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Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'
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Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'

Jul 2nd 2013, 11:38 AM 6,644 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach also acknowledged European tensions as the Irish presidency comes to an end.

Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today
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Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:45 AM 3,771 Views 42 Comments

It will be Enda Kenny’s last job as part of Ireland’s presidency of the Council of Europe.

Enda Kenny: Anglo Tapes are a thunderbolt
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Enda Kenny: Anglo Tapes are a thunderbolt

Jun 28th 2013, 1:37 PM 8,174 Views 91 Comments

They have also damaged Ireland’s reputation, according to the Taoiseach.

Ireland 'made EU diplomats sleep in tents' to force data protection deal
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Ireland 'made EU diplomats sleep in tents' to force data protection deal

Jun 6th 2013, 8:35 PM 19,134 Views 18 Comments

The EU’s justice commissioner says Ireland has been more committed than most to making diplomatic progress.

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans
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Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans

Apr 12th 2013, 5:10 PM 11,957 Views 159 Comments

All 27 EU finance ministers have now given a green light to extending the maturity of Ireland’s bailout loans by seven years.

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin
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EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin

Apr 12th 2013, 7:32 AM 3,119 Views 25 Comments

Ministers will discuss extending the repayment dates of Ireland’s loans, and the aftermath of the Cyprus bailout catastrophe.

Bankers to see their bonuses capped
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Bankers to see their bonuses capped

Feb 28th 2013, 7:43 AM 4,193 Views 35 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan called the European decision a ‘hard won breakthrough’.

Meeting of European finance chairmen to discuss life after the crisis
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Meeting of European finance chairmen to discuss life after the crisis

Feb 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,156 Views 8 Comments

Labour’s Ciarán Lynch will today chair a meeting of the chairs of the Finance Committees of each of the 27 EU states.

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency
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7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency

Feb 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,263 Views 62 Comments

It’s February 19 – and the 50th day of Ireland’s tenure at the helm of the Council of the European Union.

Here's how the commemorative stamp for Ireland's EU presidency looks
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Here's how the commemorative stamp for Ireland's EU presidency looks

Jan 17th 2013, 7:06 PM 9,256 Views 31 Comments

Old school.

EU considering calling summit next month on seven-year budget
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EU considering calling summit next month on seven-year budget

Jan 15th 2013, 6:22 PM 4,509 Views 9 Comments

Herman van Rompuy is canvassing member states to ask whether he should call another summit on the budget in February.

European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency
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European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency

Jan 10th 2013, 8:08 AM 2,519 Views 31 Comments

All 27 members of the European Commission are in town to meet members of the Irish government in Dublin Castle.

In full: Herman van Rompuy's speech in Dublin today
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In full: Herman van Rompuy's speech in Dublin today

Jan 9th 2013, 4:06 PM 5,173 Views 47 Comments

The President of the European Council is in town to mark Ireland’s presidency of the Council of the EU. Here’s what he said.

Explainer: A crash course on Ireland's presidency of the EU
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Explainer: A crash course on Ireland's presidency of the EU

Jan 1st 2013, 4:09 PM 8,570 Views 19 Comments

Ireland’s six-month stint running the Council of the European Union starts today. So what’s involved?

Poll: Does Ireland's EU presidency matter to you?
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Poll: Does Ireland's EU presidency matter to you?

Jan 1st 2013, 10:13 AM 7,779 Views 122 Comments

Ireland formally begins its six-month stint leading the Council of the EU today. How do you feel about it?

Government defends cost of €244k EU presidency website
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Government defends cost of €244k EU presidency website

Dec 18th 2012, 11:04 AM 10,543 Views 133 Comments

The website for Ireland’s six-month presidency of the Council of the European Union cost the taxpayer €244,741.71.

Stability, jobs and growth: Ireland's EU Presidency motto
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Stability, jobs and growth: Ireland's EU Presidency motto

Dec 17th 2012, 2:11 PM 4,589 Views 77 Comments

A deal on bank debt is one of the top priorities, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said today.

Ireland's EU presidency will cost less than in 2004 - Creighton
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Ireland's EU presidency will cost less than in 2004 - Creighton

Dec 1st 2012, 2:50 PM 5,545 Views 55 Comments

EU affairs minister Lucinda Creighton says Ireland’s next stint at the helm will cost far less than the last one.

Shatter to use presidency to lobby for CAB equivalents across EU
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Shatter to use presidency to lobby for CAB equivalents across EU

Nov 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,107 Views 26 Comments

Alan Shatter is hoping to use Ireland’s term leading the Council of the EU to encourage a pan-continental network of criminal asset bureaux.

Ireland to promote EU presidency with branded ties and scarves
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Ireland to promote EU presidency with branded ties and scarves

Oct 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,812 Views 53 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs will offer branded ties and scarves as ‘promotional mementoes’ for the European Council presidency.

'No plans' to dispose of government jet - which last government said it would scrap
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'No plans' to dispose of government jet - which last government said it would scrap

Apr 1st 2012, 4:32 PM 8,434 Views 73 Comments

Alan Shatter says there are no plans to get rid of the Gulfstream jet – which Tony Killeen said was to be phased out.