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# eu-membership - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Polish MEP on Irexit party: 'We should be asking for examples of what the benefits of leaving would be'

Danuta Hübner says that citizens must “not take all those lies and all those millions, like those that were promised before the UK referendum”.

# eu-membership - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Government 'concerned' about jump in number of visa applications from the UK

Last year, 10,000 visa applications were made, in comparison to just 1,800 in 2014.

# eu-membership - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Brexit? Irish business people are ramping up their campaign against it

The Institute of Directors in Ireland surveyed just under 400 of its members and found that 9 in 10 business directors and business leaders are concerned about a potential Brexit.

# eu-membership - Monday 9 November, 2015

Ireland has been 'bullied' in its dealings with the EU: Farage

The Ukip leader’s comments come as Taoiseach Enda Kenny talks up the risks of a Brexit.

Poll: Would you like to see a referendum on Ireland's EU membership? Your Say This post contains a poll

# eu-membership - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Charlie Flanagan really doesn't want the United Kingdom to leave the EU

“The Government’s fundamental position on this is unequivocal.”

# eu-membership - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Barroso: 'The European Commission is one of Ireland's best friends'

In a speech to be delivered tomorrow night in Cork, the European Commission President praises the “sacrifices” Irish families have made.

# eu-membership - Monday 9 December, 2013

Column: What happens to Ireland if the UK exits the EU?

While Ireland has no say over the outcome of the UK referendum, we should already be working on contingency plans in the case of its exit from the union – as we stand to be the worst affected, writes John O’Donnell.

# eu-membership - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Brian Hayes: 'Northern Ireland must make its voice heard on the UK’s EU membership'

The Minister of State in the Department of Finance said that it is in Ireland’s national interest that Britain should remain a full member of the European Union.

# eu-membership - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

EU referendum would be a "good idea" says would-be political party

The National Independent Party, launched today, will open its first constituency office later this week.

# eu-membership - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Column: Straight talk on Bosnia has been sadly lacking during Ireland’s EU presidency

Ireland can no longer afford, financially or morally, to go along with the EU’s current hopeless policy in Bosnia. Now is an opportune time for a fundamental rethink of how the EU should deal with the political situation there, writes Patrick Nulty.

# eu-membership - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland hold a referendum on EU membership? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland hold a referendum on EU membership?

Today British Prime Minister David Cameron said there would be a referendum on EU membership in the UK in 2017. Do you think we should have one too?

# eu-membership - Sunday 1 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…