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# eu - Today’s News

Phil Hogan is officially no longer a TD

From Saturday, he’ll be the European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development.

# eu - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: What do crystal and bread rolls have in common?

We already recognise geographical reputation for foodstuffs but we should do likewise for local crafts – it has cultural and economic benefits.

# eu - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

# eu - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Nessa Childers says the legal, er, ‘situation’ between her and Phil Hogan is over

Hogan sent legal letters to the MEP last month.

# eu - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Some convicted migrants may have been forced to commit crimes by human traffickers

183 people were trafficked into Ireland in three years, a report shows.

# eu - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From Business ETC EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme Rural Transport

EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme

Compensation under the School Transport Scheme is not in line with current EU rules.

# eu - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Europe is helping these Limerick women who were let go from a jewellery making company

Workers made redundant from Andersen Ireland Limited in 2013 have been approved for training and education supports.

# eu - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Opinion: We need a modern framework for data protection – and we need it now

Data protection reform will need to rebuild the trust that has been shattered by numerous spying scandals and data breaches.

# eu - Monday 6 October, 2014

Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries

Ireland is the only donor country to allocate half of its total aid to the world’s least developed countries.

# eu - Saturday 4 October, 2014

“I hope you won’t get into trouble…”: Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

“I hope you won’t get into trouble…”: Here are the winners and losers from the political week

The McNulty omnishambles just wouldn’t go away, Big Phil’s Big Grilling failed to materialise, and a Tory minister landed himself in hot water – over a poem.

# eu - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Celebrities who took nude photos are “dumb” – EU Commissioner

Günther Oettinger, the EU’s next head of digital economy, has blamed celebrities for the recent nude photo leak.

# eu - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Enda Kenny meets next generation of European enthusiasts

He was launching the Blue Star programme for primary schools.

# eu - Monday 29 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Does Apple have a ‘sweetheart’ tax deal with Ireland?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Here’s why the next 10 days are critical for the future of the European Union

Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes explains the process of confirming the make-up of the next European Commission.

# eu - Friday 26 September, 2014

Irish peacekeepers are going to train their African counterparts

A new training programme has been announced by Minister Charlie Flanagan.

European doctors urge governments to “mobilise” in fight against Ebola

Irish medical personnel are among those who have signed the letter calling on western governments to join the fight.

# eu - Thursday 25 September, 2014

# eu - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From Business ETC EU tells Google to improve its proposal regarding search practices or face charges Back To Square One

EU tells Google to improve its proposal regarding search practices or face charges

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

# eu - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Ireland’s EU ombudsman decribes the “art” of dealing with EU bureaucracy

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

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

Aaron McKenna: ‘We don’t need national political castoffs to run an arbitrarily sized bureaucracy’

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

Michael Noonan has struck a deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Finance Minister has been in Milan urging EU colleagues to support his push for early repayment of IMF loans.

The EU is targeting Russia’s oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions

Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.

# eu - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Explainer: Phil Hogan’s set to be named as Agriculture Commissioner … but what happens next?

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

From Business ETC EU tells Google to make more of an effort if it wants to settle search row New Solutions

EU tells Google to make more of an effort if it wants to settle search row

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

From The Score Boycott of Russia’s 2018 World Cup discussed by EU: sources Political Football

Boycott of Russia’s 2018 World Cup discussed by EU: sources

If the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the tournament may be hit.

READ: Nessa Childers’ attack on Phil Hogan over social housing

She said Hogan’s appointment in Europe would be “a step backwards for equality.”

# eu - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC EU continues to quiz rivals over Facebook’s WhatsApp deal Competition Law

EU continues to quiz rivals over Facebook’s WhatsApp deal

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

Opinion: Putin’s actions in Ukraine threaten to alter the entire security architecture of Europe

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

Taoiseach: We want a ‘jobs and growth’ role for Hogan… but it’s Juncker’s choice

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…

Point of no return?… EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine

Leaders meeting in Brussels are likely to boost sanctions against Moscow. “Europe has to act,” France’s Francois Hollande said today.

Enda off to Brussels for election of new European Council President

The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.

# eu - Friday 15 August, 2014

Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq – but Ireland won’t be one of them

The decision follows a rare summer meeting of EU foreign ministers, including Charlie Flanagan, in Brussels today.

# eu - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

What to do? The EU is to hold an extraordinary meeting on Iraq

Charlie Flanagan says the EU needs a “strong and unified response to the terror in Northern Iraq”.

# eu - Monday 11 August, 2014

Video: Would you eat meat from the offspring of clones?

Good sense or Frankenfood? The issue is coming up for debate again in Europe.

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