On Friday, a majority consensus could not be reached within the European Union regarding the fate of glyphosate. Member States will be granted another opportunity to vote on this matter in November, and the ultimate decision will rest with the European Commission.
The Irish government launches a 100 billion euro government fund. This should help to cope with the increasing costs of health care and pensions. The “Future Ireland Fund” (Future Ireland fund) will be fed with exceptional corporate income.
In preparation for the 2024 budget announcement, Ireland is poised to introduce substantial financial support of approximately 2.4 billion euros in addition to the planned permanent spending measures and tax cuts, according to a reliable source cited by Reuters.
The Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI) has reiterated its concerns about the extent of problem gambling in Ireland, suggesting that the issue has been significantly underestimated in recent years. According to the latest research conducted by ESRI, it is now estimated that 1 in 30 adults in Ireland is afflicted by problem gambling, a much higher figure than previously assumed.
The inaugural Speaker of the House of Representatives, Jan Anthonie Bruijn, and the President of the House of Representatives, Vera Bergkamp, participated in the biennial conference of parliamentary presidents convened by the Council of Europe on September 28th and 29th. They engaged with fellow parliamentary heads from the 46 member countries of the Council of Europe, an organization established...
The concerns raised by the Central Bank of Ireland highlight the evolving situation in the financial sector following the COVID-19 pandemic. The adoption of remote and hybrid working models is accelerating, blurring the boundaries of traditional office-based communication and requiring a re-evaluation of security and compliance measures.
Notable facts: last spring marked the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, and the European Union and the United Kingdom finally reached definitive agreements regarding the Northern Irish border in trade. The border has been a source of tension for over a century. More broadly, how have geographers viewed borders in this century?
This is ‘the largest overview in years of one of the most important pioneers of abstract art: Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935)’. The Stedelijk Museum enthusiastically promoted its new collection in 2013, and indeed, it is quite an impressive collection of paintings that visitors can see there.