Constitutional Status of Water Fluoridation Called into Question 20 May 2016; posted by the editor - Health, Ireland
The constitutional status of water fluoridation in Ireland had been called into question and challenged in a letter written to key Government and health officals by Owen Boyden, Director of the The National Fluoride Free Towns Project.
Prime Minister May Face Committal Over Blackbeard's Cay 15 May 2016; posted by the editor - Bahamas
Prime Minister Perry Christie could face court proceedings seeking to imprison him, and other public officials, for failing to obey a Supreme Court Order to shut down the $12 million Blackbeard's Cay development.
ICSA protest MERCOSUR and TTIP trade deals 04 May 2016; posted by the editor - Business, Ireland
By Neassa Fitzgibbon The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers' Association (ICSA) today staged a protest outside the EU Commission offices due to what they describe as ‘the potential sell-out of the EU beef farming sector in Mercosur and TTIP talks’.
CETA will undermine EU Charter of Fundamental Rights 04 May 2016; posted by the editor - Canada, European Union
By Ante Wessels, EDRi member Vrijschrift, the Netherlands
In February 2016, the European Commission and Canadian government published the final draft text of the EU—Canada trade agreement (CETA), prior to its approval or rejection by the Council of the European Union, European Parliament and, possibly, national parliaments.
TTIP leaks confirm dangers for digital rights 04 May 2016; posted by the editor - Business, Internet news, United States, European Union
By Maryant Fernandez Pacrez, EDRi
On 2 May Greenpeace unveiled documents on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), including the telecommunications chapter and EU’s Tactical State of Play of March 2016.
1916 Rising leaders remembered at Kilmainham Gaol 03 May 2016; posted by the editor - Events, Ireland
As part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary programme official ceremonies to commemorate the executions of the fourteen Leaders of the 1916 Rising will take place between the third and the twelfth of May at the Stonebreakers Yard in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin.
New bi-monthly poetry reading series in Limerick 02 May 2016; posted by the editor - Events, Arts, Ireland
A new bi-monthly poetry reading series starting in Limerick aims to bring to Limerick poets from mainland Europe and the UK to read with local and national poets, in keeping with the strategy of having a more European outlook when it comes to the arts in Limerick.
Richmond Barracks Officially Opens to public 02 May 2016; posted by the editor - Ireland
An t-Ardmhéara Críona Ní Dhálaigh officially opened Richmond Barracks at a special ceremony in Inchicore today. One of nine ‘Permanent Reminders’, Richmond Barracks has been redeveloped by Dublin City Council as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. It will open to the public in June 2016 as an interactive multimedia tourist attraction which will trace the story of the site from military barracks, to housing estate, to school.