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#EU Treaty

From TheJournal.ie Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report European Council

Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report

Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think you understand the Fiscal Compact treaty? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think you understand the Fiscal Compact treaty?

A Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll finds that 32 per cent of people believe they have no understanding of the deal.

From TheJournal.ie Do you know what the fiscal compact treaty is all about? Euref

Do you know what the fiscal compact treaty is all about?

If the answer is no, you’re in the majority.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Fiscal compact? Time to send Merkozy back to Economics 101 Opinion

Column: Fiscal compact? Time to send Merkozy back to Economics 101

The EU fiscal treaty shows a level of economic illiteracy that would embarrass most college students, writes Ronan Lyons.

From TheJournal.ie Voters plan to support fiscal treaty, polls show Referendum

Voters plan to support fiscal treaty, polls show

A clear margin of voters say they will back the fiscal compact in the upcoming referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How will Ireland vote on the EU treaty? Opinion

Column: How will Ireland vote on the EU treaty?

As Ireland reacts to yesterday’s announcement of a referendum, politics lecturer Eoin O’Malley looks at the prospects of the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns.

From TheJournal.ie Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader Resigned

Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader

The former minister said to continue in his role as deputy leader and communications spokesperson while he did not support the fiscal compact treaty ratification “would be incompatible for me.”

From TheJournal.ie European Commission insists referendum 'No' vote will not affect current bailout Referendum

European Commission insists referendum 'No' vote will not affect current bailout

A spokesman for Jose Manuel Barroso affirms that being blocked from the ESM would not affect Ireland’s current bailout.

From TheJournal.ie The Fiscal Compact Referendum: What are we voting on and why? Referendum

The Fiscal Compact Referendum: What are we voting on and why?

Here’s TheJournal.ie’s guide to Ireland’s referendum on the new fiscal treaty.

From TheJournal.ie Opposition parties welcome announcement of referendum Referendum

Opposition parties welcome announcement of referendum

Fianna Fáil will campaign in favour of a ‘Yes’ vote but Sinn Féin will say ‘No’.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie "In Ireland's national interest": FULL text of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's EU referendum speech Referendum

"In Ireland's national interest": FULL text of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's EU referendum speech

Ireland will have a referendum on whether it should ratify the European Stability Treaty.

From TheJournal.ie Government confirms referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty Referendum

Government confirms referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty

Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed in the Dáil today that there will be a referendum held to ratify the EU treaty.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Announcement that Ireland WILL hold referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty Referendum

AS IT HAPPENED: Announcement that Ireland WILL hold referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty

Later in Leader’s Questions: the Taoiseach will discuss his trip to Davos, the cost of running his press office and his cabinet’s subcommittees.

From TheJournal.ie Business leaders back EU fiscal compact treaty - IBEC survey EU Treaty

Business leaders back EU fiscal compact treaty - IBEC survey

A survey by the employers group also found strong support for Ireland’s continued membership of the eurozone.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach expects AG decision on EU referendum in 'two to three weeks' EU Treaty

Taoiseach expects AG decision on EU referendum in 'two to three weeks'

Enda Kenny told the Dáil this week that he expects a decision on whether or not a referendum is needed shortly.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party calls for EU referendum and will campaign for 'Yes' vote Greens

Green Party calls for EU referendum and will campaign for 'Yes' vote

Former government minister Eamonn Ryan also criticised the government’s action plan for jobs and called for a new green investment plan.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil likely to back 'Yes' vote in any EU referendum - Martin EU Treaty

Fianna Fáil likely to back 'Yes' vote in any EU referendum - Martin

The party leader said: “We have never voted against a European treaty and I don’t believe we will start with this one.”

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Bailout funds are not dependent on fiscal compact Fiscal Compact

Taoiseach: Bailout funds are not dependent on fiscal compact

Enda Kenny says the EU-IMF bailout supersedes the new European deal, and that Ireland’s access to funding is safe.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin calls for clarification on EU treaty EU Treaty

Micheál Martin calls for clarification on EU treaty

The Fianna Fáil leader has written to the Taoiseach seeking answers to six questions about the wording of the fiscal compact.

From TheJournal.ie EU treaty is 'not a solution to euro crisis' - former Lenihan advisor EU Treaty

EU treaty is 'not a solution to euro crisis' - former Lenihan advisor

The former special advisor to Brian Lenihan will deliver his view on the EU fiscal compact treaty to the Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee today.

From TheJournal.ie Independent TDs seek to force referendum on EU fiscal compact Referendum

Independent TDs seek to force referendum on EU fiscal compact

The Dáil Technical Group hopes the President can help force a referendum on the EU treaty if the government is advised against holding one.

From TheJournal.ie Labour sticks to Government line on EU treaty referendum EU Treaty

Labour sticks to Government line on EU treaty referendum

A spokesperson for the party said the Government was taking on board the advice of the Attorney General.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny 'acted like an eejit' with Sarkozy, insists angry Adams EU Treaty

Kenny 'acted like an eejit' with Sarkozy, insists angry Adams

The first Dáil exchanges since the EU treaty was finalised are angry ones, as Kenny and Adams exchange particularly harsh words.

From TheJournal.ie Final text of Fiscal Compact deal may allow Ireland to avoid referendum Fiscal Compact

Final text of Fiscal Compact deal may allow Ireland to avoid referendum

The final text of the treaty agreed by 25 EU leaders last night says the debt brake will only ‘preferably’ be constitutional.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The 9 stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie EU leaders strike final agreement on new treaty EU

EU leaders strike final agreement on new treaty

Twenty-five countries including Ireland have agreed to introduce the ‘fiscal compact’, with only the UK and the Czech Republic remaining outside.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny: Government has "nothing to fear" from an EU referendum Referendum

Kenny: Government has "nothing to fear" from an EU referendum

The government has “no fear or concern” about the prospect of having to put the fiscal compact deal to vote.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin 'will consider legal challenge' to force EU referendum Referendum

Sinn Féin 'will consider legal challenge' to force EU referendum

Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said the party would take the Government to court “if a credible legal challenge can be mounted”.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Occupied buildings, topless protests and the overriding importance of warm socks.

From TheJournal.ie Seventy per cent want EU treaty referendum, new poll shows Referendum

Seventy per cent want EU treaty referendum, new poll shows

But a slim majority said they would vote ‘Yes’ to the treaty, in research carried out by Red C and the Sunday Business Post.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: New EU treaty is 'absolutely in Ireland's interest' Europe

Enda Kenny: New EU treaty is 'absolutely in Ireland's interest'

Speaking ahead of next week’s EU summit, the Taoiseach said Ireland had “nothing to fear” from the so-called fiscal compact.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Referendum won't be held just to 'test public opinion' Referendum

Noonan: Referendum won't be held just to 'test public opinion'

The Irish government won’t hold a referendum on the EU ‘fiscal compact’ deal unless the Constitution requires one.

From TheJournal.ie Prime numbers: the week in stats In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

How ‘special’ can a special adviser be? How many As can a credit rating have? And just how expensive can pneumonia be?

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: Ireland isn’t deliberately trying to dodge EU referendum EU Treaty

Gilmore: Ireland isn’t deliberately trying to dodge EU referendum

The Tánaiste tells an Oireachtas committee that Ireland isn’t trying to negotiate its way out of a ballot on the EU treaty.

From TheJournal.ie MEPs could reject proposed new EU treaty, warns De Rossa EU Treaty

MEPs could reject proposed new EU treaty, warns De Rossa

Soon-to-retire Labour MEP Proinsias de Rossa says the new EU deal could fail if it dilutes the power of the European Parliament.

From TheJournal.ie UK to play observer role in fiscal union negotiations Euro

UK to play observer role in fiscal union negotiations

The UK is to “engage constructively” with other European countries over plans to create a greater fiscal union within the EU – despite its decision not to take part in the agreement itself.

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