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Thursday 11 December, 2014

Opinion: Of all the member states, Ireland would be the most affected if the UK opted to leave the EU
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# Breixt

Opinion: Of all the member states, Ireland would be the most affected if the UK opted to leave the EU

Dec 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 75 Views 73 Comments

What is the likelihood of the UK leaving the European Union… and what would it mean for Ireland if it did?

Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Big Phil wasn't the best option for Europe... it should have been Lucinda
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# Commissioners

Opinion: Big Phil wasn't the best option for Europe... it should have been Lucinda

Jul 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 94 Views 65 Comments

Creighton could be a better fit for the role of a European Commissioner, while Hogan looks likely to receive a small portfolio.

Monday 31 March, 2014

Column: A divided EU will embolden Putin
# Crimea
# Crimea

Column: A divided EU will embolden Putin

Mar 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 24 Views 79 Comments

The lack of consensus amongst EU member states over the annexation of Crimea will prove costly for the EU, writes David Moloney.

Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Column: The fight for the future of Ukraine is not over – not by a long shot
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# Ukraine

Column: The fight for the future of Ukraine is not over – not by a long shot

Feb 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 13 Views 85 Comments

The deal struck between the government and opposition in Ukraine is a win for the EU … but Russia is not out of the fight, David Moloney.

Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a 'reforming' leader in Brussels?
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# Jyrki Katainen

Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a 'reforming' leader in Brussels?

Feb 11th 2014, 1:05 PM 28 Views 58 Comments

If Enda Kenny seeks the position of either President of the European Council or head of the European Commission, he could achieve great things for Ireland and Europe, writes David Moloney.

Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Column: The EU’s Eastern Partnership in tatters – is a fresh energy strategy the answer?
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# Opinion

Column: The EU’s Eastern Partnership in tatters – is a fresh energy strategy the answer?

Jan 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 17 Views 25 Comments

The creation of a vibrant renewable energy sector would not only give the EaP countries energy independence, it would also reduce Russian political interference in their affairs, writes David Moloney.

Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Column: The EU seems just as interested in your data as the NSA
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The EU seems just as interested in your data as the NSA

Nov 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 23 Views 27 Comments

Searching questions need to be asked over what type of data the EU retains – and what it does with this data, writes David Moloney.

Monday 21 October, 2013

Column: Europe needs a new approach to illegal immigration
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# Lampedusa

Column: Europe needs a new approach to illegal immigration

Oct 21st 2013, 12:45 PM 25 Views 172 Comments

Restoring fiscal health to the eurozone remains a serious challenge, but the EU must nevertheless find a solution to its illegal immigration crisis to prevent further tragedies, writes David Moloney.

Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Column: What do the results of the German election mean for Ireland and Europe?
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# Opinion

Column: What do the results of the German election mean for Ireland and Europe?

Sep 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 14 Views 45 Comments

David Moloney breaks down the results of the 2013 German federal election, focusing on what kind of impact it will have on the wider eurozone economy – and, specifically, on Ireland’s corporation tax.