The proposed waste recovery factory may now be built on lands owned by local singing celebrity, Joe Dolan and band leader, Ben, at Johnstown, Slanemore, Mullingar.
Who are we? We came to Ireland as unaccompanied minors (under 18 years of age) seeking asylum. Our asylum applications were unsuccessful. In our countries of origin gross violations of human rights continue to be widespread.
Analysts expect EPAs to have serious negative impact upon developing countries. Job losses, significant drops in revenue for development and the undermining of trade with other poor countries will result from unbeatable competition from EU firms.
The Irish social welfare system, which is based on a "male breadwinner" model, reinforces the notion of women as adult dependents, rather than as individuals entitled to payments in their own right.
Most Irish people would be deeply ashamed and as disbelieving as Thomas if they were aware that many elderly Irish women struggle to live without as much as one cent from the state.
The school has been in temporary accommodation in a football club in Santry for the last nine years. At this stage there are 230 pupils crammed into tiny partitioned rooms. The ventilation is poor which results in the children often becoming ill and illnesses spreading very quickly. It is impossible for two adults to walk past each other in the very narrow corridors without bumping into one another. These passageways constitute a fire hazard and it doesn't bear thinking about what the consequences would be in the event of a fire and what is the possibility of evacuating all children safely.
I have to wonder if either William Hederman, the author of the interview with Kelly Dougherty in last week's Village, or Dougherty herself happen to recognise the inconsistencies in Kelly's values and statements. Like a true anti-war activist, she can flip-flop on a dime.
The European Constitution is a creditable attempt to provide that passport, for Europe's democracies at least, and shows how other regions of the world could regain control over key areas of decision-making.