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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
# Women For Election
# Women For Election

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

Mar 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,301 Views 20 Comments

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
# Women For Election
# Women For Election

Mixed reaction to step back from gender quotas for local elections

Aug 30th 2018, 5:54 PM 8,820 Views 44 Comments

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
# Lough Foyle
# Lough Foyle

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

Dec 30th 2017, 7:15 AM 34,180 Views 24 Comments

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?
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Jul 16th 2017, 10:32 AM 15,556 Views 28 Comments

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
# Quotas
# Quotas

Ireland has agreed to accept more migrants than originally planned

May 14th 2015, 7:41 AM 19,520 Views 183 Comments

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
# Moooooo
# Moooooo

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

Feb 2nd 2015, 1:50 PM 15,738 Views 30 Comments

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
# Milking It
# Milking It

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

Oct 20th 2014, 6:09 PM 12,056 Views 19 Comments

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
# Quotas
# Quotas

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

Mar 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 26 Views 57 Comments

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
# Quotas
# Quotas

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

Mar 10th 2014, 9:03 AM 9,429 Views 131 Comments

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
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

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

Mar 5th 2014, 1:05 PM 435 Views 40 Comments

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
# Fish
# Fish

EU agriculture ministers to hold first vote on fishing discards

Feb 26th 2013, 9:15 AM 2,782 Views 17 Comments

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
# Fishing
# Fishing

EU and Norway sign agreement in fisheries negotiations

Jan 18th 2013, 3:00 PM 4,135 Views 16 Comments

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
# Fishing
# Fishing

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Dec 18th 2012, 11:41 AM 3,930 Views 37 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 26th 2012, 1:06 PM 27 Views 18 Comments

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
# Fish
# Fish

EU deal means eventual ban on throwing back unwanted dead fish

Jun 13th 2012, 9:19 AM 2,011 Views 10 Comments

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
# Dairy
# Dairy

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

Apr 24th 2012, 8:52 PM 5,926 Views 32 Comments

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
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics

Aug 18th 2011, 6:12 PM 944 Views 14 Comments

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
# Quotas
# Quotas

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

Mar 1st 2011, 3:24 PM 582 Views 0 Comments

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