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EU says we are free from economic ‘imbalances’

Irish Independent 24 May 2022
Falling public and private debt ratios led the European Commission to declare Ireland free from “imbalances” yesterday, 10 years after the country was first placed under extra scrutiny as part of the bloc’s new post-crisis surveillance system.Instead ...
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UN: Rich nations putting kids worldwide at risk

The Manila Times 24 May 2022
Rich countries are creating unsafe living conditions for children, both at home and around the world, a United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) report released on Tuesday said, calling on states to reduce waste and cut pollution ... exposure, access to light and waste generation.
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UN says rich countries putting children around the world at risk

Manila Standard 24 May 2022
Rich countries are creating unsafe living conditions for children both at home and around the world, a UNICEF report released Tuesday said, calling on states to reduce waste and cut pollution ... pesticide use, home humidity, lead exposure, access to light, and waste generation.
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US Congressman Neal: No big hurdles to leap on protocol

RTE 24 May 2022
Richard Neal, a leading Democrat from Massachusetts, said the Northern Ireland Protocol had "certainly strained those relations" and that the UK seemed "very vague" about what it actually wanted ... Speaking to BBC Radio Ulster, DUP MLA Gordon Lyons accused the American politicians of being "one-sided" when it came to Northern Ireland issues.
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Mars Wrigley Elevates Retail Shopping With Newly-Established Transaction Zone Team Unveiled At Sweets & Snacks Expo

Longview News-Journal 23 May 2022
Recently, the M&M'S brand eliminated the traditional plastic overwrap from its theater boxes, making the packaging fully recyclable and removing 98 metric tons of plastic waste a year. Mars also announced that all Mars bars sold in the UK, Ireland and Canada will be certified as carbon neutral by 2023 ... About Mars, Incorporated ... forward ... 1 ... ....
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EU praises Ireland for cutting debt but points out slow progress on climate targets

Irish Independent 23 May 2022
But it warned that high house prices remain a “challenge” while not posing a risk to the overall economy.It also said Ireland was falling behind other EU countries on recycling and waste water treatment, and said renewable energy projects are being hampered by ...
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DUP leader Donaldson warns US visit a ‘waste of time’ if they don’t listen to unionists

Belfast Telegraph 22 May 2022
A visit this week by a delegation from the US led by a key ally of President Joe Biden will be a “waste of time” if they “cannot see” unionists’ concerns around the Northern Ireland protocol, DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson has said ... and their visit will be a waste of time,” he said.
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Bertie a wasted national asset in Northern Ireland impasse

Irish Independent 22 May 2022
Nationalist Ireland genuflected ... Nationalist Ireland was in a muddle last week ... In the same speech, he gratuitously suggested the issue of a border poll could no longer be left to the Northern Ireland Secretary of State ... The protocol is primarily a matter between the UK and Europe, but affects the people of Northern Ireland.
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VBT DDA considers options for left-turn signal at Tyler/Belleville

Belleville Independent 19 May 2022
DDA Executive Director Susan Ireland reported in a memo to the DDA that Fishbeck found that crash history and left-turn delay criteria were not met ... “Staff would anticipate if we can find a solution the expense to the DDA would not be cost-prohibitive,” Ireland concluded.
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A biofuels proposal to slash emissions while boosting the farming sector

The Irish Times 19 May 2022
While much of the focus on emissions reduction is on the transport sector, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s most recent report into CO2 emissions in Ireland, agriculture continues to makes up the biggest chunk of national emissions – 35.4 per cent, against transport’s 20.4 per cent.
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Ireland could become European leader in renewable energy production

Open Access Government 18 May 2022
How Ireland is going to tackle the climate crisis ... At the annual energy show staged by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, he went on to inform that the targets would require innovation and a shift in how energy is used, how waste is managed, and transport systems ... Ireland’s advantages in renewable energy production.
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Commission urges overhaul of EU defence to plug ‘critical gaps’

The Irish Times 18 May 2022
... done in a co-ordinated way to strengthen common defence and avoid waste and duplication, venturing into a sensitive policy area that has proved controversial in the past for countries such as Ireland, as well as Nato members that insist the US-led alliance should not be rivalled.
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We all gave our opinions in the census ‘time capsule’, but, one century from now, what will life in Ireland really look like?

Irish Independent 15 May 2022
So that we adopt a working relationship with this planet rather than a parasitic one.”Peter Thorne, Maynooth University climatologist and professor of physical geography, would agree.“What Ireland will be like in 2122 is really dependent upon Ireland’s choices between now and then.
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‘Would you like to visit my grave?’ The farmer planning a home burial

The Irish Times 14 May 2022
He is apparently one of only three people in Ireland who have received this unusual permission ... They said if I was buried on the land, there would be less waste from me than from an ordinary house, is how they put it.”. Does he know who the other two people in Ireland were who also ...
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Martin Rochford interview – ‘It would be better if everyone was private, and the hospitals got paid for work they did’

Irish Independent 12 May 2022
... ex-Facebook and Microsoft engineer Séamus Cooley.Together they set up MedoSync, a platform that pulls together patient treatments across a given hospital to speed up insurance payments and cut down on wasted resources.“We spend a lot of money on healthcare in Ireland.

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