THE FIRST anniversary of the Fianna Fail/Progressive Democrat government
was marked by the publication of an opinion poll, that showed support
for the government at a record low. Their satisfaction rating of just
28% is down a massive 33% in just a year. Fianna Fail is at 32%, their
lowest poll rating for ten years. The...
AER LINGUS Catering workers staged a number of protest activities, at
the Aer Lingus Head Office Building in the course of April. The protests
were held to vent opposition to the announcement by Chief Executive
Willie Walsh that he intends to hold discussions with private companies
who are interested in buying that...
On 29 April, An Bord Pleanala announced that it had refused Enterprise
Energy permission to construct a major onshore facility for bringing in
natural gas from the Corrib gas field off the coast of Mayo. Enterprise
Energy was formerly Enterprise Oil and is now owned by the massive Shell
THE CAMPAIGNS against bin charges around Dublin are gearing up for
battle as the government is preparing to introduce a new "Environmental
Waste Management Act" with powers to stop collection to non-payers.