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2009-06-17 10:29:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Top officials of UAB "Dujotekana", one of the leading energy companies in Lithuania, recently visited Washington, DC and New York for a series of working meetings with the US Administration. Rimandas Stonys (President), Piotras Vojeika (Vice President), and Dr.

2009-06-11 07:15:00

LIBERTY, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- To a small child, the world is a simply amazing place viewed through innocent eyes. When the horrors of war shatter that innocence and simplicity, the effect can be quite profound. "My Heritage, My Destiny" (published by iUniverse) by Dr.

2009-05-28 12:00:00

'Best Connected' campaign deploys dynamic social media toolset to strengthen links between Ireland's innovators and US Partners PALO ALTO, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Ireland (EI), the Irish Government's export engine for innovative technologies and services created by Irish companies, today launched a new campaign strategy to boost exports for Irish companies in the North American market.

2009-05-12 08:11:34

Latvia's statistics office said the gross domestic product dropped 18 percent in the first three months this year compared with the same period 2008. Latvia's economy declined 4.6 percent in 2008 and in the first quarter this year the country's production and services sectors have decreased sharply, the Baltic Times newspaper said Tuesday. In the first quarter, hotel and restaurant services declined 34 percent, retail production went down 25 percent and manufacturing quantity dropped 22...

2009-04-29 14:14:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitalizing on Northern Europe's robust cultural assets and spectacular options for nature lovers, Crystal Cruises is introducing 50 brand new Crystal Adventures to its roster of nearly 300 in the region this summer.

2009-04-28 13:59:58

Lithuania's economy has decreased 12 percent in the first quarter this year when compared with the same period in 2008, economists said Tuesday. The drop was caused by lowering industrial production, smaller demands for exported goods and a lack of credit, the Lithuanian Statistics office said. Statistics officials said Lithuania had forecast a decline in the gross domestic product of 10.5 percent for the whole of 2009. Lithuania joined the European Union in 2004, and in 2007 its economy grew...

2009-04-16 14:00:00

Company Honored in Silicon Valley by Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) PALO ALTO, Calif.

2009-04-15 23:43:00

- Powervation wins 2009 ITLG-Irish Times Innovation Award - OpenHydro winner of new Renewable Energy Award PALO ALTO, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives from some of the most successful U.S.

2009-04-14 13:00:00

Deals Coincide with Visit to San Francisco Bay Area by Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister Mary Coughlan PALO ALTO, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Ireland (EI), the Irish Government's export engine for innovative technologies and services created by emerging and high-growth Irish companies, today announced a series of deals involving EI portfolio companies and their U.S.

2009-04-11 05:51:21

The Republic of Ireland, in a concession to Protestants, says Northern Irelanders applying for Irish passports can give Londonderry as their birthplace. The city's name is one of the many issues that divide Republicans and Unionists in Northern Ireland and the Republic from the North.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.