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Labour Women launch Stability Treaty Yes campaign

Posted on May 14, 2012

Labour Women launch Stability Treaty Yes campaign

This morning Labour Women launched their Stability Treaty Yes campaign attended by the Labour Deputy Leader Joan Burton, MEPs Emer Costello, Phil Prendergast and Nessa Childers as well as other members of the Parliamentary Labour Party.

Minister Burton spoke of how there is a 'big advantage' of staying the course in Europe.

"Ireland is not alone in its current troubles. Bank debts and unemployment haunt many European economies. There is a lot more to be done to help beleaguered countries. I believe we are far better off making the case along with like-minded Governments inside the European tent than being a lone voice outside.

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'Media Diversity: Why does it matter?

Posted on February 07, 2012

Minister Pat Rabbitte speaking at the 'Media Diversity - Why does it matter? conference

Yesterday, Nessa Childers MEP held a conference entitled 'Media Diversity: Why does it matter?

During the day the many speakers explored the implications for traditional notions of democratic accountability and journalistic independence given the emergence and dominance of multi-national media corporations.

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