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Yesterday’s News


Friday 10 May, 2013

Column: Why is the EU observing Bulgaria's elections this Sunday?

In all, 8200 candidates will contest 240 seats in Bulgaria this weekend – making for a particularly complex process. TD Eoghan Murphy explains why he is part of an observation mission to the EU member state.

Friday 15 June, 2012

Column: We need to be more than passengers on the Eurozone Express

Let’s think seriously about what we want from the EU – before the thinking is done for us, writes Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy.

Saturday 7 January, 2012

Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy wants to press his own government to support Irish tech start-ups – without attaching too many strings.

Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Column: Ireland, we need to talk about Europe

Future EU measures could mean a total fiscal union. If that’s the case, we may as well give up democracy altogether, writes Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy.

Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Column: Is the euro really essential to our economy?

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy doesn’t want to see us drop the euro – but if it’s a choice between staying in the eurozone or keeping control of our domestic fiscal affairs…

Saturday 5 November, 2011

Column: What The Finance? Heads should roll over €3.6bn gaffe

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy was at the Public Accounts Committee meeting on Thursday when the Department of Finance explained how its accounting mistake happened – and he’s gobsmacked.

Saturday 1 October, 2011

Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland?

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy travelled to tech central in the US to figure out if Ireland can recreate that ecosystem for innovation and success. Rule 1 – stop writing reports and just get doing.