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The European Parliament Information Office in Ireland and the ICA are jointly hosting a symposium on health issues and initiatives that are focussed on promoting good health in older age. The EU dimension will be outlined with contributions from community activists. The event will look at innovative solutions to challenges that rural communities in particular are facing. The event will begin at 2:00 pm and takes place in An Grianan, Termonfeckin, Co Louth on Friday 27 March. Registration required.
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The European Parliament Information Office in Dublin, together with Active Retirement Ireland, Age & Opportunity and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, will hold an information and discussion session on "Promoting Health in Older Age on Friday 13 March 2015. Speakers will include MEPs Lynn Boylan and Nessa Childers .This is an excellent opportunity to consider and learn about what health and well-being means in older age and the European initiatives in this area.
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Marian Harkin MEP
Marian Harkin MEP will launch a celebration of Women's Day in Trinity College on Friday 6th March. Organised jointly by the European Parliament Office in Ireland together with Network Ireland, the theme of the day will centre on "Harnessing Opportunity in Challenging Times – Empowering Women through Education". The event starts at 12h00 in the Atrium of TCD.
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LATEST NEWS

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€2.5 million in EU aid has been approved for the 450 former workers of the Lufthansa Technik/Airmotive plant in Dublin, to help them find jobs, Parliament decided on Wednesday. The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) aid has already been approved by the EU Council of Ministers.
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The session opened with a minute’s silence for victims of the Germanwings air crash in the French Alps on 24 March and the terrorist attack on Tunisia’s Bardo museum on 18 March. President Schulz conveyed Parliament’s deepest sympathy to their families and friends.
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"In the name of the European Parliament I wish to convey my sincere condolences to all the families and friends of the victims on the Germanwings 4U9525 flight from Barcelona to Düsseldorf which crashed this morning near Digne-les-Bains in Southern France. We grieve this terrible loss which has struck individual people and families as well as nations. Tomorrow, at the opening of its plenary session, the European Parliament will remember the victims with a minute of silence."
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At the beginning of the month, the European Central Bank (ECB) started its controversial quantative easing programme, buying government bonds with the goal of lowering interest rates, increasing inflation and kick-starting economic growth. ECB president Mario Draghi met the EP's economic affairs committee yesterday to discuss the initiative. Read on to find out more about how it works and watch the debate on our website.
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