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Ireland 'must give serious consideration' to leaving EU, says UK think tank
“It is simply sitting on the side lines and allowing the EU to negotiate for Ireland is essentially untenable,” the report says.
'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP
This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.
Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for 'political reasons': Hayes
Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.
A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year
Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.
Irish trade to Canada set for €1.2 billion boost
EU deal could be worth €26 billion overall.
Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations
The chapter published today constrains proposals for major changes to intellectual property rights laws in the states involved.
Mixed reaction in Ireland to EU-Canada deal
The Jobs Minister says it is good news for exports, but farmers warn that a free-trade agreement between the EU and Canada might not necessarily be good news.
7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency
It’s February 19 – and the 50th day of Ireland’s tenure at the helm of the Council of the European Union.
'Everything on table' in trade talks between EU and US
A top Washington negotiator says talks about a free trade area between the US and EU will be as broad as possible.
Tánaiste hails Obama commitment to free trade agreement
In his State of the Union address last night, Obama said the US will launch talks on an agreement with the EU.
Column: Our ‘green’ ideals fizzle out in the face of everyday life
We may think we care about the environment – but our commitment stops as soon as we’re asked to pay, writes Dermot McNally.
Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament
It’s not the first time there have been such chaotic scenes in the South Korean parliament.