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# Proinsias de Rossa

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Column: It's not too late to save the Social Welfare Bill
Tonight’s debate in the Dáil will slash eligibility for the one parent family payment to save a mere €7.6 million – but it’s not too late to stop this, writes Patrick Nulty TD.
MEPs could reject proposed new EU treaty, warns De Rossa
Soon-to-retire Labour MEP Proinsias de Rossa says the new EU deal could fail if it dilutes the power of the European Parliament.
German MEP 'felt sympathy' for O'Shea after reading email
German MEP Jens Geier also says it remains unclear as to whether the European Parliament can still seal Kevin Cardiff’s fate – due to confusions over voting procedures.
Gilmore: Kevin Cardiff 'remains the government nominee' for EU job
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore defends the nomination of Kevin Cardiff to the European Court of Auditors – and stands by his man.
Irish MEPs divided on Kevin Cardiff's rejection by EU committee
The Government will meet today to discuss the fallout from yesterday’s vote.
Unemployed construction workers to get €35m in EU aid
The money is aimed at re-training unemployed construction workers in Ireland so as that they can return to work.
Michael Lowry: Nobody will decide when I leave the Dáil
The Tipperary North TD says he has no intention of quitting – and wants to take Tribunal questions in the Dáil tomorrow.