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Commission wants to revise the Public Sector Information Directive

TweetThe Commission this week put forward a set of measures to increase the availability of data in the EU. This includes proposals to revise the Public Sector Information Directive. The new rules would limit the exceptions that allow public bodies to charge more than the marginal costs

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The consequences of protectionism

TweetIn the two decades before the financial crisis, trade growth was a major contributor to higher living standards worldwide, with world imports growing at roughly twice the rate of output. The integration of many emerging economies into global trade, notably through participation in global value chains, boosted

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Citizen’s Dialogue

TweetPromoting gender equality is a core activity for the EU: equality between women and men is a fundamental EU value, an EU objective and a driver for economic growth. The European Union aims to promote equality between men and women in all its activities. The European Commission

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Consumer Rights

TweetMallow EDIC will host a consumer rights presentation and exhibition in Mallow Library on Friday 1 Dec 2017. The aim of this presentation and exhibition is to highlight the various consumer rights that protect EU citizens when shopping in other European states. It will also outline the

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Exploring Business Opportunities

TweetBusinesswoman, artist and entrepreneur Amanda Wright will give a series of presentations on setting up and running a small business in rural Ireland. This presentation will be of particular interest to any person thinking about entering the craft sector. Amanda has many years experience herself of running

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Business & Community Expo

TweetMore than 100 organisations from the Mallow area will take part in the Bank of Ireland’s ‘Enterprise Town’ initiative, which will take place at the Patrician Academy Hall on Friday 17 November 2017 from 6pm-9pm. The event will feature a business, community and sports expo in addition

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Science Week Ireland 2017

TweetAs part of Science Week 2017 and in support of Horizon 2020, Mallow EDIC is pleased to host a practical science demonstration on Thursday 16 October at 11.30am. Horizon 2020 aims to raise the level of excellence in Europe’s science base and secure Europe’s long-term competitiveness by

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Science Week Ireland

TweetForget space. Forget the deep sea. Forget the South Pole. Go back in time to follow in the footsteps of the first Irish person to cross Africa – Dr Thomas Heazle Parke. Mallow EDIC, in conjunction with Science Foundation Ireland, hosts three shows which will tell Thomas’

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EDIC Mountmellick U19 Soapbox Winner

TweetEmma Comerford is the winner of the annual Europe Direct Soapbox  (u’19s) which  took  place on Wednesday 25th October 2017 at 6.pm  in Europe Direct Centre, Mountmellick.  Students from Laois  took part in this lively and entertaining  public speaking event to discuss “Brexit” and its affect and

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Congratulations to the winners of the Blanchardstown Europe Direct Soap Box Competition 2017

Congratulations to the winners of the Blanchardstown Europe Direct Soap Box Competition 2017

TweetThe Blanchardstown Europe Direct Soap Box Competition 2017 took place on Thursday 19th October. During the course of the event, we heard a wide range of opinions and points of view on the topic: “Brexit, Ireland’s Opportunity”. The winner of the 19 and over category was Sean

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