Key EU Issues for Ireland

The Irish Presidency has today reached provisional agreement with the European Parliament on the single EU bank supervisor. The creation of this supervisor is a major step towards banking union, restoring confidence in the...

Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD, will chair the first meeting of Europe’s Research Ministers under Ireland’s EU Presidency on Monday 18th February. The Council will focus on a number of important areas designed to increase...

The Minister for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton T.D., is in Athens today for the first bilateral visit to Greece since both the Irish and Greek governments took office. The Minister met the Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, as well as the Minister...

Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, T.D., today warmly welcomed what is the first agreement under the Irish Presidency He said that agreement had been reached on a renewed mandate for the workings of...

I would like to welcome you all to Dublin and to thank you for the invitation to address you today. I have participated in a number of COSAC events in the past and I am delighted to have the opportunity to address you this morning on the main...

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, today presented the Irish Presidency priorities in the JHA area to the JURI and IBE Committees of the European Parliament...

I should like to thank the Committee for this opportunity to present our priorities in the transport and tourism sector for the Presidency. Firstly, let me congratulate my Cypriot colleague, Efthemious, for the significant progress he and his team made...

Minister for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton is hosting a meeting of the 27 Ministers for European Affairs, plus Croatia, in Dublin today.

Minister Creighton calls for rededication of Europe to its citizens, given that only 33% feel their voice counts in the EU . Dublin meeting to also discuss EU enlargement...

President of the European Parliament, President of the European Commission, Distinguished leaders of the political groups, Members of the European Parliament...

 

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