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# quotas - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates

Two of the main political parties have held training events for women contemplating a life in politics.

# quotas - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Mixed reaction to step back from gender quotas for local elections

Political parties that run at least 30% female candidates in next year’s local elections will get funding for an equality officer.

# quotas - Saturday 30 December, 2017

A disputed Irish-UK territory is one of many fishing problems caused by Brexit

Both Ireland and the UK claim Lough Foyle as their own – so what fishing rules will be implemented after Brexit?

# quotas - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Are fisheries the first casualty in a Brexit split between Ireland and the UK?

If the UK continues to lift the drawbridge on its waters, it could cause problems for Ireland.

# quotas - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Ireland has agreed to accept more migrants than originally planned

It’s part of a new EU plan to tackle the Mediterranean refugee crisis.

# quotas - Monday 2 February, 2015

Got milk? Ireland's cows will be giving us a LOT more of the white stuff

Fifty-two high-skill jobs are expected to be created over the five years.

# quotas - Monday 20 October, 2014

Easy now - Farmers start breaking milk quotas before they're supposed to

The EU’s milk quota regime will end next March – but it seems farmers may have jumped the gun in anticipation of the change.

# quotas - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Column: Until imbalance is deliberately corrected, women won’t be attracted into politics

properly run quota system would encourage parties to go find the good female candidates; without obligation this won’t happen, writes John Verling.

# quotas - Monday 10 March, 2014

Dublin Councillor calls for 50% of seats to go to women in local elections

Mary Fitzpatrick says she wants to see “a real commitment to gender equality”.

# quotas - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: I’ve been involved in politics since before I could vote – but it's still a man’s world

Industry is leading the way in discovering the benefits of gender balanced boardrooms, and the business of politics should be no different, writes Emer Higgins.

# quotas - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

EU agriculture ministers to hold first vote on fishing discards

A meeting chaired by Simon Coveney will form the first steps in ending the discarding of fish by the end of the decade,

# quotas - Friday 18 January, 2013

EU and Norway sign agreement in fisheries negotiations

Minister Simon Coveney said the agreement would now allow fishermen and fish factories “to get on with their business in the normal way”.

# quotas - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Coveney said proposed cuts to quotas will have serious implications for Irish fishermen and jobs.

# quotas - Friday 26 October, 2012

Column: Council reform will discourage women – and help the old boys

The changes to councils will reinforce the dominance of the three major parties, says Fine Gael councillor Mick Glynn.

# quotas - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

EU deal means eventual ban on throwing back unwanted dead fish

A deal struck by ministers in the early hours of the morning will mean a phased approach to eliminating discards.

# quotas - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Minister 'disappointed' over likelihood of super levy fine for milk farmers

The Minister for Agriculture says that Irish milk producers may incur a super levy fine for the first time in several years as March is expected to be at 0.69 per cent above quota.

# quotas - Thursday 18 August, 2011

TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics

The Labour TD for Wicklow / East Carlow says women face five particular challenges they need met, before they can consider running for election, and we can achieve balance.

# quotas - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

EU threatens gender quota on companies if they don't appoint more women to top jobs

Justice commissioner says publicly-listed companies should be aiming to fill 30 per cent of all board positions with women by 2015.