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# irish-presidency - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget
# MFF
# MFF

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget

Jun 27th 2013, 10:07 PM 7,124 Views 28 Comments

Enda Kenny welcomed an agreement and said it was an important day for “youth, the unemployed and the impoverished”.

Investors and wealthy savers will pay for future bailouts
# Deal Done
# Deal Done

Investors and wealthy savers will pay for future bailouts

Jun 27th 2013, 7:04 AM 5,880 Views 26 Comments

Bailouts will become ‘bail-ins’ as losses will be imposed on shareholders and unsecured creditors of banks and other financial institutions.

# irish-presidency - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Column: With public trust in the EU declining, we need to ensure people feel connected
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: With public trust in the EU declining, we need to ensure people feel connected

Jun 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 9 Views 33 Comments

A forward and outward looking European Union is what we need, writes Dominic Hannigan TD, who says national parliaments should have an enhanced role in shaping the future of the EU.

# irish-presidency - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

President Higgins: We cannot ignore the suffering of European citizens
# Austerity
# Austerity

President Higgins: We cannot ignore the suffering of European citizens

Apr 17th 2013, 11:47 AM 8,404 Views 51 Comments

In an address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Higgins said citizens placed their trust in elected members and they must act in their best interests.

# irish-presidency - Monday 25 February, 2013

Coveney welcomes 'step forward' in CAP reform negotiations
# Farming
# Farming

Coveney welcomes 'step forward' in CAP reform negotiations

Feb 25th 2013, 7:14 PM 3,199 Views 5 Comments

However the Irish Farmers’ Association said the proposals “still represent unacceptable cuts for thousands of Irish farmers”.

# irish-presidency - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Deal reached on EU rules that could see Budgets in October
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Deal reached on EU rules that could see Budgets in October

Feb 20th 2013, 8:40 PM 5,231 Views 17 Comments

The European Commission, Council and Parliament have reached a deal on introducing rules requiring early submissions of Budgets.

Irish Presidency secures EU agreement on domestic violence protection order
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Irish Presidency secures EU agreement on domestic violence protection order

Feb 20th 2013, 7:56 AM 2,684 Views 9 Comments

The agreement will ensure that a civil protection order, such as a barring order for domestic violence, can still be enforced if the victim travels or moves country.

# irish-presidency - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Poll: Should the Presidential term of office be shortened to five years?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Presidential term of office be shortened to five years?

Jan 26th 2013, 10:47 AM 8,875 Views 101 Comments

The matter is being considered by the Constitutional Convention today but what do you think?

# irish-presidency - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:56 AM 3,751 Views 20 Comments

They’ll discuss EU budget and size of Emergency Aid Reserve and European Development Fund.

# irish-presidency - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate
# Frontline
# Frontline

Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate

Jan 6th 2013, 10:51 AM 14,144 Views 124 Comments

The former Irish presidential candidate’s solicitor said the debate had “dramatic and extremely serious consequences” for Gallagher.

# irish-presidency - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Poll: Who would get your vote to be the next President?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would get your vote to be the next President?

Aug 2nd 2011, 9:44 AM 11,132 Views 103 Comments

If you could cast your vote today, which of these five would you choose?