April Poetry in Limerick 23 Mar 2017; posted by the editor - Events, Local, Arts, Ireland
Limerick Writers' Centre and delighted to announce their 'Great Poets and Great Poetry' series of talks. Kicking off the series is writer Kathryn Guille who will give a talk on Shakespeare's Sonnets entitled: Characters in love: How Shakespeare's Lovers influenced the Sonnet.
Gender policy workshop with Cultural Institutions 23 Mar 2017; posted by the editor - Arts, Ireland
Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, held a gender policy workshop with representatives from Waking the Feminists and our National Cultural Institutions, as well as the Irish Film Board, the Arts Council, Culture Ireland and senior officials from her own Department.
Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce Implementation Group meets 09 Mar 2017; posted by the editor - Internet news, Ireland
The first meeting of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce Implementation Group, co-chaired by Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD, was held on Wednesday. The establishment of the Implementation Group is a commitment in the Action Plan for Rural Development.
The fight for transparency in the EU Internet Forum 08 Mar 2017; posted by the editor - Internet news, European Union
By Zarja Protner, EDRi intern Chapter One: The dark knights at a secret meeting
It was the beginning of the year 2014 when the European Commission first announced the creation of an “EU Internet Forum”. But it would take almost two years and several meetings before its official launch on 3 December 2015.
Monsanto Tribal to present judgement and recommendations in April 06 Mar 2017; posted by the editor - Environment, Health, International
On 16 and 17 October 2016, more than 30 witnesses and experts from all over the world gathered in The Hague for the Monsanto Tribunal. They presented their testimonies and analyses on the effects of Monsanto’s business practices to a panel of five judges from different continents.
Retail Consultation Forum challenges will feed into Government's Brexit response 04 Mar 2017; posted by the editor - Business, Ireland
Members of the Retail Consultation Forum have been reassured by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Mary Mitchell O'Connor that the challenges of the retail sector will feed into the Government's response to Brexit.
Equine projects eligible for LEADER funding 04 Mar 2017; posted by the editor - Ireland
Certain equine activities will now be eligible funding under the current LEADER programme. Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Minister Heather Humphreys intends to amend the ineligible list of activities under the 2014-2020 LEADER Programme, which could benefit a wide range equine activities and rural tourism projects, such as equestrian centres and riding schools.
Consultation launched on Local Community Banking 04 Mar 2017; posted by the editor - Ireland
Economic Development, Michael Ring T.D., has invited interested parties to comment on a proposed new model of community banking. The invite is part of a Programme for a Partnership Government commitment to investigate new models of community banking such as the Kiwibank model in New Zealand, or the German Sparkassen model of local public banks that operate within well-defined regions.