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Dublin: 4 °C Friday 30 January, 2015


# europe - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Long waiting lists, patient power “on the level of Romania” … That’s not a great diagnosis

We’re well down in the European rankings this year, behind Italy, Slovenia and Slovakia.

# europe - Monday 26 January, 2015

Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it’s up to all of us to write the next chapter

This election was vital – not just for Greeks, but for working class people throughout Europe.

Europe or Die: Why so many migrants risk their lives to come here

Since 2000, more than 27,000 refugees have died while attempting to cross the border.

# europe - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

# europe - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Norway detects “probable” case of mad cow disease

The strain of the disease is different to the one found during the British 1990s epidemic.

# europe - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave

Junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he’s confident this provision will be included in new legislation currently being drafted.

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

# europe - Monday 19 January, 2015

‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’

Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.

# europe - Friday 16 January, 2015

How can Ireland get the money it put into the banks back?

Would the country then have loads of money overnight?

# europe - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

European court to decide whether quadriplegic man should be allowed die

The case that has torn his family apart and sparked a fierce euthanasia debate in France.

# europe - Sunday 4 January, 2015

How does the EU work?

And why should I care?

# europe - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Ireland’s euthanasia laws are some of the most strict in Europe

Here’s a look at the situation in other countries.

# europe - Friday 2 January, 2015

How does Ireland’s VAT compare to the rest of Europe?

We checked. Here’s the map.

# europe - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The world could be booming again by the end of 2015

This is according to UK think tank the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr)

# europe - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges

Independent MEP Marian Harkin said the Commission could tell the Government to increase the controversial charge.

# europe - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The42 Torrance: Faldo’s Garcia criticism was pathetic Bunkered

Torrance: Faldo’s Garcia criticism was pathetic

The former Ryder Cup skipper was not impressed by Faldo’s dig at the Spaniard.

# europe - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From The42 Ireland’s Paul McGinley claims Coach of the Year at the BBC’s SPOTY awards Pride Of All Europe

Ireland’s Paul McGinley claims Coach of the Year at the BBC’s SPOTY awards

Rory McIlroy finished second in the main event.

# europe - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours

New figures from Eurostat show Irish households to have 6% less material wealth than the European average.

# europe - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From Business ETC Travelling outside the EU? Be careful as roaming charges are on the up Price Increases

Travelling outside the EU? Be careful as roaming charges are on the up

Irish mobile operators have almost doubled the cost of roaming charges outside the EU in the space of six months.

# europe - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Opinion: France flouts the eurozone rules Ireland was beaten down with EU

Opinion: France flouts the eurozone rules Ireland was beaten down with

The French prime minister has insisted that “France must be respected, it is a big country.”

# europe - Thursday 27 November, 2014

He’s only in the job 27 days but the EC boss has already survived a motion of no confidence

So much for getting it easy because you’re the new guy.

From Business ETC Black Friday: What is it and why is it creeping in on Ireland? Discount Shoppers This post contains a poll

Black Friday: What is it and why is it creeping in on Ireland?

Crazy shoppers at the ready….

# europe - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Lung cancer deaths have increased in Ireland

Colorectal cancer rates have stayed the same, while breast cancer death rates have very slightly decreased.

# europe - Saturday 22 November, 2014

# europe - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Almost a thousand people have died since the start of the Ukraine ceasefire

That’s an average of 13 people a day.

# europe - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

# europe - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

It seems that the Celtic Tiger was good for something…

… Archaeology. It was good for archaeology.

# europe - Sunday 16 November, 2014

70 coffins “washed away” as floods and landslides hit Europe

At least four people have been killed after landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into buildings on either side of the Swiss-Italian border.

# europe - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

The Irish are among the most ‘holiday deprived’ in Europe

A new study has found that as a nation we throw away 3.3 million holiday days a year.

# europe - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Kerry wants to become an island if the roads aren’t fixed

Councillors are up in arms over the issue of access to the Kingdom.

# europe - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Spanish nurse cured of Ebola holds back tears as she leaves hospital

Teresa Romero said Ebola did not matter to the Western world until there was an infection here.

It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

# europe - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Opinion: The growth of Euroscepticism shows Europes’s problems are deeper than its pockets

Euroscepticism is undoubtedly connected to the economic crisis – but it is not the whole story: the problem is that the EU is not a democracy.

# europe - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Loner trucker jailed for shooting at motorists 700 times to teach them “a lesson”

Michael Harry K was jailed for 10 and a half years in Germany.

# europe - Monday 20 October, 2014

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.

# europe - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night

They were attending the opening of the One Young World summit.

# europe - Friday 10 October, 2014

Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe

A judge at the beginning of their career can expect to take home €122,512.

# europe - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From The42 Paul McGinley defends under-fire Tom Watson

Paul McGinley defends under-fire Tom Watson

The US skipper had to deal with ‘body blows’ like Tiger’s withdrawal according to the Dubliner.

# europe - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Europe is helping these Limerick women who were let go from a jewellery making company

Workers made redundant from Andersen Ireland Limited in 2013 have been approved for training and education supports.

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