Carthy believes US wants to impose acceptance of GMO food into Europe as part…

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Carthy believes US wants to impose acceptance of GMO food into Europe as part of TTIP Pinterest GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Twitter Twitter By admin – April 28, 2015 As the TTIP talks continue in a bid to secure a new international trade deal, Midlands North West MEP Matt Carthy says it’s clear that trade is being prioritised over the welfare of citizens.He was speaking after Michael Froman, the Chief Negotiator from the US expressed disappointment at the European Commission’s proposals to allow member states opt out of the importation of GMO food and feed.Mr Carthy says Europe must resist any trade deal that interferes with the right to legislate in the best interests of citizens, but he has doubts about the commission’s resolve………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/mattcttip.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Google+ Facebookcenter_img Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Previous articleMc Conalogue says Department of Education must prioritise three school campus plan for BuncranaNext articleLimited number of Donegal Tyrone tickets sold out in 45 minutes admin Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+ WhatsApp NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

Son of Donegal emigrant wins big in US primary elections

first_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Son of Donegal emigrant wins big in US primary elections Previous articleBallyliffin Golf Club to consider hosting Irish Open in 2019Next articleJuly trial date set for man accused of Inishowen crash deaths News Highland Facebook WhatsApp Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Google+ News Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – May 21, 2014 The son of a Co Donegal emigrant was among the winners picked to lead their parties in the US midterm elections in November.Primary voters in six states selected their Democratic and Republican candidates to run for Congress.Brendan Boyle, whose father emigrated to the US from Glencolmcille in 1970, saw off a formidable challenger, Margorie Margolies, mother-in-law of Chelsea Clinton.He’s now the Democratic pick for Pennsylvania’s 13th congressional district in what is seen as a major win for the 37-year-old state representative.The Irish Times reports how Mr Boyle’s father Frank, who grew up in the Donegal Gaeltacht, changed his working hours cleaning Philadelphia’s subway stations so he could canvas for his son in the evenings.Brendan Boyle regularly referred to his father’s working class roots in debates with the other Democrat candidates. Facebook 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report WhatsApplast_img read more

Wimbledon fire: Blaze at All England Club tennis courts

first_imgA fire has erupted at Wimbledon’s famous tennis courts in London.London Fire Brigade said up to 20 firefighters were called out after an area of shrubbery caught alight at the All England Tennis Club at 12:33 BST.It comes just weeks before the grand slam tournament is due to take place at the venue in SW19.The fire, which was close to Gate 1 – near Wimbledon’s No. 1 Court – has since been extinguished. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.last_img