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Human Rights and the Northern Ireland Conflict: Law, politics and conflict 1924 – 2014 and the “White Dove Proposal” – Honorary EU membership for Northern Ireland?

TweetWho: Author Dr Omar Grech, lecturer at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, University of Malta together with Jane Morrice former V-P European Economic and Social Council, Deputy Speaker Northern Ireland Assembly, EU Representative to NI Assembly. Contributions from Matt Carthy MEP, Paul Gillespie Irish Times, Porf

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EU Poster Competition Winner

TweetThe result of the Mountmellick Europe Direct Poster Competition are in and the winner is…… Emily Miller from Vicarstown, for her work entitled ‘Lovely Laois’! A huge congratulations to Emily and the runners up James Fingleton and James Griffin for their amazing artwork.   Emily Miller, ‘Lovely

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Battle of Witz Table Quiz Final

TweetA huge congratulations to the boys of CBS Portlaoise who came 4th in the final of the Battle of Witz yesterday. The boys represented Laois at the final of the Battle of Witz table quiz competiton in the Aidan Heavey Library Athlone. Very well done to all

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Europe Direct Poster Competition Deadline Extended

TweetDon’t forget to enter Mountmellick Europe Direct’s Poster Competition for your chance to win an IPad! And good news, the deadline has now been extended until the 11th of December. All you have to do for your chance to win is create a poster using the theme

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Europe Direct Soapbox Competition 2015 National Final

TweetMountmellick Europe Direct would like to say a huge congratulations to the participants of the fifth annual Europe Direct Soapbox Competition which took place in Farmleigh House last Monday 16th November. As 2015 is the European Year of Development, this year the topic under discussion was  ‘Charity

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Mountmellick EDIC under-nineteens Soapbox Winner

TweetMountmellick Europe Direct were proud to play host to the second of our two Soapbox Competitions on Tuesday 13th October. Tuesday saw our under nineteen competitors take to the podium to voice their opinions on the topic ‘Charity Begins at Home.’ A huge congratulations to our winner

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Mountmellick EDIC Over-nineteens Soapbox Competition Winner

TweetA huge congratulations to the winner of the Mountmellick Europe Direct over-nineteens regional soapbox final, Nidhi Kumar! Nidhir spoke passionately to the audience using the theme ‘Charity begins at Home.’ Well done to all our participants on the evening. A big thank you to all those who

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Mountmellick Europe Direct Poster Competiton

TweetEU Membership – the benefits to my county Europe Direct Poster Competition Application Form Mountmellick Europe Direct are delighted to announce the launch of our EU Poster Competition for 2015. Students will be asked to use their creativity and research skills in order to design a poster

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Daniel Williams from EDIC Mountmellick is the winner of the Soapbox2014

TweetCongratulations to Daniel Williams sixth year  student at Mountmellick Community School who won  at the recent  All – Ireland soapbox challenge in Farmleigh House  (under18) , the topic was  ‘The Internet Does More Harm than Good’ at Farmleigh House, Dublin last Wednesday 12 November. Daniel spoke passionately and is

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European Christmas Tales at Mountmellick Library

TweetHave you ever heard of Nisse the mischievous elf that plays tricks on people during Christmas time? Well during Christmas in Denmark, the mischievous Danish elf, Nisse, plays pranks on people. Nisse lives in old farmhouses and wears gray woollen clothes, a red bonnet, stockings and white

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