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Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report
# European Council
# European Council

Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report

Aug 26th 2012, 4:28 PM 5,228 Views 54 Comments

Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.

Poll: Do you think you understand the Fiscal Compact treaty?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think you understand the Fiscal Compact treaty?

Apr 23rd 2012, 10:04 AM 2,699 Views 24 Comments

A Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll finds that 32 per cent of people believe they have no understanding of the deal.

Do you know what the fiscal compact treaty is all about?
# Euref
# Euref

Do you know what the fiscal compact treaty is all about?

Apr 22nd 2012, 10:57 AM 5,330 Views 25 Comments

If the answer is no, you’re in the majority.

Column: Fiscal compact? Time to send Merkozy back to Economics 101
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fiscal compact? Time to send Merkozy back to Economics 101

Mar 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 27 Views 90 Comments

The EU fiscal treaty shows a level of economic illiteracy that would embarrass most college students, writes Ronan Lyons.

Voters plan to support fiscal treaty, polls show
# Referendum
# Referendum

Voters plan to support fiscal treaty, polls show

Mar 4th 2012, 9:40 AM 3,121 Views 106 Comments

A clear margin of voters say they will back the fiscal compact in the upcoming referendum.

Column: How will Ireland vote on the EU treaty?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How will Ireland vote on the EU treaty?

Feb 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 47 Views 133 Comments

As Ireland reacts to yesterday’s announcement of a referendum, politics lecturer Eoin O’Malley looks at the prospects of the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns.

Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader
# Resigned
# Resigned

Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader

Feb 29th 2012, 5:14 PM 8,859 Views 121 Comments

The former minister said to continue in his role as deputy leader and communications spokesperson while he did not support the fiscal compact treaty ratification “would be incompatible for me.”

European Commission insists referendum 'No' vote will not affect current bailout
# Referendum
# Referendum

European Commission insists referendum 'No' vote will not affect current bailout

Feb 29th 2012, 2:48 PM 1,991 Views 30 Comments

A spokesman for Jose Manuel Barroso affirms that being blocked from the ESM would not affect Ireland’s current bailout.

The Fiscal Compact Referendum: What are we voting on and why?
# Referendum
# Referendum

The Fiscal Compact Referendum: What are we voting on and why?

Feb 29th 2012, 6:45 AM 8,440 Views 45 Comments

Here’s TheJournal.ie’s guide to Ireland’s referendum on the new fiscal treaty.

Opposition parties welcome announcement of referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Opposition parties welcome announcement of referendum

Feb 28th 2012, 5:35 PM 2,442 Views 59 Comments

Fianna Fáil will campaign in favour of a ‘Yes’ vote but Sinn Féin will say ‘No’.

"In Ireland's national interest": FULL text of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's EU referendum speech
# Referendum
# Referendum

"In Ireland's national interest": FULL text of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's EU referendum speech

Feb 28th 2012, 3:30 PM 3,145 Views 54 Comments

Ireland will have a referendum on whether it should ratify the European Stability Treaty.

Government confirms referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty
# Referendum
# Referendum

Government confirms referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty

Feb 28th 2012, 3:15 PM 4,573 Views 94 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed in the Dáil today that there will be a referendum held to ratify the EU treaty.

AS IT HAPPENED: Announcement that Ireland WILL hold referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty
Live Feb 28th 2012, 3:02 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Announcement that Ireland WILL hold referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty

Business leaders back EU fiscal compact treaty - IBEC survey
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Business leaders back EU fiscal compact treaty - IBEC survey

Feb 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 901 Views 7 Comments

A survey by the employers group also found strong support for Ireland’s continued membership of the eurozone.

Taoiseach expects AG decision on EU referendum in 'two to three weeks'
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Taoiseach expects AG decision on EU referendum in 'two to three weeks'

Feb 26th 2012, 2:10 PM 2,263 Views 39 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil this week that he expects a decision on whether or not a referendum is needed shortly.

Green Party calls for EU referendum and will campaign for 'Yes' vote
# Greens
# Greens

Green Party calls for EU referendum and will campaign for 'Yes' vote

Feb 13th 2012, 6:53 PM 2,222 Views 63 Comments

Former government minister Eamonn Ryan also criticised the government’s action plan for jobs and called for a new green investment plan.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 9th 2012, 7:49 PM 6,505 Views 4 Comments

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Fianna Fáil likely to back 'Yes' vote in any EU referendum - Martin
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Fianna Fáil likely to back 'Yes' vote in any EU referendum - Martin

Feb 9th 2012, 6:35 PM 2,203 Views 57 Comments

The party leader said: “We have never voted against a European treaty and I don’t believe we will start with this one.”

Taoiseach: Bailout funds are not dependent on fiscal compact
# Fiscal Compact
# Fiscal Compact

Taoiseach: Bailout funds are not dependent on fiscal compact

Feb 5th 2012, 1:56 PM 2,587 Views 43 Comments

Enda Kenny says the EU-IMF bailout supersedes the new European deal, and that Ireland’s access to funding is safe.

Micheál Martin calls for clarification on EU treaty
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Micheál Martin calls for clarification on EU treaty

Feb 3rd 2012, 8:29 PM 2,257 Views 36 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has written to the Taoiseach seeking answers to six questions about the wording of the fiscal compact.

EU treaty is 'not a solution to euro crisis' - former Lenihan advisor
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

EU treaty is 'not a solution to euro crisis' - former Lenihan advisor

Feb 2nd 2012, 9:31 AM 1,836 Views 34 Comments

The former special advisor to Brian Lenihan will deliver his view on the EU fiscal compact treaty to the Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee today.

Independent TDs seek to force referendum on EU fiscal compact
# Referendum
# Referendum

Independent TDs seek to force referendum on EU fiscal compact

Feb 1st 2012, 3:31 PM 2,307 Views 60 Comments

The Dáil Technical Group hopes the President can help force a referendum on the EU treaty if the government is advised against holding one.

Labour sticks to Government line on EU treaty referendum
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Labour sticks to Government line on EU treaty referendum

Feb 1st 2012, 9:43 AM 1,288 Views 36 Comments

A spokesperson for the party said the Government was taking on board the advice of the Attorney General.

Kenny 'acted like an eejit' with Sarkozy, insists angry Adams
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Kenny 'acted like an eejit' with Sarkozy, insists angry Adams

Jan 31st 2012, 4:04 PM 11,348 Views 151 Comments

The first Dáil exchanges since the EU treaty was finalised are angry ones, as Kenny and Adams exchange particularly harsh words.

Final text of Fiscal Compact deal may allow Ireland to avoid referendum
# Fiscal Compact
# Fiscal Compact

Final text of Fiscal Compact deal may allow Ireland to avoid referendum

Jan 31st 2012, 12:36 PM 3,060 Views 59 Comments

The final text of the treaty agreed by 25 EU leaders last night says the debt brake will only ‘preferably’ be constitutional.

EU leaders strike final agreement on new treaty
# EU
# EU

EU leaders strike final agreement on new treaty

Jan 30th 2012, 9:45 PM 3,683 Views 51 Comments

Twenty-five countries including Ireland have agreed to introduce the ‘fiscal compact’, with only the UK and the Czech Republic remaining outside.

Kenny: Government has "nothing to fear" from an EU referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Kenny: Government has "nothing to fear" from an EU referendum

Jan 30th 2012, 12:55 PM 2,785 Views 111 Comments

The government has “no fear or concern” about the prospect of having to put the fiscal compact deal to vote.

Sinn Féin 'will consider legal challenge' to force EU referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Sinn Féin 'will consider legal challenge' to force EU referendum

Jan 29th 2012, 5:57 PM 3,558 Views 93 Comments

Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said the party would take the Government to court “if a credible legal challenge can be mounted”.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jan 28th 2012, 7:43 PM 5,514 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Occupied buildings, topless protests and the overriding importance of warm socks.

Seventy per cent want EU treaty referendum, new poll shows
# Referendum
# Referendum

Seventy per cent want EU treaty referendum, new poll shows

Jan 28th 2012, 5:38 PM 2,811 Views 45 Comments

But a slim majority said they would vote ‘Yes’ to the treaty, in research carried out by Red C and the Sunday Business Post.

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 4,029 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.

Noonan: Referendum won't be held just to 'test public opinion'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Noonan: Referendum won't be held just to 'test public opinion'

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:33 PM 2,178 Views 76 Comments

The Irish government won’t hold a referendum on the EU ‘fiscal compact’ deal unless the Constitution requires one.

Prime numbers: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Jan 21st 2012, 6:59 PM 2,915 Views 1 Comment

How ‘special’ can a special adviser be? How many As can a credit rating have? And just how expensive can pneumonia be?

Gilmore: Ireland isn’t deliberately trying to dodge EU referendum
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Gilmore: Ireland isn’t deliberately trying to dodge EU referendum

Jan 20th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,636 Views 61 Comments

The Tánaiste tells an Oireachtas committee that Ireland isn’t trying to negotiate its way out of a ballot on the EU treaty.

MEPs could reject proposed new EU treaty, warns De Rossa
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# EU Treaty

MEPs could reject proposed new EU treaty, warns De Rossa

Jan 18th 2012, 5:57 PM 1,881 Views 10 Comments

Soon-to-retire Labour MEP Proinsias de Rossa says the new EU deal could fail if it dilutes the power of the European Parliament.

UK to play observer role in fiscal union negotiations
# Euro
# Euro

UK to play observer role in fiscal union negotiations

Dec 16th 2011, 10:55 AM 751 Views 3 Comments

The UK is to “engage constructively” with other European countries over plans to create a greater fiscal union within the EU – despite its decision not to take part in the agreement itself.

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