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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 19 April, 2014

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# brussels - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €30k seized from Irish man as he attempted to fly from Dublin Airport Grounded

€30k seized from Irish man as he attempted to fly from Dublin Airport

The man was about to board an early morning flight to Brussels when he was stopped.

# brussels - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio Radiodays

Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio

Enda Kenny also called for more coverage of European affairs.

# brussels - Monday 17 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Manneken Pis statue got dressed up for St Patrick’s Day Irished Up

# brussels - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore on Russian invasion: What’s at issue here is a clear breach of international law Crimea

Gilmore on Russian invasion: What’s at issue here is a clear breach of international law

The Minister for Foreign Affairs met with other EU foreign ministers today to discuss the growing crisis with Russian troops taking over key strategic points in Ukraine’s Crimea.

# brussels - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis Crimea

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.

# brussels - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No policy decision made yet on NAMA speeding up sale of assets, says Noonan Houses

No policy decision made yet on NAMA speeding up sale of assets, says Noonan

He said he’s asked NAMA to explore what the implications would be of bringing forward the sale as he said the market would be able to carry a big sale.

# brussels - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a ‘reforming’ leader in Brussels? Jyrki Katainen

Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a ‘reforming’ leader in Brussels?

If Enda Kenny seeks the position of either President of the European Council or head of the European Commission, he could achieve great things for Ireland and Europe, writes David Moloney.

# brussels - Monday 10 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Those guilty of torture in Ukraine must be held to account, says Gilmore Talks

Those guilty of torture in Ukraine must be held to account, says Gilmore

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is to meet with foreign ministers in Brussels today to discuss unrest in Ukraine, Syria and the Central African Republic.

# brussels - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama to meet Pope Francis in first Vatican visit since 2009 European Tour

Obama to meet Pope Francis in first Vatican visit since 2009

The US President has said he’s “hugely impressed” with the pontiff’s humility and empathy with the poor. Obama will also be paying a visit to Brussels.

# brussels - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste backs Irishman for Washington EU ambassador role Moving On

Tánaiste backs Irishman for Washington EU ambassador role

It’s expected David O’Sullivan will be appointed to the high-profile position later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Foreign Ministers to discuss Syria crisis in Brussels Syria

Foreign Ministers to discuss Syria crisis in Brussels

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is due to take part in the talks today.

# brussels - Friday 10 January, 2014

From Business ETC Fundamental social rights were violated by Troika programmes says EU committee Troika

Fundamental social rights were violated by Troika programmes says EU committee

A public hearing in Brussels yesterday heard from MEPs who stated that the social consequences of Troika policies can’t be ignored.

# brussels - Monday 16 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Coveney facing “exceptionally tough” negotiations on fishing quotas Fish

Coveney facing “exceptionally tough” negotiations on fishing quotas

Proposals put forward by the European Commission would severely cut quotas for some of the stocks of vital importance to Irish fishing communities.

# brussels - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From Business ETC Extra Banking Union meeting needed after ministers fail to reach agreement Brussels

Extra Banking Union meeting needed after ministers fail to reach agreement

Eurogroup ministers met earlier this week on the topic, but only agreed on general principles.

# brussels - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Peter Mathews says ‘all the parties can join me’ on his debt write down ‘mission’ Peter Mathews

Peter Mathews says ‘all the parties can join me’ on his debt write down ‘mission’

The independent TD said he has had no formal discussions with Fianna Fáil about the possibility of joining the party and running for it in next year’s European elections.

# brussels - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie E-cigarette manufacturers could face tough new restrictions No Smoke

E-cigarette manufacturers could face tough new restrictions

The measures could restrict the amount of nicotine allowed in electronic cigarettes, which have been marketed as a way for smokers to wean themselves off the habit.

# brussels - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man convicted in relation to deaths of immigrants on their way to Ireland freed on technicality Human Trafficking

Man convicted in relation to deaths of immigrants on their way to Ireland freed on technicality

The man convicted for attempting to traffic adults and children to Ireland has been released because court documents went missing.

# brussels - Monday 25 November, 2013

From Business ETC European Commission to publish proposal on closing more corporate tax loopholes Brussels

European Commission to publish proposal on closing more corporate tax loopholes

The proposal is part of a wide range of measures planned by the EU to tackle tax evasion.

# brussels - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie MEPs back proposal to end practice of ‘travelling circus’ Brussels To Strasbourg

MEPs back proposal to end practice of ‘travelling circus’

But France is likely to block any changes to the current system whereby MEPs decamp, at considerable cost, to Strasbourg every month.

# brussels - Monday 18 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste to discuss situation in Syria at EU foreign ministers meeting today Brussels

Tánaiste to discuss situation in Syria at EU foreign ministers meeting today

Eamon Gilmore said it’s imperative that the UN Security Council Presidential Statement on the humanitarian situation in Syria agreed last month is implemented.

# brussels - Sunday 17 November, 2013

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.

# brussels - Thursday 14 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie “We fully support Ireland’s decision” – EU finance ministers Bailout Exit

“We fully support Ireland’s decision” – EU finance ministers

After a meeting in Brussels this evening the Eurogroup also announced that Spain would would not be requesting any further assistance when it exit its banking bailout.

# brussels - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie EU Budget for 2014 agreed after marathon overnight talks Brussels

EU Budget for 2014 agreed after marathon overnight talks

A 400 million fund to help countries hit by flooding and drought had been one of the main stumbling blocks in the negotiations.

# brussels - Friday 25 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Merkel demands no spying agreement: ‘Spying among friends, that cannot be’ US Spying

Merkel demands no spying agreement: ‘Spying among friends, that cannot be’

France and Germany have called for an agreement with the US by the end of the year to try to resolve a dispute over spying.

# brussels - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Lucinda Creighton to come face-to-face with Enda Kenny in Brussels today Awkward

Lucinda Creighton to come face-to-face with Enda Kenny in Brussels today

It is likely to be the pair’s first meeting since the former junior minister was expelled from the Fine Gael parliamentary party in July.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to attend EU Council meeting with migration top of the agenda EU

Taoiseach to attend EU Council meeting with migration top of the agenda

The issue of migration will be discussed by EU leaders following the recent drownings in the Mediterranean.

# brussels - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Notorious Somali pirate ‘Big Mouth’ nabbed in undercover operation Brussels

Notorious Somali pirate ‘Big Mouth’ nabbed in undercover operation

The pirate, Mohamed Abdi Hassan, was arrested after going to sign what he thought was a movie contract.

# brussels - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Here’s your ‘Mayo v Dublin MEP Gaelic football battle’ pic of the day

All-Ireland final fever is sweeping through Europe.

# brussels - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Finally they admit – we have too many EU directives to scrutinise Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Finally they admit – we have too many EU directives to scrutinise

Member states are drowning under EU regulation, as Alex White himself recognised this week. We simply shouldn’t pass more laws than our legislature can physically examine, writes Aaron McKenna.

# brussels - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste and EU ministers to begin Egypt talks Egypt

Tánaiste and EU ministers to begin Egypt talks

Eamon Gilmore will warn EU ministers against economic sanctions, though plans to freeze aid are to be discussed.

# brussels - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New king takes throne in Belgium after father abdicates Belgium

New king takes throne in Belgium after father abdicates

King Albert II relinquished the throne paving the way for his eldest son to become the country’s seventh monarch.

# brussels - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Youth unemployment tops the agenda as EU leaders head to Brussels European Council

Youth unemployment tops the agenda as EU leaders head to Brussels

Enda Kenny and colleagues will also discuss signing off on individual budgetary recommendations for each member state.

# brussels - Saturday 22 June, 2013

From Business ETC EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts Bank Bailout

EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts

The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.

# brussels - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From Business ETC Tánaiste reaches agreement on EU’s €960 billion budget Negotiations

Tánaiste reaches agreement on EU’s €960 billion budget

Eamon Gilmore said that the agreement will be presented to member states next Tuesday.

# brussels - Friday 24 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam urges EU foreign ministers to extend the arms embargo on Syria War

Oxfam urges EU foreign ministers to extend the arms embargo on Syria

Transferring more weapons to Syria can only “exacerbate a hellish scenario for civilians” says Oxfam, who say extending the embargo would avoid fuelling an arms race.

# brussels - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Kenny to talk tax with European Council Brussels

Kenny to talk tax with European Council

He will speak about how best to tackle tax evasion and fraud during the meeting in Brussels.

# brussels - Monday 6 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and Tánaiste off to Brussels for ‘top level’ talks on €960 billion Budget Small Change

Taoiseach and Tánaiste off to Brussels for ‘top level’ talks on €960 billion Budget

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore will hold talks on efforts to push through the EU’s gigantic budget for the next six years.

# brussels - Friday 3 May, 2013

From Business ETC Brussels report says Irish economy will grow slightly less than govt forecast Rain On The Parade

Brussels report says Irish economy will grow slightly less than govt forecast

Dublin said 1.5 per cent growth in the Budget, and 1.3 per cent last week… but the European Commission says 1.1 per cent.

# brussels - Monday 8 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Serbia rejects EU proposal to ease tensions with breakaway Kosovo Kosovo

Serbia rejects EU proposal to ease tensions with breakaway Kosovo

A deal with Kosovo to ease tensions with Kosovo are a pre-condition for Serbia to join the European Union later this year.

# brussels - Friday 5 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin now the 11th most congested city in Europe, down from sixth Bumper To Bumper

Dublin now the 11th most congested city in Europe, down from sixth

Moscow in Russia is the most congested city in the world.

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