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# eu-summit - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’

Updated Thu 8:21 PM 21,270 Views 39 Comments

Several EU officials insisted that there would be no ganging-up against Poland.

# eu-summit - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Brexit: Boris Johnson warns there is 'strong possibility' that trade deal will not be struck with EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit: Boris Johnson warns there is 'strong possibility' that trade deal will not be struck with EU

Updated Dec 10th 2020, 6:00 PM 23,601 Views 48 Comments
  • UK and EU to "come to a decision" on trade negotiations by Sunday
  • Micheál Martin says he doesn't expect a 'lengthy discussion' on Brexit at today's European Council meeting
  • Senior Downing Street source says it is “unclear” if differences can be bridged

# eu-summit - Sunday 19 July, 2020

'People are dying': EU leaders remain 'fundamentally divided' over €750 billion rescue deal
# Brussels
# Brussels

'People are dying': EU leaders remain 'fundamentally divided' over €750 billion rescue deal

Updated Jul 19th 2020, 7:15 PM 43,754 Views 72 Comments

Frugal states are resisting pleas to agree to a plan to help the countries hardest hit by the pandemic.

# eu-summit - Saturday 18 July, 2020

'A moment of truth': EU Summit to resume amid deadlock over €750 billion Covid rescue plan
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

'A moment of truth': EU Summit to resume amid deadlock over €750 billion Covid rescue plan

Jul 18th 2020, 7:51 AM 15,026 Views 23 Comments

The 27 leaders are scheduled to reconvene at 11am local time.

# eu-summit - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Varadkar hopes UK election produces 'decisive' outcome
# No Hung Parliament Please
# No Hung Parliament Please

Varadkar hopes UK election produces 'decisive' outcome

Dec 12th 2019, 4:42 PM 5,869 Views 9 Comments

The Taoiseach said he’d be staying up late to watch the results roll in.

# eu-summit - Friday 18 October, 2019

Did Varadkar worry that the EU would put pressure on him? 'It did cross my mind'
# The 27 Musketeers
# The 27 Musketeers

Did Varadkar worry that the EU would put pressure on him? 'It did cross my mind'

Oct 18th 2019, 4:21 PM 12,045 Views 23 Comments

In an attempt to comfort unionists, Varadkar said “the queen will still be the queen; the pound will still be the pound”.

# eu-summit - Thursday 17 October, 2019

The EU summit kicks off in Brussels today, here's everything that's happening
# Lot Going On
# Lot Going On

The EU summit kicks off in Brussels today, here's everything that's happening

Oct 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,176 Views 5 Comments

Turkey, budgets and enlargement… it’s not just about Brexit, you know.

# eu-summit - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

'Let's get serious': EU leaders to meet again amid deadlock in election of new Commission chief
# EU Commission
# EU Commission

'Let's get serious': EU leaders to meet again amid deadlock in election of new Commission chief

Jul 2nd 2019, 7:44 AM 6,601 Views 19 Comments

Talks ended without an agreement in Brussels yesterday.

# eu-summit - Monday 1 July, 2019

EU suspends negotiations until tomorrow as Europe's leaders fail to agree who should get top jobs
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

EU suspends negotiations until tomorrow as Europe's leaders fail to agree who should get top jobs

Jul 1st 2019, 11:37 AM 15,667 Views 45 Comments

Talks will resume tomorrow to decide who will get the EU’s top jobs.

# eu-summit - Monday 8 April, 2019

Varadkar to meet Michel Barnier in Dublin for Brexit talks ahead of EU summit
# Brextension
# Brextension

Varadkar to meet Michel Barnier in Dublin for Brexit talks ahead of EU summit

Apr 8th 2019, 7:47 AM 8,893 Views 31 Comments

Barnier arrives in Ireland ahead of this Wednesday’s European Council meeting.

# eu-summit - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Varadkar warns against 'rolling cliff edge' as leaders meet for crunch summit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar warns against 'rolling cliff edge' as leaders meet for crunch summit

Updated Mar 21st 2019, 12:55 PM 14,870 Views 46 Comments

Varadkar repeated his assertion that the EU needs to cut the UK some slack on an extension.

# eu-summit - Sunday 25 November, 2018

After EU endorses Brexit deal, Theresa May tells UK: 'This is all there is'
# Brexit Roundup
# Brexit Roundup

After EU endorses Brexit deal, Theresa May tells UK: 'This is all there is'

Updated Nov 25th 2018, 2:35 PM 28,958 Views 65 Comments

The biggest hurdle for the Brexit deal is the House of Commons vote – as it stands now, that doesn’t look likely to happen.

# eu-summit - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

A Brexit deal in November is less likely with every day that passes, says Taoiseach
# Hold Up
# Hold Up

A Brexit deal in November is less likely with every day that passes, says Taoiseach

Nov 7th 2018, 5:35 PM 7,896 Views 31 Comments

An EU summit is scheduled for the 13th and 14th of December.

# eu-summit - Friday 2 November, 2018

Brexit negotiators are 'very close' to resolving differences over Ireland’s border
# Down To The Wire
# Down To The Wire

Brexit negotiators are 'very close' to resolving differences over Ireland’s border

Nov 2nd 2018, 8:45 PM 15,252 Views 37 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has some movement is still needed from the UK side in order for a deal this month.

# eu-summit - Friday 23 March, 2018

Russian ambassador to Ireland says expulsion of diplomats would be 'unfriendly action'
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

Russian ambassador to Ireland says expulsion of diplomats would be 'unfriendly action'

Mar 23rd 2018, 3:40 PM 33,653 Views 305 Comments

The 28 EU leaders have offered British Prime Minister Theresa May their full support in blaming Russia for the attack.

# eu-summit - Friday 24 October, 2014

Ireland (and our cows) seem happy with a new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions
# EU Summit
# EU Summit

Ireland (and our cows) seem happy with a new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Oct 24th 2014, 11:05 AM 25,029 Views 98 Comments

EU leaders have agreed to cut emissions by 40 per cent on 1990 levels at a summit in Brussels overnight.

# eu-summit - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Taoiseach briefs Dáil ahead of EU Summit tomorrow
# Talks
# Talks

Taoiseach briefs Dáil ahead of EU Summit tomorrow

Dec 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 3,253 Views 15 Comments

Enda Kenny is in Belgium tomorrow to attend the first EU Summit since Ireland’s exit of the bailout.

# eu-summit - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Youth unemployment tops the agenda as EU leaders head to Brussels
# European Council
# European Council

Youth unemployment tops the agenda as EU leaders head to Brussels

Jun 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 1,848 Views 5 Comments

Enda Kenny and colleagues will also discuss signing off on individual budgetary recommendations for each member state.

# eu-summit - Friday 12 April, 2013

Garda protest outside EU finance ministers meeting in Dublin Castle
# Garda Protest
# Garda Protest

Garda protest outside EU finance ministers meeting in Dublin Castle

Apr 12th 2013, 8:20 AM 11,987 Views 171 Comments

Members of the Garda Representative Association are protesting outside the two-day summit of finance chiefs.

# eu-summit - Friday 23 November, 2012

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-summit - Friday 19 October, 2012

EU leaders agree on bank supervision
# Euro
# Euro

EU leaders agree on bank supervision

Oct 19th 2012, 9:28 AM 3,049 Views 39 Comments

They agreed at the EU summit to create a single supervisor for banks in countries that use the euro.

# eu-summit - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Slideshow: The EU summit in Brussels
# EU Summit
# EU Summit

Slideshow: The EU summit in Brussels

Oct 18th 2012, 7:36 PM 5,623 Views 32 Comments

Greater European Union control of national budgets, oh and what the heads of state will be dining on tonight.

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-summit - Friday 29 June, 2012

We Know How You Feel Photo of the Day
# OMG
# OMG

We Know How You Feel Photo of the Day

Jun 29th 2012, 1:01 PM 5,240 Views 19 Comments

This is Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker at summit of EU leaders in Brussels. Maybe he knows something we don’t…

# eu-summit - Monday 21 May, 2012

Explainer: What are Eurobonds and why do they matter?
# Eurobonds
# Eurobonds

Explainer: What are Eurobonds and why do they matter?

May 21st 2012, 10:10 PM 5,696 Views 26 Comments

Your quick guide to current proposals for a commmon euro-area bond.

# eu-summit - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

As it happened: Dáil discussion on the EU fiscal treaty referendum
Live Feb 29th 2012, 4:35 PM

As it happened: Dáil discussion on the EU fiscal treaty referendum

# eu-summit - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

AG to decide on need for referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

AG to decide on need for referendum

Jan 31st 2012, 8:07 AM 1,364 Views 29 Comments

Independent TD Richard Boyd Barrett has echoed other opposition parties’ calls for a referendum on the new EU fiscal compact.

Caption Competition: What's Nicolas Sarkozy doing to our Enda?
# Caption Comp
From The Daily Edge
# Caption Comp

Caption Competition: What's Nicolas Sarkozy doing to our Enda?

Jan 31st 2012, 7:42 AM 9,399 Views 121 Comments

A playful stroke or a bit of manhandling in Brussels?

# eu-summit - Monday 30 January, 2012

Welcome to Brussels, EU leaders! Everyone is on strike
# Belgium
# Belgium

Welcome to Brussels, EU leaders! Everyone is on strike

Jan 30th 2012, 10:21 AM 1,666 Views 13 Comments

The summit to sign off on the ‘fiscal compact’ deal has coincided with Belgium’s first general strike in almost 20 years.

# eu-summit - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Enda Kenny: New EU treaty is 'absolutely in Ireland's interest'
# Europe
# Europe

Enda Kenny: New EU treaty is 'absolutely in Ireland's interest'

Jan 24th 2012, 6:51 PM 4,004 Views 104 Comments

Speaking ahead of next week’s EU summit, the Taoiseach said Ireland had “nothing to fear” from the so-called fiscal compact.

# eu-summit - Friday 16 December, 2011

Ratings agency may downgrade Ireland - and 5 other eurozone countries
# Eurocrisis
# Eurocrisis

Ratings agency may downgrade Ireland - and 5 other eurozone countries

Dec 16th 2011, 6:07 PM 3,251 Views 37 Comments

Fitch ratings agency has this evening said it is considering downgrading Ireland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Slovenia and Cyprus by one or two notches.

# eu-summit - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

# eu-summit - Friday 9 December, 2011

Will Ireland need to hold a referendum over EU fiscal plan?
# EU
# EU

Will Ireland need to hold a referendum over EU fiscal plan?

Dec 9th 2011, 1:30 PM 2,992 Views 68 Comments

Minister for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton says there is a “50-50 chance” of the matter being put to the Irish people. TheJournal.ie investigates if we are facing a referendum.

# eu-summit - Thursday 8 December, 2011

# eu-summit - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

‘Merkozy’ urge common taxes ahead of EU summit
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

‘Merkozy’ urge common taxes ahead of EU summit

Dec 7th 2011, 6:50 PM 4,255 Views 118 Comments

In their submission to the European Council ahead of the EU leaders’ summit tomorrow, Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy outline proposals to harmonise corporation tax and impose a new financial transaction tax.

# eu-summit - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

EU Commission could be given powers to impose austerity - report
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

EU Commission could be given powers to impose austerity - report

Dec 6th 2011, 10:33 PM 2,440 Views 37 Comments

The president of the European Council has proposed a radical shake-up of the eurozone ahead of the upcoming summit.

Germany welcomes S&P moves to downgrade eurozone
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Germany welcomes S&P moves to downgrade eurozone

Dec 6th 2011, 3:23 PM 1,343 Views 3 Comments

Wolfgang Schauble says threats that the entire eurozone could be downgraded are an “incentive” for EU leaders to strike a deal.

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