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# eu - Friday 5 February, 2016

European police and soldiers will be trained by a €2m game made at Trinity College

The college is leading a project that aims to improve skills needed in peacekeeping missions.

# eu - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Has David Cameron’s ‘Great Delusion’ just condemned the UK to going it alone? The Great British Break Up This post contains videos

Has David Cameron’s ‘Great Delusion’ just condemned the UK to going it alone?

A deal for increased powers for Britain hasn’t received much backing.

# eu - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From Business ETC The EU has a new framework for how US tech giants handle your data Troubled Waters

The EU has a new framework for how US tech giants handle your data

The details concerning the EU-US Privacy Shield will be finalised over the coming months.

From Business ETC There was a big drop in unemployment last month Back To Work

There was a big drop in unemployment last month

Ireland’s key jobs sectors are picking up.

# eu - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Is Ireland a one trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?

Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.

# eu - Monday 11 January, 2016

Joan Burton says questions about bank debt deal are now redundant

That historic 29 June 2012 ‘game changer’ is now a distant memory, it would seem.

# eu - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Most Irish people would vote to stay in the EU given the chance

Sentiment is dropping, however, for the Euro in some countries.

# eu - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

EU to Ireland: We’re not stopping you from dredging

The European Commission has said any suggestion EU environmental rules are to blame for the recent severe flooding is “completely without foundation”.

# eu - Thursday 17 December, 2015

EU leaders tell Cameron his demands are unacceptable

Talks over migration and Brexit are expected to dominate this week’s two-day summit.

European Parliament passes resolution calling for immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa

MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the resolution.

# eu - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From Business ETC Laid-off Dublin aviation workers to get €500k Christmas boost EU Funds

Laid-off Dublin aviation workers to get €500k Christmas boost

The money is to be spent on retraining and worker support.

# eu - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe

Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.

# eu - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

# eu - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Portugal is in limbo after a left-wing alliance toppled the government

The conservative minority government was the shortest-lived administration in the country’s history.

# eu - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Cash for underused airports and farms used for motocross: How the EU wasted billions

The EU’s financial watchdog said the ‘error rate’ for spending was over 4% of the union’s budget.

# eu - Sunday 8 November, 2015

These are Britain’s demands if it is to stay in the EU

Experts say there is room for compromise in all areas except migration.

# eu - Friday 6 November, 2015

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future

Privacy could become a product purchased by the rich and an unattainable luxury for the poor, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

# eu - Monday 2 November, 2015

Almost as many migrants arrived in the EU last month as in all of 2014

So far 3,440 people have been reported either drowned or missing.

# eu - Thursday 29 October, 2015

MEPs vote to welcome “human rights defender” Edward Snowden in Europe

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

# eu - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From Business ETC The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you? Net Neutrality

The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you?

The new legislation surrounding net neutrality has left many concerned, but there is still hope.

# eu - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

British women lose bid to have tampons taxed at the same rate they are in Ireland

The vote was an attempt to compel the UK government to bring the issue to Europe.

# eu - Monday 26 October, 2015

From Business ETC The EU is voting on net neutrality tomorrow, and it could have serious repercussions Open Access

The EU is voting on net neutrality tomorrow, and it could have serious repercussions

Different groups and companies have expressed concerns over the proposed legislation, which will be voted on tomorrow.

# eu - Monday 12 October, 2015

Europe’s ‘last dictator’ re-elected after saying his main rival shouldn’t win because she’s a woman

Western sanctions in the country, imposed over rights abuse allegations, might soon be lifted.

# eu - Monday 5 October, 2015

Check out Ireland’s swanky new passport card

The old-style booklet passport is unfortunately not quite obsolete as the new card can only be used in the EU.

# eu - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A ‘startling’ €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can’t be touched – because of this man

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# eu - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Eamon Gilmore has been given a job helping the peace process in Colombia

Gilmore was first elected as a TD in 1989.

# eu - Monday 21 September, 2015

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win

It was Greece’s second election of the year.

# eu - Friday 18 September, 2015

From Business ETC “It’s very hard to compete with a company that doesn’t pay any taxes” – Supermac’s chief Burger Wars

“It’s very hard to compete with a company that doesn’t pay any taxes” – Supermac’s chief

Supermac’s thinks McDonald’s have skipped paying an enormous €3.7 billion worth of tax in Europe, and they’re not one bit impressed.

# eu - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas

Up to 600 refugees are expected.

# eu - Monday 14 September, 2015

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees

Austria has also said it will follow Germany’s example and temporarily reinstate border controls.

Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?

Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland have opted to introduce temporary border controls.

# eu - Monday 7 September, 2015

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest Full Throttle This post contains videos

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest

Up to 6,000 farmers took part in the protest, claiming that their livelihoods are at risk by below-cost selling from retailers.

# eu - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Britain looks like it could be headed out of the EU

According to a new poll, anyway.

# eu - Friday 4 September, 2015

Syrian family laid to rest as Taoiseach says we can take in more refugees

“There’s got to be a clear plan and a clear strategy to help people who are so distressed by these events.”

# eu - Sunday 30 August, 2015

‘We want to help them but we can’t’: Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# eu - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Couples suspected of entering sham marriages in Ireland will be investigated

The Registrar will now be able to investigate couples and report them to immigration services.

# eu - Friday 14 August, 2015

Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# eu - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here’s what it means

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

# eu - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

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