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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# eu presidency

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# Back to Work
"Silly season is over": Enda and Eamon get back to work
The Taoiseach and Tánaiste said it is time now for the Government to get down to “real work”.
# European Council
Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report
Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.
# EU Cannot be serious?
The EU Presidency - brought to you by...?
The Irish Government are hoping for some corporate sponsorship to help keep the costs of hosting the EU Presidency in 2013 down. This could prove entertaining…
# Debut
After 16 months in office Taoiseach to address Seanad for the first time
Enda Kenny has not got around to addressing the upper house in the 16 months since he took office. That all changes on Wednesday.
# Zut alors!
Creighton takes French lessons ahead of Ireland's stint at EU presidency
The junior minister for EU Affairs is preparing for next year’s presidency of the Council of the EU by learning a fourth language.
# Motoring
New car efficiency standards ‘would save drivers €800 a year’
Tougher laws to cut emissions would lead to dramatic savings in the cost of motoring, it’s been claimed.
# EU
Poland to take over EU presidency
Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, EU enlargement and the EU budget are all on the menu during its presidency.