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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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This week in Brussels European Parliament Committees meet. MEPs will vote on controlling financial benchmarks, host a conference on climate change, examine the state of fundamental rights and receive representatives of the OECD and Nato. The Special Tax Rulings and Economic and Monetary Affairs committees will hold a joint hearing with taxation Commissioner Pierre Moscovici on Monday
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“We will defeat radicalism only if we stay united” said Antonio Tajani, Parliament’s First Vice-President, opening Tuesday’s high-level conference of MEPs and religious community leaders on the rise of religious radicalism and fundamentalism. EP President Martin Schulz, who closed the debate, said “We have to have the courage to take people on board and encourage dialogue between religions”.
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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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