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#EU Budget

# eu-budget - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Explainer: Will Ireland be a 'net contributor' to the EU's €750 billion recovery fund?
# EU Recovery Fund
# EU Recovery Fund

Explainer: Will Ireland be a 'net contributor' to the EU's €750 billion recovery fund?

Jul 21st 2020, 3:25 PM 24,287 Views 23 Comments

Member states will have to produce national recovery plans to access the funds.

# eu-budget - Friday 21 February, 2020

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement
# No Deal
# No Deal

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 7:52 PM 48,279 Views 123 Comments

Leo Varadkar had said that the budget proposal as it stood was “not something [Ireland] can accept”.

# eu-budget - Sunday 31 July, 2016

FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?

Jul 31st 2016, 10:00 PM 36,790 Views 140 Comments

Big numbers, big claims – FactCheck is here to find out what’s what.

# eu-budget - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures
# Leprechaun Economics
# Leprechaun Economics

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures

Jul 20th 2016, 2:35 PM 16,700 Views 83 Comments

The massive 26% hike in GDP was decried by one financial journalist as a “work of Irish fiction”.

# eu-budget - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

'A great day for Europe': MEPs approve EU's budget for the next seven years
# MFF
# MFF

'A great day for Europe': MEPs approve EU's budget for the next seven years

Nov 19th 2013, 12:37 PM 4,562 Views 50 Comments

The agreement brings to near conclusion a lengthy process of getting 28 member states to agree on its spending priorities for the coming years.

# eu-budget - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

EU Budget for 2014 agreed after marathon overnight talks
# Brussels
# Brussels

EU Budget for 2014 agreed after marathon overnight talks

Nov 12th 2013, 8:20 AM 3,418 Views 20 Comments

A 400 million fund to help countries hit by flooding and drought had been one of the main stumbling blocks in the negotiations.

# eu-budget - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Taoiseach to attend EU Council meeting with migration top of the agenda
# EU
# EU

Taoiseach to attend EU Council meeting with migration top of the agenda

Oct 24th 2013, 6:16 AM 3,186 Views 11 Comments

The issue of migration will be discussed by EU leaders following the recent drownings in the Mediterranean.

# eu-budget - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:05 AM 4,031 Views 25 Comments

The emergency finance is needed because revenue from import duties fell below EU forecasts.

# eu-budget - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

European Parliament approves epic €960 billion budget after months of squabbling
# Finally
# Finally

European Parliament approves epic €960 billion budget after months of squabbling

Jul 3rd 2013, 12:50 PM 4,245 Views 26 Comments

The EU budget cuts spending for the first time ever.

When Enda met Angela: Merkel to host Taoiseach in round table meeting
# Youth Unemployment
# Youth Unemployment

When Enda met Angela: Merkel to host Taoiseach in round table meeting

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:00 AM 4,082 Views 28 Comments

Youth unemployment is top of the agenda at a round table summit in the German capital today.

# eu-budget - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget
# MFF
# MFF

Deal reached on seven year, EU trillion-euro budget

Jun 27th 2013, 10:07 PM 7,122 Views 28 Comments

Enda Kenny welcomed an agreement and said it was an important day for “youth, the unemployed and the impoverished”.

# eu-budget - Friday 21 June, 2013

Gilmore praised for taking "political risks"
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

Gilmore praised for taking "political risks"

Jun 21st 2013, 6:50 PM 3,714 Views 30 Comments

Alain Lamassoure said that he will defend the EU budget agreement.

# eu-budget - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Money, Money, Must Be Funny In A Eurocrat's World
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Money, Money, Must Be Funny In A Eurocrat's World

May 18th 2013, 8:00 AM 38 Views 24 Comments

Bailed-out Ireland is to contribute an additional €90 million to the European Union to help plug a shortfall in its 2013 budget. Ludicrous? Yes – but it’s hardly a blip on the radar of incongruity that is the EU’s funny money parade, writes Aaron McKenna.

# eu-budget - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Ireland to contribute over €90 million extra to EU budget for 2013
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

Ireland to contribute over €90 million extra to EU budget for 2013

May 14th 2013, 7:29 PM 7,504 Views 42 Comments

The contribution is part of an overall contribution of €7.3 billion to cover a spending shortfall from 2012.

# eu-budget - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

EU budget: Following talks, leaders agree to hold more talks
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU budget: Following talks, leaders agree to hold more talks

May 7th 2013, 9:51 AM 2,650 Views 23 Comments

EU leaders agreed to hold further discussions on agreeing a budget for the next seven years as well as plugging a shortfall in this year’s finances following negotiations, chaired by Ireland, in Brussels.

# eu-budget - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Ireland likely to contribute additional €100 million due to EU budget shortfall
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

Ireland likely to contribute additional €100 million due to EU budget shortfall

Mar 28th 2013, 9:57 AM 7,640 Views 55 Comments

THE EU is looking for an additional €11.2 billion from its member states to cover unpaid claims from 2012.

# eu-budget - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

MEPs shoot down leaders' proposals for seven-year EU budget
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

MEPs shoot down leaders' proposals for seven-year EU budget

Mar 13th 2013, 12:44 PM 2,474 Views 2 Comments

The budget for 2014 to 2020 was comprehensively beaten in a vote by MEPs, whose president Martin Schulz welcomed the vote.

# eu-budget - Thursday 28 February, 2013

"You are a privileged generation" - Barroso to TCD audience
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

"You are a privileged generation" - Barroso to TCD audience

Feb 28th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,999 Views 52 Comments

José Manuel Barroso also said he was “confident” that the United Kingdom would choose to remain a part of the European Union after its upcoming referendum.

Barroso: 'We can see light at the end of the tunnel'
# Austerity
# Austerity

Barroso: 'We can see light at the end of the tunnel'

Feb 28th 2013, 4:20 PM 3,347 Views 62 Comments

The President of the European Parliament affirms, however, that MEPs will probably not pass the EU’s draft seven-year Budget.

# eu-budget - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency
# 50 First Days
# 50 First Days

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency

Feb 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,258 Views 62 Comments

It’s February 19 – and the 50th day of Ireland’s tenure at the helm of the Council of the European Union.

# eu-budget - Friday 8 February, 2013

Kenny: EU budget 'a good deal for Ireland and a good deal for Europe'
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

Kenny: EU budget 'a good deal for Ireland and a good deal for Europe'

Feb 8th 2013, 10:11 PM 6,795 Views 69 Comments

The Taoiseach has welcomed a deal limiting EU spending between 2014 and 2020 to €960 billion.

The Evening Fix... now with added musical history
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added musical history

Feb 8th 2013, 8:07 PM 6,019 Views 5 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

European Parliament leaders: We will veto hard-fought EU budget
# Non!
# Non!

European Parliament leaders: We will veto hard-fought EU budget

Feb 8th 2013, 4:33 PM 5,189 Views 21 Comments

The leaders of the four main groups say ‘non’ to the deal – making it virtually impossible for Ireland to steer it past MEPs.

Leaders strike a deal on EU budget until 2020
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

Leaders strike a deal on EU budget until 2020

Feb 8th 2013, 4:03 PM 3,019 Views 19 Comments

The deal comes in spite of what were seen as key differences between France and the UK over the EU’s fiscal future.

EU leaders battle over budget at tough summit
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU leaders battle over budget at tough summit

Feb 8th 2013, 7:36 AM 3,054 Views 13 Comments

Countries like Britain are insisting that the EU has to make the same drastic cuts that member nations are making in their own budgets.

# eu-budget - Thursday 7 February, 2013

'It might be a late night': EU leaders bunker down for budget talks
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

'It might be a late night': EU leaders bunker down for budget talks

Feb 7th 2013, 9:33 PM 5,502 Views 20 Comments

European Council president Herman van Rompuy hasn’t yet found common ground on a seven-year EU Budget.

What's on the table for the 2014-2020 EU budget?
# Facts And Figures
# Facts And Figures

What's on the table for the 2014-2020 EU budget?

Feb 7th 2013, 6:31 AM 4,460 Views 4 Comments

As EU leaders gather in Brussels for the first of a two-day summit, just what is at stake, and where is the money going to come from?

Oxfam Ireland fears EU budget cuts will leave millions in poverty
# Poverty
# Poverty

Oxfam Ireland fears EU budget cuts will leave millions in poverty

Feb 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,647 Views 1 Comment

The charity said that the €6.1 billion which is set to be cut could instead help lift 4.6 million people out of extreme poverty.

# eu-budget - Monday 4 February, 2013

Column: Eyes on Ireland to defend the EU aid budget
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Eyes on Ireland to defend the EU aid budget

Feb 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 8 Views 31 Comments

Bill Gates was right to highlight global poverty with Enda Kenny during his recent visit to Dublin – because Ireland is the country charged with brokering an agreement on overseas aid, writes Hans Zomer.

# eu-budget - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

Bill Gates to meet with Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President tomorrow

Jan 22nd 2013, 9:22 AM 11,015 Views 59 Comments

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is also reported to be meeting Bono on his visit to Ireland tomorrow.

# eu-budget - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

EU considering calling summit next month on seven-year budget
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU considering calling summit next month on seven-year budget

Jan 15th 2013, 6:22 PM 4,509 Views 9 Comments

Herman van Rompuy is canvassing member states to ask whether he should call another summit on the budget in February.

# eu-budget - Friday 23 November, 2012

EU budget summit 'ends without deal'
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU budget summit 'ends without deal'

Nov 23rd 2012, 4:03 PM 3,762 Views 13 Comments

The talks resumed today but officials from several delegations said no deal had been sealed for the bloc’s next long-term budget.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nov 23rd 2012, 8:44 AM 6,945 Views 5 Comments

Here’s the nine stories you need to know this morning.

EU budget talks head into second day but no deal yet
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU budget talks head into second day but no deal yet

Nov 23rd 2012, 7:44 AM 2,294 Views 21 Comments

Angela Merkel is doubtful as to whether a deal can be reached as the leaders of the 27 EU members meet again today.

# eu-budget - Thursday 22 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:42 AM 8,295 Views 17 Comments

Good morning. Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit

Nov 22nd 2012, 7:52 AM 2,417 Views 32 Comments

EU leaders are to spend the day and probably tomorrow discussing their budget for the next seven years.

# eu-budget - Friday 9 November, 2012

EU 2013 budget talks break down
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU 2013 budget talks break down

Nov 9th 2012, 7:03 PM 6,175 Views 20 Comments

The council of ministers were “unable to negotiate”, a spokesperson said.

Brian Hayes in Brussels to discuss EU budget
# EU
# EU

Brian Hayes in Brussels to discuss EU budget

Nov 9th 2012, 2:31 PM 3,158 Views 31 Comments

The Minister of State will meet with other EU finance ministers to discus the bloc’s budget for the coming year.

# eu-budget - Thursday 18 October, 2012

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control
# EU Summit
# EU Summit

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control

Oct 18th 2012, 11:50 AM 2,204 Views 33 Comments

While not originally on the agenda, there is speculation Spain may ask for a limited bailout in Brussels.

# eu-budget - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Farmers hold 'Day of Action' to secure EU agricultural funding
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Farmers hold 'Day of Action' to secure EU agricultural funding

Oct 9th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,113 Views 34 Comments

Over 10,000 farmers are expected at a demonstration against possible cuts to the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy.

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