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# martin-schulz - Thursday 24 November, 2016

This Irish woman is in the running for the European Parliament presidency
# Mairead McGuinness
# Mairead McGuinness

This Irish woman is in the running for the European Parliament presidency

Nov 24th 2016, 10:58 AM 15,661 Views 56 Comments

McGuinness said that she hoped her gender doesn’t influence the decision either way, and that the position was by no means secured.

# martin-schulz - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Phil Prendergast will canvass with Gilmore - even though she doesn't want him to lead Labour
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Phil Prendergast will canvass with Gilmore - even though she doesn't want him to lead Labour

Apr 29th 2014, 8:29 PM 7,758 Views 56 Comments

The Tánaiste said he has a “very frank discussion” with Prendergast in his office earlier today.

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe's top MEP can ease his Labour pains
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe's top MEP can ease his Labour pains

Apr 29th 2014, 8:06 AM 5,707 Views 69 Comments

It’s been a tough 24 hours for the Tánaiste but he has a big visitor today.

# martin-schulz - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:05 AM 4,031 Views 25 Comments

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

# martin-schulz - 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 7,122 Views 28 Comments

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

# martin-schulz - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

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

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

May 7th 2013, 9:51 AM 2,650 Views 23 Comments

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.

# martin-schulz - Sunday 7 April, 2013

EU hails Ukraine pardon for Tymoshenko ally
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU hails Ukraine pardon for Tymoshenko ally

Apr 7th 2013, 3:39 PM 5,677 Views 2 Comments

“Fair and independent justice is needed in Ukraine, and the release of Mr Lutsenko is a step in the right direction,” the president of the European Parliament said today.

# martin-schulz - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

MEPs shoot down leaders' proposals for seven-year EU budget
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

MEPs shoot down leaders' proposals for seven-year EU budget

Mar 13th 2013, 12:44 PM 2,474 Views 2 Comments

The budget for 2014 to 2020 was comprehensively beaten in a vote by MEPs, whose president Martin Schulz welcomed the vote.

# martin-schulz - Thursday 28 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 28th 2013, 4:20 PM 3,348 Views 62 Comments

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

# martin-schulz - Monday 26 November, 2012

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced
# EU
# EU

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced

Nov 26th 2012, 4:43 PM 6,822 Views 45 Comments

The Government will meet the president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, and chairpersons of the Parliament’s political groups, on Thursday.

# martin-schulz - Thursday 4 October, 2012

European Parliament president calls for deal on Irish debt before 2013
# Martin Schulz
# Martin Schulz

European Parliament president calls for deal on Irish debt before 2013

Oct 4th 2012, 11:56 AM 4,590 Views 55 Comments

Martin Schulz told the Dáil the public must have trust in European leaders – who therefore have to act on their promises.

# martin-schulz - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Howlin says a 'better deal on debt' would improve voting atmosphere
# Referendum
# Referendum

Howlin says a 'better deal on debt' would improve voting atmosphere

Mar 4th 2012, 5:36 PM 2,278 Views 87 Comments

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said the Government is continuing to work for a better deal.

# martin-schulz - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

The European Parliament has a new president... but who is he?
# Martin Schulz
# Martin Schulz

The European Parliament has a new president... but who is he?

Jan 17th 2012, 7:40 PM 2,510 Views 19 Comments

Well, he’s a former bookseller, a football fan – and Silvio Berlusconi once compared him to a concentration camp guard.

# martin-schulz - Thursday 25 November, 2010

UK MEP suspended after roaring Nazi slogan at German
# Ein Volk...
# Ein Volk...

UK MEP suspended after roaring Nazi slogan at German

Nov 25th 2010, 12:49 PM 976 Views 0 Comments

A UKIP member of the European Parliament is kicked out of the chamber for Nazi jibes, and refusing to apologise.