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From TheJournal.ie Brexit divorce deal was 'the easy part'; and more 'last-minute turmoil' on the way, Irish MEPs say Back To Brexit

Brexit divorce deal was 'the easy part'; and more 'last-minute turmoil' on the way, Irish MEPs say

Irish MEPs regret that Brexit has become an inevitability, with one saying that “as an Irish person, I can’t feel any happiness” towards the certainty it created.

From TheJournal.ie Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament

Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament

The Fine Gael MEP secured over 93% of votes cast.

From TheJournal.ie Count Complete: Here are all the Irish candidates who have been elected to the European Parliament Ep2019

Count Complete: Here are all the Irish candidates who have been elected to the European Parliament

We have 11 MEPs jetting off on 2 July, with two more waiting in the wings .

From TheJournal.ie Mairead McGuinness is the first Irish MEP elected in European elections Midlands-North-West

Mairead McGuinness is the first Irish MEP elected in European elections

And it’s a good start for Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie In Navan, it's all about insurance and broadband (even if Peter Casey wants to talk immigration) On The Campaign Trail

In Navan, it's all about insurance and broadband (even if Peter Casey wants to talk immigration)

At a Midlands North-West hustings today, six candidates spoke about business in rural areas.

From TheJournal.ie Waiting for clarity: Trust crumbles and tension builds in final Brexit days Waiting For Godot

Waiting for clarity: Trust crumbles and tension builds in final Brexit days

The absurdity of the Brexit process continues, as patience from all sides is put under strain.

From TheJournal.ie It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year* The Aras This post contains videos

It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year*

*That’s according to one politician who’s been tipped to run.

From TheJournal.ie MEP McGuinness writes to harassment committee over Ming Flanagan's 'puppy' remarks Bark Or Bite

MEP McGuinness writes to harassment committee over Ming Flanagan's 'puppy' remarks

Flanagan says the remarks have been taken out of context.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish woman is in the running for the European Parliament presidency Mairead McGuinness

This Irish woman is in the running for the European Parliament presidency

McGuinness said that she hoped her gender doesn’t influence the decision either way, and that the position was by no means secured.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Luke 'Ming' Flanagan right about other Irish MEPs' poor record of attendance? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Luke 'Ming' Flanagan right about other Irish MEPs' poor record of attendance?

The Independent MEP says he’s the only Irish member who regularly shows up for the Agriculture Committee. FactCheck puts that claim to the test.

From TheJournal.ie "We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse Threats

"We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse

John Halligan, Mairead McGuinness and Joan Burton have all spoken out today in various ways.

From TheJournal.ie We asked these two ministers who they'd like Ireland's next European Commissioner to be* Not Saying

We asked these two ministers who they'd like Ireland's next European Commissioner to be*

* But neither of them wanted to answer the question.

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 The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West Election 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate Election 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

From TheJournal.ie 8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos Gubu This post contains videos

8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

Fine Gael’s campaign videos for its six MEP candidates are nice productions, but bizarre in places….

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny tells voters not to get 'carried away with fantasy politics’ before May’s election Election 2014

Enda Kenny tells voters not to get 'carried away with fantasy politics’ before May’s election

The Taoiseach was speaking at the launch of Fine Gael’s European election campaign in Dublin this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie GardaGate is damaging Fine Gael's European election campaign, says MEP Mairead McGuinness

GardaGate is damaging Fine Gael's European election campaign, says MEP

Mairead McGuinness said it will continue to cause concern to the public “unless it is effectively dealt with”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle Election 2014

'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle

The Fine Gael MEP thinks he and colleague Mairéad McGuinness could take two seats in ‘Midlands North-West’ but admits “it’s a big ask”.

From TheJournal.ie EU Commissioner to investigate ‘cows in limbo’ Limbo Land

EU Commissioner to investigate ‘cows in limbo’

It’s claimed farmers whose cows are born in the Republic and slaughtered in Northern Ireland are being offered lower prices.

From TheJournal.ie These are Fine Gael's two European election candidates for Midlands-North-West Election 2014

These are Fine Gael's two European election candidates for Midlands-North-West

Mairead McGuinness said she was confident the party could win two seats in the constituency in May.

From TheJournal.ie 'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it Enda's Choice

'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it

European Council president Herman van Rompuy is said to have approached one Irish MEP, asking them to find out if Kenny is interested in taking one of two top EU jobs that become available next year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not confident, but I am hopeful': New boundaries create new challenges for FG's MEPs Election 2014

'I'm not confident, but I am hopeful': New boundaries create new challenges for FG's MEPs

While the focus has been on Dublin and how to replace Gay Mitchell, Fine Gael is targeting half of the eight seats outside of the capital.

From TheJournal.ie Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies Election 2014

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies

The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael MEP says he'll "resist any move" to oust him European Elections

Fine Gael MEP says he'll "resist any move" to oust him

Jim Higgins is dismissing speculation that FG HQ are trying to get rid of him, but says he’ll fight any attempt they make to run another candidate in next year’s European elections.

From TheJournal.ie Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election By-election

Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election

April has been mooted as the possible month for the by-election to be held with Fianna Fáil hoping to capitalise on its growing popularity but could the promissory note deal change things?

From TheJournal.ie Gay Mitchell loses out again... in annual MEP awards Gay Mitchell

Gay Mitchell loses out again... in annual MEP awards

Mitchell was shortlisted for the Employment gong at last night’s ceremony, but was pipped by a French representative.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael ready to "move on" from presidential election Fine Gael

Fine Gael ready to "move on" from presidential election

The party’s presidential candidate Gay Mitchell did not attend tonight’s parliamentary party meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Mitchell unlikely to attend Fine Gael's post-election meeting Fine Gael

Mitchell unlikely to attend Fine Gael's post-election meeting

The party’s failed presidential candidate has returned to Brussels as Fine Gael looks set to examine where it went wrong in the Race for the Áras.

From TheJournal.ie Energy efficiency can create jobs Energy

Energy efficiency can create jobs

A European Commission ban on 60 watt light bulbs came into effect today, as we’re told we must make ourselves 20 per cent more energy efficient by 2020.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning – including the latest on the NOTW scandal, and radical reform for College Green and the Junior Cert…

From TheJournal.ie Avril Doyle rules herself out of Presidential race Race For The Áras

Avril Doyle rules herself out of Presidential race

Former MEP says she is a “realist” and late to the race and “unlikely” to secure the Fine Gael nomination for Aras run.

From TheJournal.ie Longford seeks legal advice over Gallagher, as Doyle joins crowded FG race Race For The Áras

Longford seeks legal advice over Gallagher, as Doyle joins crowded FG race

Longford County Council seeks advice on whether last night’s meeting validly nominated Sean Gallagher’s presidential bid.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s Fix: Irish woman dies in Australian road accident; Adams calls for united Ireland; Ireland’s social network obsession; Norris targets the quilters; and Niland’s Wimbledon dream.

From TheJournal.ie Cox admits 'uphill struggle' as he confirms bid for FG presidential nod Pat Cox

Cox admits 'uphill struggle' as he confirms bid for FG presidential nod

The former PD launches his campaign for Fine Gael’s nomination, but acknowledges there will be difficulty ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael accepts Pat Cox's application to join the party Race For The Áras

Fine Gael accepts Pat Cox's application to join the party

Cox is now expected to seek the FG nomination in the race for the Áras. He’s a former MEP and European Parliament president.

From TheJournal.ie Mitchell's presidential hopes complicate Fine Gael leadership's backing for Cox Race For The Áras

Mitchell's presidential hopes complicate Fine Gael leadership's backing for Cox

Party leadership have pinned their hopes on Cox but had not factored in Gay Mitchell who declared his intention to seek the nomination on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Gay Mitchell confirms campaign for FG presidential nomination Race For The Áras

Gay Mitchell confirms campaign for FG presidential nomination

The Dublin MEP joins Mairead McGuinness – and probably Pat Cox – in seeking the largest party’s official approval.

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