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Wednesday 28 June: ICEL Brexit Series – Implications for trade on the island of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy

TweetTrade is arguably the most contentious area in upcoming negotiations between the United Kingdom and EU27 in the context of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. A competence of the European Union, the UK will have to renegotiate its trading relationship with its European partners, a matter

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Mallow Homes and Garden Festival 2017

TweetCome and Visit the Mallow Library Europe Direct Information Stand at Mallow Home & Garden Festival this weekend. The festival runs over three days; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 6pm. The Mallow Homes and Garden’s Festival is the only festival of its type in the country

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Ireland records largest ratio of investment to GDP in the EU

TweetAccording to new Eurostat figures, Ireland recorded the largest ratio of investment to GDP (29.3%) in the EU in 2016, followed by the Czech Republic (24.6%), Sweden (24.2%), Malta (23.4%), Belgium (23.0%), Austria (22.9%) and Romania (22.7%). The lowest rates of investment to GDP were in Greece

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Europe Day

TweetMallow EDIC will celebrate Europe Day on 6 May 2017, by hosting an exhibition and presentation on the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. There will also be a series of storytelling sessions for children in the library, focusing on European Folk Tales.

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Your Country, Your Vote

TweetMallow EDIC hosts an information stand on voting rights for first time voters on Thursday 20 April, between 11am and 1pm. EDIC staff will provide information on citizens’ voting rights and distribute first time voters forms to all eligible students.

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National Workplace Wellbeing Day 2017

TweetIreland’s third National Workplace Wellbeing Day took place on Friday, 31 March 2017. This annual event  aims is to improve employee wellbeing through promoting better exercise and nutrition in the workplace. New research shows that only a quarter of workers in Ireland (26%) take the recommended level

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Farm Safety

TweetCaroline Casey, the Water Safety Officer from Cork County Council will give a Farm Safety Talk to a number of primary schools at Tir na Sí Open Farm in Watergrasshill on Wednesday 29 March 2017. The informative presentations will outline the potential dangers of living and working

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EU Sustainable Energy Week – call to organise events

TweetEU Sustainable Energy Week takes place during the month of June. The high point of the week is the Policy Conference which takes place from 20-22 June 2017. Public authorities, energy agencies, industry associations, businesses, civil society organisations and the media are all invited to take part

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Register your school for Dokulive, coming to Waterford this March!

Tweet Sixty years ago in Rome, the foundations were laid for the Europe that we know today, ushering in the longest period of peace in written history in Europe. The Treaties of Rome established a common market where people, goods, services and capital can move freely and

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Ireland: highest number of young graduates in the field of science and technology

TweetAccording to new Eurostat figures, Ireland had 24.7 science and technology graduates per 1,000 persons aged 20 to 29 years in 2014, the highest rate in the EU, where the average was 18.7. The figures also show that the number of researchers in Ireland almost doubled between

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