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#Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Saturday 20 August, 2016

TTIP is a major trade deal for the EU - but TDs aren't allowed take copies of its documents

The issue of the documentation was raised by MEP Luke Ming Flanagan in May, after he was not allowed make notes at a reading room set up in Brussels.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Monday 18 January, 2016

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Thursday 11 June, 2015

A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote

The vote on the deal was called off at the last minute after MEPs were put under tremendous pressure from their constituents.

We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business

Much of the focus about the trade deal has been on big business, but little attention has been paid to SMEs and how they would benefit from it.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for 'political reasons': Hayes

Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this?

Some of those ‘barriers’ could include labour rights, food safety rules, regulations on the use of toxic chemicals, digital privacy laws and even new banking safeguards.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Column: What you should know about hushed negotiations taking place between the EU and US

One of the largest free trade agreements to be negotiated in recent times is provoking serious concerns among civil groups.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Opinion: When the people lead, politicians are forced to follow – so let's make our voices heard

We need a solution for our water needs – but one that doesn’t include creative accounting, cronyism, and possible privatisation.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Monday 14 July, 2014

Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here

Kevin Thornton has warned that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could lead to the introduction of genetically-modified foods here. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said that GM foods are safe to eat.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations

The chapter published today constrains proposals for major changes to intellectual property rights laws in the states involved.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Column: The NSA spying scandal is coming at an awkward time for the US...

US spying worldwide threatens to undermine several US IT companies – like Google, Facebook, and Linkedin – as well as major US-led trade pacts, writes John O’Donnell.

# transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership - Monday 17 June, 2013

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland G8 This post contains videos

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland

Enda Kenny was speaking to the media following meetings with G8 leaders in Lough Erne today.

Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth G8

Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth

World leaders hope to make significant progress on discussions about such a deal at the summit in Lough Erne today and tomorrow.