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#CETA

# ceta - Last month November 2022

The Explainer: What’s Ceta, and will Ireland hold a referendum on it?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What’s Ceta, and will Ireland hold a referendum on it?

Nov 22nd 2022, 5:30 PM 5,014 Views 2 Comments

On this week’s episode of The Explainer, we’re joined by Trinity College Dublin’s David Kenny to examine the EU-Canada Trade Agreement, and how the Irish Supreme Court has thrown a potential spanner in the works of it.

Government must take time to examine CETA judgement, says Varadkar
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Government must take time to examine CETA judgement, says Varadkar

Nov 16th 2022, 6:27 PM 6,957 Views 9 Comments

The Tánaiste said that it wasn’t the result that the Government had expected.

Divisions emerging between Govt parties over amending legislation to ratify CETA
# CETA
# CETA

Divisions emerging between Govt parties over amending legislation to ratify CETA

Nov 15th 2022, 6:16 PM 9,046 Views 23 Comments

The Supreme Court ruled that ratifying CETA currently was unconstitutional.

Why the letters CETA now spell trouble for the Government
# Rock And A Hard Place
# Rock And A Hard Place

Why the letters CETA now spell trouble for the Government

Nov 11th 2022, 5:58 PM 21,390 Views 26 Comments

Today’s Supreme Court decision could bring Green unease to a head.

Opinion: Today's ruling vindicates Costello's decision to take Ceta to the Supreme Court
# CANADA TRADE DEAL
# CANADA TRADE DEAL

Opinion: Today's ruling vindicates Costello's decision to take Ceta to the Supreme Court

Nov 11th 2022, 4:12 PM 7,675 Views 5 Comments

Assistant Professor of Law David Kenny says today’s Supreme Court judgement on the trade deal shows how seriously the highest court took the case.

CETA: Supreme Court rules trade deal cannot be ratified by Oireachtas unless law is changed
# Referendum
# Referendum

CETA: Supreme Court rules trade deal cannot be ratified by Oireachtas unless law is changed

Updated Nov 11th 2022, 2:30 PM 39,096 Views 0 Comments

If the legislation is amended, a referendum on the matter could be avoided.

# ceta - Last year 2021

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

Sep 22nd 2021, 2:00 PM 17,500 Views 31 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal
# Sovereignty
# Sovereignty

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal

Sep 16th 2021, 11:22 AM 11,732 Views 7 Comments

Ms Justice Nuala Butler said the ratification of CETA was a political question and not a constitutional one.

Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal
# CETA Challenge
# CETA Challenge

Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal

Jun 17th 2021, 10:45 AM 26,887 Views 0 Comments

She is the second Oireachtas member to take a High Court action against CETA.

Trouble in the Suez: Stuck boat highlights globalisation stresses and the unseen labour of ship workers
# MV Ever Given
# MV Ever Given

Trouble in the Suez: Stuck boat highlights globalisation stresses and the unseen labour of ship workers

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 AM 32,461 Views 19 Comments

Experts say the Suez crisis highlights how little we understand about global trade.

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal
# Patrick Costello
# Patrick Costello

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:01 AM 18,811 Views 0 Comments

The trade deal has divided the Green Party with Costello and TD Neasa Hourigan signalling they will not back the deal.

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 6:55 PM 21,007 Views 15 Comments

The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal
# Trade
# Trade

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal

Feb 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,349 Views 23 Comments

The Social Democrats TD argues that there has been more time dedicated to the controversial Canadian-EU trade deal on the airwaves and social media than in the Dáil.

# ceta - All time

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:30 AM 38,904 Views 8 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the outspoken TD says she is staying in the party – for now at least.

Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal

Dec 16th 2020, 3:15 PM 11,389 Views 31 Comments

Party membership has been told that ratifying the controversial EU-Canada trade deal is “politically important” with Brexit looming.

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 23,061 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,879 Views 38 Comments

TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.

Seán Kelly on CETA: 'Scaremongering with inaccuracies and half-truths is irresponsible'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Seán Kelly on CETA: 'Scaremongering with inaccuracies and half-truths is irresponsible'

Sep 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,725 Views 39 Comments

Anti-CETA campaigners advocate an anti-trade position without presenting the facts, writes Seán Kelly MEP.

Varadkar's 'global footprint' plan aims to double Irish investment, trade and tourism by 2025
# Ambitious
# Ambitious

Varadkar's 'global footprint' plan aims to double Irish investment, trade and tourism by 2025

Aug 21st 2017, 4:05 PM 12,240 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau
# Trudeau Love
# Trudeau Love

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

Aug 20th 2017, 6:44 PM 55,487 Views 132 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

Socks, drums and GAA: Government goes 'Full Riverdance' for Trudeau visit
# The Full Mountie
# The Full Mountie

Socks, drums and GAA: Government goes 'Full Riverdance' for Trudeau visit

Jul 4th 2017, 4:59 PM 24,142 Views 55 Comments

Varadkar was keen to roll out the red carpet (and the themed legwear) for his VIP guest today.

Debate Room: In a post-Brexit world, Ireland needs the Canadian trade pact
# CETA
# CETA

Debate Room: In a post-Brexit world, Ireland needs the Canadian trade pact

Feb 13th 2017, 7:00 PM 225 Views 39 Comments

Toxic trade deal or necessary agreement? We debate the controversial Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada.

EU and Canada sign free-trade pact to the backdrop of red-paint protests
# CETA
# CETA

EU and Canada sign free-trade pact to the backdrop of red-paint protests

Oct 30th 2016, 6:50 PM 12,463 Views 50 Comments

Critics see Ceta as a Trojan horse for a larger and more controversial deal between the EU and the United States.

'Ceta has a corporate driven agenda': What Ireland could learn from the tiny region of Wallonia
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

'Ceta has a corporate driven agenda': What Ireland could learn from the tiny region of Wallonia

Oct 29th 2016, 6:00 PM 2,183 Views 85 Comments

“The Irish government is the chief cheerleader for this trade agenda,” writes Matt Carthy, who firmly believes it is doing Irish people a disservice.

EU and Canada to sign trade deal tomorrow as Belgian stand-off ends
# CETA
# CETA

EU and Canada to sign trade deal tomorrow as Belgian stand-off ends

Oct 29th 2016, 2:01 PM 9,593 Views 40 Comments

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said the talks with Wallonia “did not change a comma” in the deal.

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP
# CETA
# CETA

'Hullabaloo over EU's best trade deal in history makes no sense', says Irish MEP

Oct 26th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,234 Views 53 Comments

A French-speaking region of Belgium called Wallonia has voted against the trade agreement CETA – and because of this, the deal will most likely not go ahead.

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement
# Europe's Job
# Europe's Job

Canadian trade minister says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement

Oct 22nd 2016, 12:01 PM 10,325 Views 30 Comments

The Canadian trade deal CETA, which was meant to be signed by EU members next Thursday, is in jeopardy after Belgian region refused to agree.