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Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe
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Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe

Jun 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 98 Views 186 Comments

The former prime minister of Luxembourg is part of a developing crisis that threatens to be one of the greatest faced by the European Union.

Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?
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Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?

May 7th 2014, 12:17 PM 17,226 Views 60 Comments

A former advisor to Jose Manuel Barroso says the only way to save Europe is to change direction.

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"
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SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"

Mar 9th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,465 Views 91 Comments

Liadh Ní Riada says she’s determined to work within the structures of the EU to help Ireland access further funds for job creation.

Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today
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Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today

Mar 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,433 Views 89 Comments

The two-day European People’s Party congress gets under way at the Convention Centre in Dublin later today.

Barroso: 'The European Commission is one of Ireland's best friends'
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Barroso: 'The European Commission is one of Ireland's best friends'

Mar 4th 2014, 9:31 PM 8,524 Views 53 Comments

In a speech to be delivered tomorrow night in Cork, the European Commission President praises the “sacrifices” Irish families have made.

Barroso to receive honorary doctorate from UCC
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Barroso to receive honorary doctorate from UCC

Feb 27th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,237 Views 42 Comments

The European Commission president is due to give a 25-minute speech at the ceremony.

TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have 'no desire to impact' referendum
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TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have 'no desire to impact' referendum

Feb 27th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,758 Views 48 Comments

Scottish MSPs looking at independence proposals will hold a video conference this morning with Oireachtas members.

Alex Salmond has come out fighting after EU warning about Scottish independence
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Alex Salmond has come out fighting after EU warning about Scottish independence

Feb 17th 2014, 4:55 PM 9,039 Views 71 Comments

The Scottish First Minister has said that not recognising the result would be anti-democratic.

'We need to know what the strategy is': FF urges government to push for debt deal
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'We need to know what the strategy is': FF urges government to push for debt deal

Jan 21st 2014, 12:35 PM 3,901 Views 29 Comments

“We need to know what the strategy is. At the moment we’re really in a vacuum,” Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson Michael McGrath said today.

'Ireland wasn't a victim of the Euro, the Euro was a victim of Ireland's banks'- Barroso
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'Ireland wasn't a victim of the Euro, the Euro was a victim of Ireland's banks'- Barroso

Dec 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 16,302 Views 220 Comments

The European Commission President didn’t mince his words last night.

Taoiseach: I fully expect to lead Fine Gael into the next election
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Taoiseach: I fully expect to lead Fine Gael into the next election

Dec 19th 2013, 12:30 PM 5,654 Views 78 Comments

Enda Kenny is “flattered” by being linked to two top European jobs that become available next year, but has insisted he intends to lead his party into the next general election.

'A great day for Europe': MEPs approve EU's budget for the next seven years
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'A great day for Europe': MEPs approve EU's budget for the next seven years

Nov 19th 2013, 12:37 PM 4,564 Views 50 Comments

The agreement brings to near conclusion a lengthy process of getting 28 member states to agree on its spending priorities for the coming years.

There's something about Enda: Taoiseach 'being seriously talked about' for EU job
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There's something about Enda: Taoiseach 'being seriously talked about' for EU job

Nov 3rd 2013, 4:06 PM 24,157 Views 203 Comments

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has confirmed that his party leader is being talked about in Brussels as a possible European Commission or European Council president.

EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall
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EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:05 AM 4,035 Views 25 Comments

The emergency finance is needed because revenue from import duties fell below EU forecasts.

Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon
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Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon

Sep 11th 2013, 9:48 PM 8,674 Views 48 Comments

The new legislative package launched today could bring the end to roaming charges and compulsory 24 month contracts.

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row
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Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Jul 16th 2013, 2:02 PM 6,393 Views 37 Comments

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson says that any EU sanctions would violate international trade law.

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

Jun 28th 2013, 1:37 PM 8,192 Views 91 Comments

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

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget
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Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget

Jun 27th 2013, 10:07 PM 7,125 Views 28 Comments

Enda Kenny welcomed an agreement and said it was an important day for “youth, the unemployed and the impoverished”.

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap
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Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap

Jun 18th 2013, 11:18 AM 12,496 Views 26 Comments

It’s known as the family photo. Some family.

G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history'
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G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history'

Jun 17th 2013, 3:55 PM 6,206 Views 29 Comments

Following negotiations today, EU and US leaders have agreed to hold more negotiations on a massive trade deal.

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders
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Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Jun 17th 2013, 9:25 AM 11,491 Views 19 Comments

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask
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Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask

Jun 17th 2013, 6:50 AM 10,981 Views 12 Comments

A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?

The next head of the European Commission will probably be chosen in Dublin
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The next head of the European Commission will probably be chosen in Dublin

Jun 16th 2013, 2:34 PM 5,234 Views 17 Comments

The European People’s Party, the biggest group in the European Parliament, is choosing its candidate in Dublin.

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit
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PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit

Jun 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,991 Views 20 Comments

A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.

Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013
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Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013

May 22nd 2013, 6:55 PM 5,230 Views 15 Comments

The heads of the 27 EU member states have called for ‘rapid progress’ on plans to stop companies abusing international structures.

EU budget: Following talks, leaders agree to hold more talks
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EU budget: Following talks, leaders agree to hold more talks

May 7th 2013, 9:51 AM 2,653 Views 23 Comments

EU leaders agreed to hold further discussions on agreeing a budget for the next seven years as well as plugging a shortfall in this year’s finances following negotiations, chaired by Ireland, in Brussels.

Barroso: Austerity is 'fundamentally right' - but is approaching its limits
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Barroso: Austerity is 'fundamentally right' - but is approaching its limits

Apr 23rd 2013, 11:07 AM 6,066 Views 86 Comments

The European Commission president says, however, it is an ‘unacceptable prejudice’ to blame some countries for others’ problems.

The Queen, Obama and now Barroso... they've all had a go at cúpla focail
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# Dia Duit Jose

The Queen, Obama and now Barroso... they've all had a go at cúpla focail

Mar 1st 2013, 11:56 AM 7,398 Views 35 Comments

They’ll be reading Peig and jigging around next.

"You are a privileged generation" - Barroso to TCD audience
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"You are a privileged generation" - Barroso to TCD audience

Feb 28th 2013, 7:25 PM 9,015 Views 52 Comments

José Manuel Barroso also said he was “confident” that the United Kingdom would choose to remain a part of the European Union after its upcoming referendum.

Barroso: 'We can see light at the end of the tunnel'
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Barroso: 'We can see light at the end of the tunnel'

Feb 28th 2013, 4:20 PM 3,351 Views 62 Comments

The President of the European Parliament affirms, however, that MEPs will probably not pass the EU’s draft seven-year Budget.

Speaking in Dublin, EC President urges Europe to ‘choose growth’
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Speaking in Dublin, EC President urges Europe to ‘choose growth’

Feb 28th 2013, 11:00 AM 2,528 Views 26 Comments

José Manuel Barroso also said that combating youth unemployment was a priority for the European Commission.

IBEC appeals for 'no more taxes' to try and ease austerity
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IBEC appeals for 'no more taxes' to try and ease austerity

Feb 28th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,201 Views 45 Comments

The employers’ group says ordinary people have been hit with enough new charges and taxes, and can’t handle any more.

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste
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Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste

Jan 27th 2013, 9:12 AM 7,200 Views 99 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will address world leaders – including Angela Merkel – in Chile today as hopes for a deal on Ireland’s bank debt took a blow last night and the opposition criticised the government’s lack of openness.

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 2,521 Views 31 Comments

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

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo
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Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Dec 10th 2012, 7:59 PM 4,264 Views 38 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the great and the good at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital today to mark the awarding of the prize to the bloc.

Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit
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Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit

Nov 22nd 2012, 7:52 AM 2,424 Views 32 Comments

EU leaders are to spend the day and probably tomorrow discussing their budget for the next seven years.

EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war
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EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war

Nov 14th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,564 Views 10 Comments

The EU has also announced an art competition for young people, whose winners will attend the Nobel awards ceremony in Oslo.

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control
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EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control

Oct 18th 2012, 11:50 AM 2,213 Views 33 Comments

While not originally on the agenda, there is speculation Spain may ask for a limited bailout in Brussels.

European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations
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European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations

Oct 16th 2012, 5:43 PM 3,368 Views 3 Comments

The EU’s anti-fraud office has begun investigations into whether Dalli was open to lobbying and bribery on tobacco plans.

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,898 Views 4 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Children’s hospital site for Balbriggan? TDs to stay home to cut costs? Chinese takeaways off menu for athletes?

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