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The rising cost of electricity in Ireland

November 8th, 2017 A recent report from Eurostat shows that Irish citizens face the fourth highest charge on their electricity bills across Europe. After excluding the relevant taxes, we rise to second place, with electricity bills are set to soar to new heights with the …

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EU bodies agree to tighten vehicle rules after dieselgate scandal

November 8th, 2017 The Council Presidency and European Parliament yesterday reached a provisional agreement to reform control tests on car emissions data and enhance market surveillance for motor vehicles. The draft regulation will now be submitted to Member State representatives for endorsement, and will then …

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21 November 2017: a historic day for the climate movement in Ireland

November 7th, 2017 For seasoned environmental campaigner Tony Lowes, his colleagues at Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) and climate activists across Ireland 21 November 2017 will be remembered as a historic day for the climate movement. The Cork-based group’s tireless campaigning against the construction …