Key EU Issues for Ireland

I would like to welcome the approval given today by the European Parliament to the EU’s long-term budget for the next seven years, the Multiannual Financial Framework...

Mr. Chairman, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, friends from Scotland, from Ireland, from across Europe and from elsewhere, feasgar math...

I have tonight accepted with regret the resignation of Deputy Lucinda Creighton as Minister of State for European Affairs. I thank Lucinda for her work over the past two and a half years, particularly in the preparation...

As Taoiseach, I’m proud to speak to the European Parliament, in this Review of the Irish Presidency and the MFF. Ireland’s seventh Presidency of the Council concluded on Sunday. A hectic final week, ending an extraordinarily-busy and...

In Brussels this morning, the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste reached a political agreement with the European Parliament and the European Commission on the EU budget for the next seven years. They will now present this political agreement...

This the final European Council meeting of the Irish Presidency, the main focus of which will be on youth employment and financing of the economy. Among the other issues that will be addressed include the conclusion of the European...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD today warmly welcomed what he described as a historic moment in the evolution of the Common Agricultural Policy. The Minister was speaking following a meeting....

Ireland’s Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan T.D., has today 24 June, 2013 welcomed an agreement between the European Parliament and the Council that will give effect to the year 2020 CO2...

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has tonight in Brussels reached an agreement with the European Parliament’s chief negotiator on the EU’s budget for the next seven years...

Mr. Richard Bruton, TD, Irish Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and current chair of the Employment, Trade and Competitiveness Councils, welcomed the positive contributions made by his distinguished colleagues from the Netherlands...

 

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