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#CETA

# ceta - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

Sep 22nd 2021, 2:00 PM 17,445 Views 31 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

# ceta - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal
# Sovereignty
# Sovereignty

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal

Sep 16th 2021, 11:22 AM 11,667 Views 7 Comments

Ms Justice Nuala Butler said the ratification of CETA was a political question and not a constitutional one.

# ceta - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal
# CETA Challenge
# CETA Challenge

Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal

Jun 17th 2021, 10:45 AM 26,846 Views 0 Comments

She is the second Oireachtas member to take a High Court action against CETA.

# ceta - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Trouble in the Suez: Stuck boat highlights globalisation stresses and the unseen labour of ship workers
# MV Ever Given
# MV Ever Given

Trouble in the Suez: Stuck boat highlights globalisation stresses and the unseen labour of ship workers

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 AM 32,428 Views 19 Comments

Experts say the Suez crisis highlights how little we understand about global trade.

# ceta - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal
# Patrick Costello
# Patrick Costello

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:01 AM 18,791 Views 0 Comments

The trade deal has divided the Green Party with Costello and TD Neasa Hourigan signalling they will not back the deal.

# ceta - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 6:55 PM 20,951 Views 15 Comments

The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal
# Trade
# Trade

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal

Feb 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,316 Views 23 Comments

The Social Democrats TD argues that there has been more time dedicated to the controversial Canadian-EU trade deal on the airwaves and social media than in the Dáil.

# ceta - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:30 AM 38,873 Views 8 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the outspoken TD says she is staying in the party – for now at least.

# ceta - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal

Dec 16th 2020, 3:15 PM 11,376 Views 31 Comments

Party membership has been told that ratifying the controversial EU-Canada trade deal is “politically important” with Brexit looming.

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,996 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

# ceta - Monday 14 December, 2020

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,861 Views 38 Comments

TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.

# ceta - Monday 25 September, 2017

Seán Kelly on CETA: 'Scaremongering with inaccuracies and half-truths is irresponsible'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Seán Kelly on CETA: 'Scaremongering with inaccuracies and half-truths is irresponsible'

Sep 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,716 Views 39 Comments

Anti-CETA campaigners advocate an anti-trade position without presenting the facts, writes Seán Kelly MEP.

# ceta - Monday 21 August, 2017

Varadkar's 'global footprint' plan aims to double Irish investment, trade and tourism by 2025
# Ambitious
# Ambitious

Varadkar's 'global footprint' plan aims to double Irish investment, trade and tourism by 2025

Aug 21st 2017, 4:05 PM 12,228 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

# ceta - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau
# Trudeau Love
# Trudeau Love

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

Aug 20th 2017, 6:44 PM 55,476 Views 132 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

# ceta - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Socks, drums and GAA: Government goes 'Full Riverdance' for Trudeau visit
# The Full Mountie
# The Full Mountie

Socks, drums and GAA: Government goes 'Full Riverdance' for Trudeau visit

Jul 4th 2017, 4:59 PM 24,131 Views 55 Comments

Varadkar was keen to roll out the red carpet (and the themed legwear) for his VIP guest today.

# ceta - Monday 13 February, 2017

Debate Room: In a post-Brexit world, Ireland needs the Canadian trade pact
# CETA
# CETA

Debate Room: In a post-Brexit world, Ireland needs the Canadian trade pact

Feb 13th 2017, 7:00 PM 215 Views 39 Comments

Toxic trade deal or necessary agreement? We debate the controversial Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada.

# ceta - Sunday 30 October, 2016

EU and Canada sign free-trade pact to the backdrop of red-paint protests
# CETA
# CETA

EU and Canada sign free-trade pact to the backdrop of red-paint protests

Oct 30th 2016, 6:50 PM 12,453 Views 50 Comments

Critics see Ceta as a Trojan horse for a larger and more controversial deal between the EU and the United States.

# ceta - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'Ceta has a corporate driven agenda': What Ireland could learn from the tiny region of Wallonia
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

'Ceta has a corporate driven agenda': What Ireland could learn from the tiny region of Wallonia

Oct 29th 2016, 6:00 PM 2,163 Views 85 Comments

“The Irish government is the chief cheerleader for this trade agenda,” writes Matt Carthy, who firmly believes it is doing Irish people a disservice.

EU and Canada to sign trade deal tomorrow as Belgian stand-off ends
# CETA
# CETA

EU and Canada to sign trade deal tomorrow as Belgian stand-off ends

Oct 29th 2016, 2:01 PM 9,585 Views 40 Comments

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said the talks with Wallonia “did not change a comma” in the deal.

# ceta - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP
# CETA
# CETA

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP

Oct 26th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,201 Views 53 Comments

A French-speaking region of Belgium called Wallonia has voted against the trade agreement CETA – and because of this, the deal will most likely not go ahead.

# ceta - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement
# Europe's Job
# Europe's Job

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement

Oct 22nd 2016, 12:01 PM 10,310 Views 30 Comments

The Canadian trade deal CETA, which was meant to be signed by EU members next Thursday, is in jeopardy after Belgian region refused to agree.