# eu-treaty - Today’s News
Log fires, rustling leaves, full permission to eat marshmallows with everything – ah, autumn, we’ve missed you.
# eu-treaty - Sunday 26 August, 2012
Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.
# eu-treaty - Monday 23 April, 2012
A Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll finds that 32 per cent of people believe they have no understanding of the deal.
# eu-treaty - Sunday 22 April, 2012
If the answer is no, you’re in the majority.
# eu-treaty - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
The EU fiscal treaty shows a level of economic illiteracy that would embarrass most college students, writes Ronan Lyons.
# eu-treaty - Sunday 4 March, 2012
A clear margin of voters say they will back the fiscal compact in the upcoming referendum.
# eu-treaty - Wednesday 29 February, 2012
As Ireland reacts to yesterday’s announcement of a referendum, politics lecturer Eoin O’Malley looks at the prospects of the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns.
The former minister said to continue in his role as deputy leader and communications spokesperson while he did not support the fiscal compact treaty ratification “would be incompatible for me.”
A spokesman for Jose Manuel Barroso affirms that being blocked from the ESM would not affect Ireland’s current bailout.
Here’s TheJournal.ie’s guide to Ireland’s referendum on the new fiscal treaty.
# eu-treaty - Tuesday 28 February, 2012
Fianna Fáil will campaign in favour of a ‘Yes’ vote but Sinn Féin will say ‘No’.
Ireland will have a referendum on whether it should ratify the European Stability Treaty.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed in the Dáil today that there will be a referendum held to ratify the EU treaty.
Later in Leader’s Questions: the Taoiseach will discuss his trip to Davos, the cost of running his press office and his cabinet’s subcommittees.
# eu-treaty - Monday 27 February, 2012
A survey by the employers group also found strong support for Ireland’s continued membership of the eurozone.
# eu-treaty - Sunday 26 February, 2012
Enda Kenny told the Dáil this week that he expects a decision on whether or not a referendum is needed shortly.
# eu-treaty - Monday 13 February, 2012
Former government minister Eamonn Ryan also criticised the government’s action plan for jobs and called for a new green investment plan.
# eu-treaty - Thursday 9 February, 2012
All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
The party leader said: “We have never voted against a European treaty and I don’t believe we will start with this one.”
# eu-treaty - Sunday 5 February, 2012
Enda Kenny says the EU-IMF bailout supersedes the new European deal, and that Ireland’s access to funding is safe.
# eu-treaty - Friday 3 February, 2012
The Fianna Fáil leader has written to the Taoiseach seeking answers to six questions about the wording of the fiscal compact.
# eu-treaty - Thursday 2 February, 2012
The former special advisor to Brian Lenihan will deliver his view on the EU fiscal compact treaty to the Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee today.
# eu-treaty - Wednesday 1 February, 2012
The Dáil Technical Group hopes the President can help force a referendum on the EU treaty if the government is advised against holding one.
A spokesperson for the party said the Government was taking on board the advice of the Attorney General.
# eu-treaty - Tuesday 31 January, 2012
The first Dáil exchanges since the EU treaty was finalised are angry ones, as Kenny and Adams exchange particularly harsh words.
The final text of the treaty agreed by 25 EU leaders last night says the debt brake will only ‘preferably’ be constitutional.
# eu-treaty - Monday 30 January, 2012
Twenty-five countries including Ireland have agreed to introduce the ‘fiscal compact’, with only the UK and the Czech Republic remaining outside.
The government has “no fear or concern” about the prospect of having to put the fiscal compact deal to vote.
# eu-treaty - Sunday 29 January, 2012
Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said the party would take the Government to court “if a credible legal challenge can be mounted”.
# eu-treaty - Saturday 28 January, 2012
In tonight’s Fix: Occupied buildings, topless protests and the overriding importance of warm socks.
But a slim majority said they would vote ‘Yes’ to the treaty, in research carried out by Red C and the Sunday Business Post.
# eu-treaty - Tuesday 24 January, 2012
Speaking ahead of next week’s EU summit, the Taoiseach said Ireland had “nothing to fear” from the so-called fiscal compact.
# eu-treaty - Monday 23 January, 2012
The Irish government won’t hold a referendum on the EU ‘fiscal compact’ deal unless the Constitution requires one.
# eu-treaty - Saturday 21 January, 2012
How ‘special’ can a special adviser be? How many As can a credit rating have? And just how expensive can pneumonia be?
# eu-treaty - Friday 20 January, 2012
# eu-treaty - Wednesday 18 January, 2012
Soon-to-retire Labour MEP Proinsias de Rossa says the new EU deal could fail if it dilutes the power of the European Parliament.
# eu-treaty - Friday 16 December, 2011
The UK is to “engage constructively” with other European countries over plans to create a greater fiscal union within the EU – despite its decision not to take part in the agreement itself.