate change commitments in the Programme for Government as "a new departure". Analysis by the environmental pressure group shows the shift in policy will save taxpayers and consumers at least 100 million euro a year. The findings, to be presented to the Environment Ireland conference later today, reflects the impact of the Programme for Government commitment to cut Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 3% a year for the next five years.
The Malaysian Capitalist Palm Oil corporations are using the ever readily modified language game in order to simultaneously deceive and appease European and American consumers, NGOs and activists, particularly in Europe since then it has the strictest socio-environmental laws in the world.
As a result of a serious shortage of primary school places in the Balbriggan area, Educate Together has been asked by the Department of Education and Science (DES) to open a second Educate Together National School (ETNS) in the town as soon as possible.
Residents of the Ballyogan estate off the M50 in Dublin South have protested at the excavation of a ten year old dump which they claim has led to noxious odours in their area. The excavation is designed to level off the area and make it more suitable for use by the ESB.
How many children are going to school today and are completely frustrated due to their inability to do well in Academia and yet they are extremely creative in the artistic sense.