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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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Crumlin joins 300 EU hospitals to fight rare diseases

TweetOur Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin is one of 300 European hospitals who are coming together to tackle rare diseases as part of the European Reference Networks (ERNs) launched earlier this week. Nine hundred EU medical teams will join forces to treat patients with rare diseases or conditions.

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International Women’s Day 2017

TweetAs part of the International Women’s Day programme of events, Mallow Library EDIC will host a presentation and exhibition at the Women for Women centre in Mallow. Women for Women was set up in Mallow in 1993 to advance and support the personal development and education of

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Little public support for “Irexit” – Eurobarometer

TweetThe latest national Eurobarometer report for Ireland has found little public support for an “Irexit”. The national report analyses data collected last November in over 1000 face-to-face interviews. Speaking this week about whether there was any spill-over of Brexit into Irish public opinion, the author of the

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€1 billion for EU Transport projects

Tweet New call for proposals to combine Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) with other funding sources, including the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI). The European Commission is launching a new and innovative way to finance transport infrastructure projects in Europe. The call for proposals will seek to

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EU Portability rules agreed

Tweet The rules will reflect new ways in which Europeans enjoy culture and entertainment services online when they travel around the EU. Europeans will soon be able to fully use their online subscriptions to films, sports events, e-books, video games or music services when travelling within the

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Careers Fair in Sligo Institute of Technology

Careers Fair in Sligo Institute of Technology

Tweet1st/02/2017 The Europe Direct Centre Sligo attended the jobs fair in the I.T. Sligo.  The purpose of the event was to promote awareness of  the Centre in  Sligo Central Library. There were a large volume of booklets on the European Union and a  plethora of leaflets on moving

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European Awareness Cervical Cancer Week Presentation

European Awareness  Cervical Cancer Week Presentation

TweetTo mark the European Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2017,  Europe Direct, Sligo organised a public talk on the subject at Sligo Library. Mayor Marie Casserly attended and the speakers were Dr. Caroline Tansey and Dr Fiona Ginty, GP’s at Wine Street Medical Centre, Sligo. 93 women died

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