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#Jose Manuel Barroso

# jose-manuel-barroso - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe

The former prime minister of Luxembourg is part of a developing crisis that threatens to be one of the greatest faced by the European Union.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?

A former advisor to Jose Manuel Barroso says the only way to save Europe is to change direction.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Sunday 9 March, 2014

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"

Liadh Ní Riada says she’s determined to work within the structures of the EU to help Ireland access further funds for job creation.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today

The two-day European People’s Party congress gets under way at the Convention Centre in Dublin later today.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Barroso: 'The European Commission is one of Ireland's best friends'

In a speech to be delivered tomorrow night in Cork, the European Commission President praises the “sacrifices” Irish families have made.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Barroso to receive honorary doctorate from UCC

The European Commission president is due to give a 25-minute speech at the ceremony.

TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have 'no desire to impact' referendum

Scottish MSPs looking at independence proposals will hold a video conference this morning with Oireachtas members.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 17 February, 2014

Alex Salmond has come out fighting after EU warning about Scottish independence

The Scottish First Minister has said that not recognising the result would be anti-democratic.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

'We need to know what the strategy is': FF urges government to push for debt deal

“We need to know what the strategy is. At the moment we’re really in a vacuum,” Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson Michael McGrath said today.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Friday 20 December, 2013

'Ireland wasn't a victim of the Euro, the Euro was a victim of Ireland's banks'- Barroso

The European Commission President didn’t mince his words last night.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Taoiseach: I fully expect to lead Fine Gael into the next election

Enda Kenny is “flattered” by being linked to two top European jobs that become available next year, but has insisted he intends to lead his party into the next general election.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

'A great day for Europe': MEPs approve EU's budget for the next seven years MFF

'A great day for Europe': MEPs approve EU's budget for the next seven years

The agreement brings to near conclusion a lengthy process of getting 28 member states to agree on its spending priorities for the coming years.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Sunday 3 November, 2013

There's something about Enda: Taoiseach 'being seriously talked about' for EU job

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has confirmed that his party leader is being talked about in Brussels as a possible European Commission or European Council president.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall

The emergency finance is needed because revenue from import duties fell below EU forecasts.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon

The new legislative package launched today could bring the end to roaming charges and compulsory 24 month contracts.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson says that any EU sanctions would violate international trade law.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Friday 28 June, 2013

Enda Kenny: Anglo Tapes are a thunderbolt

They have also damaged Ireland’s reputation, according to the Taoiseach.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 27 June, 2013

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

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget

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

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap G8

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap

It’s known as the family photo. Some family.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 17 June, 2013

G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history' G8 This post contains videos

G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history'

Following negotiations today, EU and US leaders have agreed to hold more negotiations on a massive trade deal.

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders G8

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask G8

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask

A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?

# jose-manuel-barroso - Sunday 16 June, 2013

The next head of the European Commission will probably be chosen in Dublin

The European People’s Party, the biggest group in the European Parliament, is choosing its candidate in Dublin.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 3 June, 2013

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit Predict A Riot This post contains images

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit

A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Leaders back EU’s plan to attack ‘tax planning’ by the end of 2013

The heads of the 27 EU member states have called for ‘rapid progress’ on plans to stop companies abusing international structures.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

EU budget: Following talks, leaders agree to hold more talks

EU leaders agreed to hold further discussions on agreeing a budget for the next seven years as well as plugging a shortfall in this year’s finances following negotiations, chaired by Ireland, in Brussels.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Barroso: Austerity is 'fundamentally right' - but is approaching its limits

The European Commission president says, however, it is an ‘unacceptable prejudice’ to blame some countries for others’ problems.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Friday 1 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Queen, Obama and now Barroso... they've all had a go at cúpla focail Dia Duit Jose This post contains videos

The Queen, Obama and now Barroso... they've all had a go at cúpla focail

They’ll be reading Peig and jigging around next.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 28 February, 2013

"You are a privileged generation" - Barroso to TCD audience

José Manuel Barroso also said he was “confident” that the United Kingdom would choose to remain a part of the European Union after its upcoming referendum.

Barroso: 'We can see light at the end of the tunnel'

The President of the European Parliament affirms, however, that MEPs will probably not pass the EU’s draft seven-year Budget.

Speaking in Dublin, EC President urges Europe to ‘choose growth’

José Manuel Barroso also said that combating youth unemployment was a priority for the European Commission.

IBEC appeals for 'no more taxes' to try and ease austerity

The employers’ group says ordinary people have been hit with enough new charges and taxes, and can’t handle any more.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will address world leaders – including Angela Merkel – in Chile today as hopes for a deal on Ireland’s bank debt took a blow last night and the opposition criticised the government’s lack of openness.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 10 January, 2013

European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency

All 27 members of the European Commission are in town to meet members of the Irish government in Dublin Castle.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 10 December, 2012

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the great and the good at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital today to mark the awarding of the prize to the bloc.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit

EU leaders are to spend the day and probably tomorrow discussing their budget for the next seven years.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war

The EU has also announced an art competition for young people, whose winners will attend the Nobel awards ceremony in Oslo.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 18 October, 2012

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control

While not originally on the agenda, there is speculation Spain may ask for a limited bailout in Brussels.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations

The EU’s anti-fraud office has begun investigations into whether Dalli was open to lobbying and bribery on tobacco plans.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Saturday 6 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Children’s hospital site for Balbriggan? TDs to stay home to cut costs? Chinese takeaways off menu for athletes?

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