# eu - Yesterday’s News
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes explains the process of confirming the make-up of the next European Commission.
# eu - Friday 26 September, 2014
A new training programme has been announced by Minister Charlie Flanagan.
Irish medical personnel are among those who have signed the letter calling on western governments to join the fight.
# eu - Thursday 25 September, 2014
.The EU is looking for more Irish staff.
# eu - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
The European Commission’s antitrust commissioner said that ‘fresh evidence’ from competitors has raised new concerns over Google’s search proposal.
# eu - Monday 22 September, 2014
“Cultural exchange”, eh?
# eu - Sunday 21 September, 2014
This comes on the first anniversary of Emily O’Reilly’s time in the position.
# eu - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Column: ‘The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset’
If Scotland has to consider anew its membership of the European Union, then the Irish Government should be there standing up for its application, writes Eamon Ryan.
# eu - Saturday 13 September, 2014
The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.
European Commissioners aren’t picked on any basis of merit or usefulness. It’s no different than most governments, but at least we elect the cabinet together at home.
# eu - Friday 12 September, 2014
The Finance Minister has been in Milan urging EU colleagues to support his push for early repayment of IMF loans.
Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.
# eu - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Some Irish TDs have been threatening to make life difficult for Big Phil during the nomination process. But can they cause that much trouble for the divisive former minister?
# eu - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
A deal between the company and the European Commission was agreed back in February, but new complaints will now need to be addressed.
# eu - Monday 8 September, 2014
Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin
Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.
# eu - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
If the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the tournament may be hit.
She said Hogan’s appointment in Europe would be “a step backwards for equality.”
# eu - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
A second wave of questionnaires have been sent out to Facebook and WhatsApp’s rivals as the EU tries to identify the difference between a social network and a messaging app.
# eu - Monday 1 September, 2014
The reluctance of the United States to intervene means the EU must radically rethink how it confronts Russian military power.
# eu - Saturday 30 August, 2014
Leaders have arrived in Brussels for a summit to fill two of the EU’s top jobs. Enda Kenny’s also been talking about Phil Hogan’s prospects…
Leaders meeting in Brussels are likely to boost sanctions against Moscow. “Europe has to act,” France’s Francois Hollande said today.
The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.
# eu - Friday 15 August, 2014
The decision follows a rare summer meeting of EU foreign ministers, including Charlie Flanagan, in Brussels today.
# eu - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
Charlie Flanagan says the EU needs a “strong and unified response to the terror in Northern Iraq”.
# eu - Monday 11 August, 2014
Good sense or Frankenfood? The issue is coming up for debate again in Europe.
Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says the decision is a matter for Jean Claude Juncker…
# eu - Friday 8 August, 2014
The move comes after Russia imposed sanctions on EU and western countries.
This app reads the level of air pollution in your environment.
# eu - Thursday 7 August, 2014
The ban comes after Western countries imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine.
# eu - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Eurostat figures also show that EU citizens living in other EU states had a higher employment level last year than people from that state.
# eu - Thursday 24 July, 2014
And it would probably be something a little bit more sophisticated than the piggy bank pictured.
# eu - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.
# eu - Monday 14 July, 2014
Kevin Thornton has warned that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could lead to the introduction of genetically-modified foods here. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said that GM foods are safe to eat.
# eu - Friday 11 July, 2014
A record 270,000 European students travelled abroad under the programme last year.
# eu - Thursday 10 July, 2014
Your suggestions are a high-demand commodity.
The ruling means that the layout of Apple’s stores are now registered as a trademark in both the US and EU.
# eu - Friday 27 June, 2014
Moldova and Georgia also signed identical deals with the union this morning.
The British Prime Minister is expected to force a vote on the issue as EU leaders meet today.