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# eu-commissioner - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Phil Hogan set to take up key role as EU Trade Commissioner

This follows his renomination as Ireland’s commissioner to the EU earlier this year.

# eu-commissioner - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Phil Hogan: 'I don’t think the British are in a very coherent position at the moment'

Ireland’s EU commissioner said that the Irish government’s patience is wearing thin.

# eu-commissioner - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Replacing Phil Hogan: 'Other countries have a different attitude and send their elite'

In the past the position of Ireland’s Commissioner has often been given as a reward to an ally, or as a way to get a troublesome prince out of the realm, writes Dominic Hannigan.

# eu-commissioner - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Phil Hogan is officially no longer a TD

From Saturday, he’ll be the European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development.

# eu-commissioner - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

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

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

# eu-commissioner - Friday 11 July, 2014

'How often does the Labour Party roll over?' - FF say water and property taxes are now Labour's problem

Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.

# eu-commissioner - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Why Eamon Gilmore wants a top EU job, and why it would be a win for Labour if he got it

Analysis: Labour is being told it needs to be more assertive in government, and it’s starting with the European Commissioner job.

# eu-commissioner - Monday 30 June, 2014

We asked these two ministers who they'd like Ireland's next European Commissioner to be*

* But neither of them wanted to answer the question.

# eu-commissioner - Friday 16 May, 2014

Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate

The debate was the first of its kind to include all five parties in the running for the highest executive position in the EU.

# eu-commissioner - Sunday 13 April, 2014

"There is no plan B": EU targets major carbon emitters to reduce emissions

It comes as the IPCC publishes its latest report on climate change.

# eu-commissioner - Saturday 1 March, 2014

EU Commissioner to investigate ‘cows in limbo’

It’s claimed farmers whose cows are born in the Republic and slaughtered in Northern Ireland are being offered lower prices.

# eu-commissioner - Monday 16 December, 2013

'I have no plans whatsoever to be the next EU commissioner' - Tánaiste Labour Party This post contains videos

'I have no plans whatsoever to be the next EU commissioner' - Tánaiste

Eamon Gilmore also said that discussions on who will take on the job will not begin until the latter part of next year following talk that colleague Ruairi Quinn is being lined-up.

# eu-commissioner - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Call for EU Commission to drop Pádraig Flynn's pension

MEP Nessa Childers says Commission’s code of conduct should be “enforced retroactively” following Mahon findings.

# eu-commissioner - Saturday 28 January, 2012

EU could take over control of Greek economy, German official warns

Ministers are discussing a proposal under which Greece would hand the final say over tax and spending to an EU commissioner.

# eu-commissioner - Monday 14 November, 2011

Italy offloads €3bn in bonds after appointment of ‘Super Mario’ Monti

Mario Monti’s designation as prime minister appears to soothe investors, who are lowering the interest rate Italy must pay for loans.

# eu-commissioner - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Italy's PM-in-waiting promises quick government formation for stability

Mario Monti is optimistic a new government can help heal Italy’s financial problems.

# eu-commissioner - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you might have missed…