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#Phil Hogan

# phil-hogan - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Leo Varadkar and Phil Hogan included in list of Europe's most powerful people
# Class Of 2020
# Class Of 2020

Leo Varadkar and Phil Hogan included in list of Europe's most powerful people

Dec 5th 2019, 5:45 PM 24,903 Views 57 Comments

Varadkar came in eighth place and Hogan came tenth.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,683 Views 30 Comments

Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.

# phil-hogan - Monday 30 September, 2019

A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling

Updated Sep 30th 2019, 9:00 PM 20,442 Views 17 Comments

“There’s nothing for free when it comes to trade,” Hogan told MEPs this evening.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?
# Big Phil
# Big Phil

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?

Sep 10th 2019, 4:55 PM 9,710 Views 24 Comments

Phil Hogan will begin a second 5-year term as Ireland’s commissioner in Europe – this time for trade.

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

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

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 11:18 AM 21,216 Views 105 Comments

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

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Poll: Are you happy with Phil Hogan getting a second term?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Are you happy with Phil Hogan getting a second term?

Jul 10th 2019, 9:37 AM 33,999 Views 96 Comments

Hogan previously served as the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Phil Hogan nominated for a second term as Ireland's European Commissioner
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

Phil Hogan nominated for a second term as Ireland's European Commissioner

Jul 9th 2019, 2:52 PM 13,982 Views 65 Comments

There had been speculation that Hogan would lose the Taoiseach’s support after the fallout from the Mercosur trade deal.

# phil-hogan - Friday 22 March, 2019

Waiting for clarity: Trust crumbles and tension builds in final Brexit days
# Waiting For Godot
# Waiting For Godot

Waiting for clarity: Trust crumbles and tension builds in final Brexit days

Mar 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 13,007 Views 7 Comments

The absurdity of the Brexit process continues, as patience from all sides is put under strain.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Phil Hogan: If Priti Patel wants to starve the British people, this is how to go about it
# Brexit
# Brexit

Phil Hogan: If Priti Patel wants to starve the British people, this is how to go about it

Dec 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 53,116 Views 101 Comments

“British parliamentarians… are not entitled to wreck Ireland,” Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said yesterday.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

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

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

May 15th 2018, 7:00 AM 33,246 Views 59 Comments

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.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector
# Farming
# Farming

Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector

Apr 29th 2018, 6:30 AM 19,506 Views 10 Comments

Farmers have welcomed moves to rebalance power in the supply chain.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Britain 'very close' to sealing a Brexit deal, says Phil Hogan
# Irish EU Commissioner
# Irish EU Commissioner

Britain 'very close' to sealing a Brexit deal, says Phil Hogan

Nov 29th 2017, 8:27 PM 17,589 Views 57 Comments

The Guardian is reporting tonight that a solution to the Irish border is close, though the final wording has yet to be thrashed out.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Phil Hogan: 'If NI remains in the EU customs union, there would be no border issue'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Phil Hogan: 'If NI remains in the EU customs union, there would be no border issue'

Nov 26th 2017, 2:01 PM 12,764 Views 76 Comments

Prime Minister Theresa May has already ruled out staying in the single market and customs union.

# phil-hogan - Monday 17 July, 2017

Ireland's Phil Hogan has been presented with a medal of honour by the Republic of Austria
# Big Philly Style
# Big Philly Style

Ireland's Phil Hogan has been presented with a medal of honour by the Republic of Austria

Jul 17th 2017, 3:54 PM 13,673 Views 96 Comments

Hogan is Ireland’s representative on the European Commission.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Phil Hogan: 'I think Irish Water has seen the test of time'
# No Regrets
# No Regrets

Phil Hogan: 'I think Irish Water has seen the test of time'

Apr 23rd 2017, 5:42 PM 22,096 Views 104 Comments

Ivan Yates said that people see Hogan as the “bogeyman of Irish Water” in a radio interview today.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Occupational hazard ahead: Fifteen photos of Irish politicians next to unfortunate signs
# Give Me A Sign
# Give Me A Sign

Occupational hazard ahead: Fifteen photos of Irish politicians next to unfortunate signs

Feb 18th 2017, 11:00 AM 37,349 Views 24 Comments

Those pesky exit signs.

# phil-hogan - Monday 9 January, 2017

Phil Hogan says Brexit means it's time to 'cut our ties' with Britain
# Neighbours
# Neighbours

Phil Hogan says Brexit means it's time to 'cut our ties' with Britain

Jan 9th 2017, 8:04 AM 23,651 Views 196 Comments

Hogan says that while the UK has always been a “sympathetic ally” at EU level, it is time for Ireland to stand alone and make its own relationships.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more
# Down The Drain
# Down The Drain

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more

Dec 4th 2016, 8:45 AM 16,130 Views 181 Comments

To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Phil Hogan says the UK is 'going to learn a hard lesson' over Brexit
# Full-blown Crisis
# Full-blown Crisis

Phil Hogan says the UK is 'going to learn a hard lesson' over Brexit

Oct 20th 2016, 12:48 PM 24,159 Views 118 Comments

The Agriculture Commissioner said the UK can’t “have its cake and eat it” and dismissed Brexiteers’ “posturing and fancy talk”.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Snapshot of one county: How Ireland's housing crisis grew out of control
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Snapshot of one county: How Ireland's housing crisis grew out of control

Jun 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 37,570 Views 106 Comments

Bray town councillor Pat Vance told his colleagues in 2013: “I’ll keep on saying it, time and time again, something needs to be done.”

# phil-hogan - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Catherine Murphy: Irish Water company met with 'Phil' before getting 'lucrative contract'
# Tapped Up
# Tapped Up

Catherine Murphy: Irish Water company met with 'Phil' before getting 'lucrative contract'

Jan 28th 2016, 4:40 PM 34,395 Views 167 Comments

The Social Democrat TD made a number of claims about Abtran in the Dáil today.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The majority of men are against gender quotas
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

The majority of men are against gender quotas

Nov 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,240 Views 46 Comments

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

# phil-hogan - Monday 7 September, 2015

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest
# Full Throttle
# Full Throttle

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest

Sep 7th 2015, 6:40 PM 32,448 Views 80 Comments

Up to 6,000 farmers took part in the protest, claiming that their livelihoods are at risk by below-cost selling from retailers.

# phil-hogan - Thursday 21 May, 2015

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat
# By-election
# By-election

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat

May 21st 2015, 9:00 AM 11,768 Views 48 Comments

Big Phil is gone to Europe, so who’s in the running for his old Dáil seat in Friday’s by-election?

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey'
# Raspberry Jam For All
# Raspberry Jam For All

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey'

May 13th 2015, 10:12 AM 15,398 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach stopped by TV3 this morning, but there was no sign of Vincent Browne.

# phil-hogan - Friday 6 March, 2015

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty
# Live Exports
# Live Exports

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

Mar 6th 2015, 9:28 PM 14,207 Views 82 Comments

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

# phil-hogan - Monday 2 March, 2015

'A kick in the backside': Sinn Féin MEP on THAT smackdown from Phil Hogan
# Big Philly Style
# Big Philly Style

'A kick in the backside': Sinn Féin MEP on THAT smackdown from Phil Hogan

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:53 PM 14,537 Views 32 Comments

Matt Carthy was on the receiving end of a political smackdown from Ireland’s European Commissioner last year.

# phil-hogan - Monday 9 February, 2015

It's 20 years since Phil Hogan leaked the Budget and had to resign
# On His Sword
# On His Sword

It's 20 years since Phil Hogan leaked the Budget and had to resign

Feb 9th 2015, 10:50 AM 33,211 Views 37 Comments

The unassuming politician, as we all know, immediately bowed out of public life and hasn’t been heard from since…

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'
# Rural Affairs
# Rural Affairs

Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'

Jan 21st 2015, 4:45 PM 11,489 Views 51 Comments

Ann Phelan is travelling to Brussels today to meet with Phil Hogan.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year
# Where Is The Beef
# Where Is The Beef

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year

Jan 14th 2015, 5:06 PM 11,218 Views 38 Comments

Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.

# phil-hogan - Monday 5 January, 2015

Farmers claim farm deaths are 'due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability'
# Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan

Farmers claim farm deaths are 'due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability'

Jan 5th 2015, 4:48 PM 7,758 Views 23 Comments

Suggestions by Phil Hogan about withholding grant funding over farm safety have been criticised.

# phil-hogan - Friday 26 December, 2014

11 politicians and one (ex) garda commissioner who defined the political year
# Review 2014
# Review 2014

11 politicians and one (ex) garda commissioner who defined the political year

Dec 26th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,794 Views 38 Comments

From Callinan to Kelly we look at the 12 individuals who shaped the political year that was.

# phil-hogan - Monday 22 December, 2014

There are no records of some meetings Phil Hogan had about Irish Water
# Big Philly Style
# Big Philly Style

There are no records of some meetings Phil Hogan had about Irish Water

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:40 AM 12,625 Views 53 Comments

Fresh details – or the lack of – about discussions between Bord Gáis and the then-environment minister have emerged.

# phil-hogan - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May
# Vote
# Vote

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May

Dec 16th 2014, 5:08 PM 21,095 Views 322 Comments

Cabinet has agreed on a proposal to hold a number of other referenda on the same day.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Farmers say rural Ireland will fall into turmoil if Phil Hogan doesn't help them
# Got Milk
# Got Milk

Farmers say rural Ireland will fall into turmoil if Phil Hogan doesn't help them

Dec 3rd 2014, 9:31 AM 8,251 Views 117 Comments

Dairy farmers were told yesterday their incomes could fall by 50% in 2015.

# phil-hogan - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Never mind water, Big Phil's having a ball in Brussels and here are the pics to prove it
# Hogan Knows Best
# Hogan Knows Best

Never mind water, Big Phil's having a ball in Brussels and here are the pics to prove it

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:15 AM 22,819 Views 82 Comments

Ireland’s European Commissioner is having a great time if his Twitter account is to be believed.

# phil-hogan - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Phil Hogan is settling into his role in Europe - and he wants to look after farmers
# Big Philly Style
# Big Philly Style

Phil Hogan is settling into his role in Europe - and he wants to look after farmers

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 6,798 Views 42 Comments

Not just Irish farmers.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Here's how much money Europe is giving us over the next seven years...
# Ca-ching
# Ca-ching

Here's how much money Europe is giving us over the next seven years...

Nov 19th 2014, 11:31 AM 11,782 Views 55 Comments

…and how it’s going to be spent.

# phil-hogan - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

There was an almighty row over Phil Hogan and Irish Water in the Seanad today
# Seanadigans
# Seanadigans

There was an almighty row over Phil Hogan and Irish Water in the Seanad today

Nov 5th 2014, 3:30 PM 23,834 Views 112 Comments

The upper house was suspended three times this afternoon. Here’s what happened….

# phil-hogan - Monday 3 November, 2014

Alan Kelly: 'We are going to get this right, it's my job to get this right'
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Alan Kelly: 'We are going to get this right, it's my job to get this right'

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:55 PM 24,710 Views 312 Comments

The Minister for the Environment said that Irish Water legislation was rushed through the Dáil and it shouldn’t have happened.