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#eu army

# eu-army - Friday 24 May, 2019

The Explainer: What's the story with an EU army?
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# The Explainer

The Explainer: What's the story with an EU army?

May 24th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,340 Views 70 Comments

Could an EU army be founded soon? And if so what would that mean for Ireland?

# eu-army - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?
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# Case For The Defence

Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?

May 18th 2019, 10:01 PM 21,705 Views 78 Comments

Claims around the potential for an EU army have been prominent in the election debate

# eu-army - Friday 17 May, 2019

Question: Are you in favour of an EU Army?
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# European Elections 2019

Question: Are you in favour of an EU Army?

May 17th 2019, 8:50 AM 4,702 Views 1 Comment

No candidate was in favour of a European army.

# eu-army - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck...' - Dublin MEP candidates clash over potential for EU army
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# On The Defensive

'If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck...' - Dublin MEP candidates clash over potential for EU army

May 5th 2019, 1:57 PM 25,377 Views 89 Comments

RTÉ’s The Week in Politics saw five candidates debating the issue today.

# eu-army - Monday 12 November, 2018

Poll: Would you support the idea of a European army?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support the idea of a European army?

Nov 12th 2018, 9:58 AM 43,525 Views 145 Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron is pushing for the creation of a nine-country European force.

Luke Ming Flanagan: If we are heading for an EU army what does that mean for Irish neutrality?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Luke Ming Flanagan: If we are heading for an EU army what does that mean for Irish neutrality?

Nov 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,486 Views 130 Comments

As EU military and defence spending skyrockets, Ireland’s commitment to defence co-operation compromises its neutrality, writes Luke Ming Flanagan, MEP

# eu-army - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army
# Defence Pact
# Defence Pact

Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army

Nov 8th 2017, 6:32 PM 29,510 Views 123 Comments

Leo Varadkar failed to rule out Ireland signing up to a joint defence pact with EU countries.

# eu-army - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Is Europe forming an army? EU Ministers have approved a planning centre for military operations
# Defence Plan
# Defence Plan

Is Europe forming an army? EU Ministers have approved a planning centre for military operations

Nov 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 12,905 Views 51 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy says, “This is very clearly another step towards the creation of an EU army.”

# eu-army - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Poll: Should there be an EU army?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be an EU army?

Sep 17th 2016, 9:00 AM 23,948 Views 136 Comments

It became a topic of conversation this week across Europe.

# eu-army - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Is the EU actually heading towards having its own army?
# Bulking Up?
# Bulking Up?

Is the EU actually heading towards having its own army?

Jul 9th 2016, 10:00 PM 28,408 Views 116 Comments

This week the EU and Nato made their first ever joint declaration on security.

# eu-army - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland be involved in an EU army?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland be involved in an EU army?

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:43 AM 16,801 Views 200 Comments

Gerry Adams has said an EU army will eventually be created and that it would threaten Ireland’s neutrality if we were involved in its missions.

Adams accuses European leaders of trying to create 'EU army'
# Eu Army
# Eu Army

Adams accuses European leaders of trying to create 'EU army'

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:57 AM 6,204 Views 176 Comments

Adams questioned the future of Irish neutrality as the EU plans to increase spending on weapons.