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Friday 10 May, 2013

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

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

May 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 49 Views 11 Comments

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
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# Opinion

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

Jun 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 26 Views 38 Comments

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
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# Opinion

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

Jan 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 17 Views 23 Comments

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
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# Opinion

Column: Ireland, we need to talk about Europe

Nov 23rd 2011, 7:30 AM 25 Views 26 Comments

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?
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# Opinion

Column: Is the euro really essential to our economy?

Nov 16th 2011, 7:30 AM 30 Views 43 Comments

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
# WTF?
# WTF?

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

Nov 5th 2011, 9:30 AM 262 Views 49 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 1st 2011, 10:00 AM 46 Views 28 Comments

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.