# brussels - Monday 3 March, 2014
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
Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.
# brussels - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
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
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
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
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
It’s expected David O’Sullivan will be appointed to the high-profile position later this year.
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is due to take part in the talks today.
# brussels - Friday 10 January, 2014
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
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
Eurogroup ministers met earlier this week on the topic, but only agreed on general principles.
# brussels - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
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
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
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
The proposal is part of a wide range of measures planned by the EU to tackle tax evasion.
# brussels - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
# brussels - Thursday 24 October, 2013
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.
The issue of migration will be discussed by EU leaders following the recent drownings in the Mediterranean.
# brussels - Monday 14 October, 2013
The pirate, Mohamed Abdi Hassan, was arrested after going to sign what he thought was a movie contract.
# brussels - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
All-Ireland final fever is sweeping through Europe.
# brussels - Saturday 24 August, 2013
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
Eamon Gilmore will warn EU ministers against economic sanctions, though plans to freeze aid are to be discussed.
# brussels - Sunday 21 July, 2013
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
Enda Kenny and colleagues will also discuss signing off on individual budgetary recommendations for each member state.
# brussels - Saturday 22 June, 2013
The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.
# brussels - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
Eamon Gilmore said that the agreement will be presented to member states next Tuesday.
# brussels - Friday 24 May, 2013
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
He will speak about how best to tackle tax evasion and fraud during the meeting in Brussels.
# brussels - Monday 6 May, 2013
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
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
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
Moscow in Russia is the most congested city in the world.
# brussels - Thursday 4 April, 2013
The centre in Brussels is part of wider system that tracks objects in space that threaten to collide with the Earth.
# brussels - Friday 29 March, 2013
The Cypriot case demonstrates that the European authorities are now prepared to cross the rubicon into the appropriation of deposits. It seems clear that this crisis has seen the Eurozone enter a new and dangerous phase, writes John O’Brennan.
# brussels - Thursday 28 March, 2013
The Transport Minister said earlier this week that women would have to quit their jobs if they earned less than the childcare expenses.