Today is International Students Day and the Irish Second Level Students Union and the Children’s Rights Alliance are holding Your World – Your Say a Consultation on Children’s Views on their Engagement in European and International Levels of Decision-Making. 100 young people from all over the country are gathering in Dublin to talk about the […]
Entries Tagged as 'European Parliament'
September 16th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Irish Politics, LGBT, Lisbon
Today Labour LGBT launches a leaflet on why LGBT people should vote yes to the Lisbon Treaty. You can see the leaflet here and here. The leaflet says that Lisbon is ‘Good for Gays’ (Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgendered people disappear again for the sake of alliteration) and makes three points First Ireland’s involvement in Europe […]
April 12th, 2009 · 9 Comments · LGBT, Marriage Equality, Same Sex Partnerships
In January 18 pieces of legislation were promised for publication by Goverment Chief Whip and Minister for State, Pat Carey. They were to be published by April 9, the last day of the current Dáil session. Seven of these bills were to emerge from the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform including the Civil […]
April 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Declan Ganley, Elections, Irish Media, Irish Politics
There will be many a nickname for (and many eyes drawn towards) the campaign for the European Parliament election in the North-West Constituency. This video was recently loaded on the Facebook Page of Jim Higgins, Fine Gael’s MEP for the region. The cartoon is two years old and was created by the European Movement in […]