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# talks - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Taoiseach supports Juncker saying he is a strong candidate for presidency

Enda Kenny denied reports that he is tipped as a backup for EC chief role saying Juncker is the EPP’s formal candidate.

IMPACT accepts Aer Lingus invitation to talks but says it's probably too late

Strike action by cabin crew is due to take place this Friday.

# talks - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections

The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.

# talks - Thursday 10 April, 2014

On this day in 1998 the Good Friday Agreement was signed

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the signing of the historic Good Friday Agreement, the most important step towards achieving peace in Northern Ireland.

# talks - Monday 10 March, 2014

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to meet Prime Minister David Cameron in the UK

While in the UK, Kenny will also attend the Champ St Patrick’s Day Reception in Westminster.

# talks - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.

# talks - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Work stoppages to take place at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports

The union said this was due to the “refusal” of the companies to engage in meaningful talks over a pension dispute.

# talks - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Nuclear talks back on in Vienna --- but little optimism a deal can be agreed

Iran and six world powers are hoping to reach a final deal on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

# talks - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Both sides in Syrian dispute told: 'Spend some time apart'

Talks in Geneva have ended with no agreement and no date for a third round of negotiations set.

# talks - Monday 10 February, 2014

Those guilty of torture in Ukraine must be held to account, says Gilmore

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is to meet with foreign ministers in Brussels today to discuss unrest in Ukraine, Syria and the Central African Republic.

# talks - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as we begin another stormy day…

# talks - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed Pay

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed

AIB declined to comment if they held discussions with government about changing compensation policy for top bankers.

# talks - Monday 27 January, 2014

Dictatorship to democracy: Syrian opposition wants Assad to leave power

Opposition forces wants a transitional government to be formed, but Assad’s regime says his role in not up for debate.

# talks - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet

Syrian officials branded the opposition as traitors and insisted Assad will not give up power.

# talks - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talks

The brutal conflict has killed 130,000 people and made millions homeless since 2011. Talks are set to get under way next Wednesday.

# talks - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Martin McGuinness urges Enda Kenny and David Cameron to endorse Haass proposals

Sinn Féin approved the Haass recommendations yesterday.

# talks - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

TDs head to Iran to discuss trade, human rights and the nuclear programme

A delegation from the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee are departing for Tehran later this week.

# talks - Friday 3 January, 2014

South Sudan peace talks open as battles rage

The violence has forced around 200,000 people to flee their homes, while 57,000 are seeking refuge with UN peacekeepers.

# talks - Thursday 2 January, 2014

"This is a compromise" - Adams urges parties to accept Haass agreement

The Sinn Féin leader has called on all parties to “grasp the opportunity” and reach a deal on contentious issues.

# talks - Monday 30 December, 2013

Negotiations to resume as Northern Ireland talks near deadline

The talks are on new arrangements for holding parades, flying flags and dealing with the legacy of past violence in the North.

# talks - Sunday 29 December, 2013

White House says Northern Ireland talks are at 'critical juncture'

Intensive talks will begin again at 6am tomorrow with a deadline set for 12 noon.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your Sunday.

# talks - Saturday 28 December, 2013

NI talks with US diplomat Haass to resume today

Richard Haass is returning to Northern Ireland after he left Belfast on Christmas Eve as no agreement could be met.

# talks - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential

After eight hours of discussions, the all-party talks on some of Northern Ireland’s most sensitive issues broke down.

# talks - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Taoiseach briefs Dáil ahead of EU Summit tomorrow

Enda Kenny is in Belgium tomorrow to attend the first EU Summit since Ireland’s exit of the bailout.

# talks - Saturday 30 November, 2013

ESB unions in public spat with management over 'protective notice'

Notice of industrial action was served on management yesterday, and customers have been told to expect power outages.

# talks - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Unite: ‘Insufficient progress made to defer notice of industrial action on ESB’

The group of unions representing ESB workers said they would be proceeding with serving strike action notice tomorrow at 2pm.

# talks - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher

After almost a decade of stalemate, three rounds of negotiations since September led to a pre-dawn interim deal in Geneva.

# talks - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Top world diplomats in 'homestretch' for Iran nuclear deal

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva for the talks today.

# talks - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Iran hits back at US over nuclear talks failure

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that Iran had baulked at a proposed deal just as world powers were set to sign up to it.

# talks - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Iran nuclear talks hit a snag

France has questioned whether proposed moves go far enough

Iran nuclear talks continue for a third day

Secretary of State John Kerry said there are still “important gaps” that must be overcome.

# talks - Friday 8 November, 2013

LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned

The talks commenced this week after plans to close the cabin crew base at Shannon Airport were announced.

Israel "utterly rejects" Iran deal aimed at ending nuclear tensions

Talks involving the US, China and Russia aimed at easing tensions over Iran’s controversial nuclear programme have been taking place in Geneva.

# talks - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Buongiorno Enrico! Taoiseach meets with Italian prime minister today

Enrico Letta will meet with Enda Kenny at Government Buildings in Dublin later.

# talks - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the shooting in Dublin, the final budget talks and the appeal for a little girl’s wheelchair to be returned…

# talks - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night

They will resume the talks on doctors’ hours tomorrow. There is no official news as yet of a breakthrough in talks.

# talks - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Unions unhappy with proposed pension cuts for Aer Lingus and DAA workers

Last night, unions heard proposals that could see pensions cut by 15 per cent.

# talks - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown

The negotiations had been due to begin in Brussels next week.

# talks - Sunday 22 September, 2013

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'

The IMO say they welcome the “belated engagement” of the HSE on the issue of junior doctors’ working hours.