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# eu - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The government wants to exempt itself from the EU's new hardcore data protection rules - but why?

A new Data Protection Act has to be in place before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes live in May – but the Irish state seems in no mood to align itself with Europe on the issue.

# eu - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens Brexit This post contains videos

'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens

She called for a “deep and special partnership” to be maintained between the UK and the European Union post-Brexit.

# eu - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Irish ECB candidate Philip Lane wins backing of key EU parliament committee

The final decision will be taken on 22 March at an EU summit.

# eu - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Quiz: With all this talk of Irexit, how much do you know about Ireland and the EU?

Ireland and the EU go way back – but what do you know about the specifics of the relationship?

# eu - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Should Ireland leave the EU? New poll shows only 10% of voters would back 'Irexit'

An ‘Irexit’ event took place last weekend – but campaigners may have an uphill battle ahead.

Explainer: Why the "cast iron" guarantee for no hard Brexit border may now be in doubt

All eyes are on the UK to divulge its solutions to solve the issue of the Irish border.

Varadkar: 'The Israeli government has a tendency to disengage with countries that recognise the state of Palestine'

The Taoiseach said Ireland plans to intensify and increase aid work in the Palestinian territories.

# eu - Friday 9 February, 2018

EU 'still waiting' on UK to give specific solutions to Irish border issue

EU negotiator Michel Barnier said border checks would be “unavoidable” if the UK left the single market and the customs union.

# eu - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

EU seeking power to restrict UK access to single market post-Brexit if it violates agreed rules

The comments are contained in the latest EU draft of the transition agreement.

# eu - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Government will not oppose Bill that will extend unpaid parental leave to six months

Under current rules, parents are entitled to 18 weeks unpaid leave.

# eu - Monday 5 February, 2018

Online shopping is going to become a lot cheaper thanks to a new EU law

You will no longer be redirected to a company’s Irish or UK store.

# eu - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Hoteliers say stricter rules on a cancer-causing food substance would be 'unworkable'

EU rules will be rolled out in April to clamp down on acrylamide, which is found in chips.

Poll: Would you vote for Irexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Irexit?

Nigel Farage believes there’s a ‘gap’ in Ireland’s political market which could be filled by an anti-EU political force.

# eu - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Poll: Are you comfortable with your flight details being shared with other countries? Passenger Name Directive This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you comfortable with your flight details being shared with other countries?

Ireland must shortly pass a new law in order to be compliant with EU security standards regarding flight passenger information.

# eu - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Brexit will be bad for UK under any scenario - report

The economic impact assessment showed growth would be lower under a range of potential scenarios.

# eu - Monday 29 January, 2018

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

# eu - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Top UK Brexit official expects a deal to be reached for leaving the EU 'before the end of March'

David Davis said both sides should have agreed the “substantive” terms of their permanent future relationship by March 2019.

Ireland will get two extra MEPs because of Brexit

There will be 73 vacant MEP seats after the UK withdraws from the European Union.

# eu - Friday 19 January, 2018

Farage doesn't want second Brexit referendum but fears UK will be forced into one

Last week, Farage suggested that Britain should have a second Brexit referendum in a tweet.

# eu - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Farage brands Varadkar a 'European unionist' as he attacks Irish relationship with EU

An Taoiseach was the first EU leader to speak in a series on ‘the Future of Europe’.

Poll: Do you make an effort to cut down on single-use coffee cups? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you make an effort to cut down on single-use coffee cups?

The EU is going to ban single-use coffee cups by 2030.

The EU is going to ban single-use coffee cups by 2030

Around 26 million tonnes of plastic waste is generated in Europe every year, but only 30% of that is recycled.

# eu - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Poll: Do you think charges on unused gift cards are fair? One 4 All This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think charges on unused gift cards are fair?

MEP Brian Hayes has asked An Post how much is made by charging customers who don’t use their One4All gift cards within a year.

# eu - Monday 8 January, 2018

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit' Immigration This post contains videos

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit'

Farage criticised Michel Barnier after their meeting today.

# eu - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Ireland's Brexit expert 'wouldn't rule out the possibility of more trouble' with the DUP

The journalist told us more about the day when his tweet led to the DUP scuppering a new plan on a soft border with Northern Ireland and the EU.

# eu - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

# eu - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Polish government furious over censure that could see its EU voting rights taken away

Poland says the move from the EU risks undermining “mutual trust”.

# eu - Monday 18 December, 2017

Your Christmas turkey could be chemical-filled if UK agrees on post-Brexit trade deal

Researchers found US poultry – washed in up to four chemical disinfectants – does not meet EU safety standards.

# eu - Friday 15 December, 2017

EU leaders agree to move onto phase two of Brexit talks, but warn of tough talks ahead

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said Britain’s phase one commitments must follow through to phase two.

'Brussels spends our money on pet projects for which it has no mandate'

Lack of engagement with citizens undermines the positive work of the EU, writes Malcolm Byrne.

# eu - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Varadkar says he has 'absolute confidence and trust' in British government

The Taoiseach is at a two-day European Council

# eu - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Theresa May suffers big defeat on Brexit, with own MPs rebelling against her

The defeat means MPs will have a final vote on any deal before the UK leaves the EU.

# eu - Monday 11 December, 2017

'I said some': Sky News presenter defends 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves' comment

Adam Boulton made his comments following an interview with Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

Prominent figures from Northern Ireland write open letter to the Taoiseach

“The fact that the majority of voters in the north of Ireland voted to remain will not be ignored,” the open letter says.

# eu - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Sky News presenter says 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves' Build A Bridge This post contains videos

Sky News presenter says 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves'

Some people have been critical of Adam Boulton’s line of questioning in an interview with Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

# eu - Friday 8 December, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

There’ll be no hard border, but the long-term implications of the UK leaving the EU are still unclear.

This is what the Brexit deal means for Ireland and Northern Ireland

There will be NO hard border.

# eu - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Poll: Do you want Ireland to sign up to the EU defence deal? Pesco This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want Ireland to sign up to the EU defence deal?

The Taoiseach has said the deal will not affect Ireland’s neutrality but opposition TDs think otherwise.

David Davis admits UK hasn't produced any Brexit impact assessment as he's 'not a fan'

David Davis admits UK hasn't produced any Brexit impact assessment as he's 'not a fan'

Davis was called before the House of Commons Brexit committee after MPs expressed dissatisfaction in him.

# eu - Friday 1 December, 2017

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

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