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#Jose Manuel Barroso

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe Brian Hayes

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone? Back To The Drawing Board

Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?

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

From TheJournal.ie SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe" Liadh Ní Riada

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today European People's Party

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Barroso: 'The European Commission is one of Ireland's best friends' A FRIEND IN EU

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Barroso to receive honorary doctorate from UCC Honoured

Barroso to receive honorary doctorate from UCC

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

From TheJournal.ie TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have 'no desire to impact' referendum Indyref

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Alex Salmond has come out fighting after EU warning about Scottish independence Indyref

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to know what the strategy is': FF urges government to push for debt deal Bank Debt

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

“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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland wasn't a victim of the Euro, the Euro was a victim of Ireland's banks'- Barroso Eurozone Crisis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: I fully expect to lead Fine Gael into the next election Enda's Choice

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'A great day for Europe': MEPs approve EU's budget for the next seven years MFF

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There's something about Enda: Taoiseach 'being seriously talked about' for EU job Enda's Choice

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall EU Budget

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon Phone Bill

Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row Sanctions

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: Anglo Tapes are a thunderbolt EU2013

Enda Kenny: Anglo Tapes are a thunderbolt

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

From TheJournal.ie Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget MFF

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget

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

From TheJournal.ie Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap G8

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

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

From TheJournal.ie G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history' G8 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask G8

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

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?

From TheJournal.ie The next head of the European Commission will probably be chosen in Dublin European Union

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit Predict A Riot This post contains images

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit

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.

From TheJournal.ie Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013 Talking Tax

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

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

From TheJournal.ie EU budget: Following talks, leaders agree to hold more talks EU Budget

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Barroso: Austerity is 'fundamentally right' - but is approaching its limits Soul-searching

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

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 Dia Duit Jose This post contains videos

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

They’ll be reading Peig and jigging around next.

From TheJournal.ie "You are a privileged generation" - Barroso to TCD audience EU Budget

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Barroso: 'We can see light at the end of the tunnel' Austerity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Speaking in Dublin, EC President urges Europe to ‘choose growth’ Choose Growth

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

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

From TheJournal.ie IBEC appeals for 'no more taxes' to try and ease austerity Budget 2014

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste Promissory Notes

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency EU2013

European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency

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

From TheJournal.ie Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Winning

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

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.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit EU Budget

Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit

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

From TheJournal.ie EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war Nobel Prize

EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war

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

From TheJournal.ie EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control EU Summit

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control

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

From TheJournal.ie European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations Brussels

European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations

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

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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