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Significant work remains for EU’s climate goals as progress moves forward on key package
# Emissions
# Emissions

Significant work remains for EU’s climate goals as progress moves forward on key package

Updated Fri 5:49 PM 7,675 Views 8 Comments

MEPs were divided on whether a specific reform went far enough to be valuable.

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'
# Inflation
# Inflation

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'

Updated Fri 4:53 PM 28,125 Views 67 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe added that cost of living is causing a ‘very rapid fall in living standards’ for many.

# eu - Thursday 23 June, 2022

'A good day for Europe': Ukraine and Moldova officially granted EU candidate status
# EU Summit
# EU Summit

'A good day for Europe': Ukraine and Moldova officially granted EU candidate status

Updated Thu 10:45 PM 59,140 Views 53 Comments

EU leaders met to consider applications for EU candidacy from Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia.

European leaders are gathering to decide the fate of Ukraine's EU bid - here's what to expect
# Eu Candidacy
# Eu Candidacy

European leaders are gathering to decide the fate of Ukraine's EU bid - here's what to expect

Thu 12:05 AM 11,749 Views 10 Comments

The Journal will be reporting at the EU Council over the next two days to bring you the latest from the discussions.

# eu - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

QUIZ: How much do you know about the EU and European Parliament?
# EU Quiz
# EU Quiz

QUIZ: How much do you know about the EU and European Parliament?

Wed 8:30 PM 25,045 Views 7 Comments

How much do ‘EU’ know?

EU lays out plan to halve pesticide use and restore damaged ecosystems
# Environment
# Environment

EU lays out plan to halve pesticide use and restore damaged ecosystems

Wed 2:23 PM 5,151 Views 4 Comments

The Commission wants legally binding targets to halve the use of pesticides across the EU and restore 20 percent of its land and seas by 2030.

# eu - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Volodymyr Zelenskyy invites Micheál Martin to visit Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy invites Micheál Martin to visit Ukraine

Tue 10:58 PM 18,968 Views 25 Comments

European leaders are due to discuss the application to grant Ukraine EU candidacy status this week.

# eu - Monday 20 June, 2022

Open Newsroom Invitation: Ireland and The EU at 50 years
# Register
# Register

Open Newsroom Invitation: Ireland and The EU at 50 years

Mon 9:30 AM 4,268 Views 3 Comments

Join us at 1pm this Thursday to see how it started… and how it’s going.

# eu - Friday 17 June, 2022

Ukraine moves closer to EU membership as Boris Johnson makes surprise visit to Kyiv
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine moves closer to EU membership as Boris Johnson makes surprise visit to Kyiv

Updated Jun 17th 2022, 4:07 PM 46,605 Views 44 Comments

The European Commission recommended “candidate status” membership for Ukraine after the EU’s major leaders visited Kyiv.

# eu - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

EU says criminals have been trying to smuggle drugs and weapons into single market via the North
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

EU says criminals have been trying to smuggle drugs and weapons into single market via the North

Jun 15th 2022, 2:52 PM 14,187 Views 6 Comments

An official outlined details of attempts to smuggle drugs, weapons and high-end electrical products into the bloc.

# eu - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

MEPs signal discontent at proposal to label gas and nuclear as 'sustainable' energy sources
# Power
# Power

MEPs signal discontent at proposal to label gas and nuclear as 'sustainable' energy sources

Jun 14th 2022, 3:24 PM 7,111 Views 16 Comments

Two EU committees have formally objected to the contentious proposal from the European Commission.

EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox

Jun 14th 2022, 2:43 PM 6,860 Views 11 Comments

The jabs are authorised for use against smallpox, but officials say they will also work against the monkeypox virus too.

# eu - Monday 13 June, 2022

NI Protocol Bill: What is the British government proposing and how has the EU responded?
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

NI Protocol Bill: What is the British government proposing and how has the EU responded?

Jun 13th 2022, 7:10 PM 27,491 Views 43 Comments

The Bill was published this evening.

# eu - Saturday 11 June, 2022

Opinion: EU moves to tackle food insecurity cannot be at the expense of others
# Food Security
# Food Security

Opinion: EU moves to tackle food insecurity cannot be at the expense of others

Jun 11th 2022, 9:30 AM 8,515 Views 6 Comments

Ukraine conflict has exacerbated Covid disruptions and rising costs of energy and fertilisers – and not just in the EU.

# eu - Friday 10 June, 2022

Opinion: The four big challenges facing Ireland in its future with the EU
# European Union
# European Union

Opinion: The four big challenges facing Ireland in its future with the EU

Jun 10th 2022, 6:30 AM 14,165 Views 16 Comments

Alexander Conway looks at how Ireland can be involved in the criticial discussions which will shape the next 50 years of the EU.

# eu - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

EU Parliament rejects emissions trading reform over 'watering-down' by right-wing parties
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

EU Parliament rejects emissions trading reform over 'watering-down' by right-wing parties

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 8:05 PM 11,846 Views 6 Comments

MEPs also voted to back a European Commission proposal for a total ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2035.

# eu - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

EU agrees deal to make standard charger for all smartphones despite Apple objections
# Common Charger
# Common Charger

EU agrees deal to make standard charger for all smartphones despite Apple objections

Jun 7th 2022, 3:05 PM 25,769 Views 45 Comments

The requirement will come into effect from late 2024 for most devices but laptops will be given more time.

Poll: Do you vote in European elections?
# Voting
# Voting

Poll: Do you vote in European elections?

Jun 7th 2022, 10:00 AM 20,241 Views 36 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU and we want to hear from you.

# eu - Monday 6 June, 2022

Open thread: What are the best things Ireland has gotten out of being in the EU? And the worst?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open thread: What are the best things Ireland has gotten out of being in the EU? And the worst?

Jun 6th 2022, 7:00 PM 22,076 Views 68 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU and we want to hear from you.

Ireland + the EU: 50 years after Ireland voted to join, how is the relationship between the two?
# Special Relationship
# Special Relationship

Ireland + the EU: 50 years after Ireland voted to join, how is the relationship between the two?

Jun 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 18,996 Views 42 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU.

# eu - Friday 3 June, 2022

Taoiseach promises to push for Ukraine EU membership at June summit
# Europe
# Europe

Taoiseach promises to push for Ukraine EU membership at June summit

Jun 3rd 2022, 2:53 PM 10,093 Views 29 Comments

He said it is “very clear to me that the future of Ukraine is within the European Union”.

Senior British Conservative under fire for arguing UK should rejoin EU single market
# Tobias Ellwood
# Tobias Ellwood

Senior British Conservative under fire for arguing UK should rejoin EU single market

Jun 3rd 2022, 8:05 AM 32,065 Views 37 Comments

Tobias Ellwood claims there is an ‘appetite’ in Britain to make ‘course corrections’ to the current Brexit model.

# eu - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Croatia ready to adopt euro currency in 2023, says EU
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Croatia ready to adopt euro currency in 2023, says EU

Jun 1st 2022, 5:00 PM 11,895 Views 10 Comments

Croatia’s switch from the kuna to the euro will come less than a decade after the former Yugoslav republic joined the European Union.

# eu - Monday 30 May, 2022

EU agrees ban on more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports
# Brussels
# Brussels

EU agrees ban on more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports

Updated May 30th 2022, 11:06 PM 32,953 Views 66 Comments

The EU has already slapped five rounds of sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine.

# eu - Sunday 29 May, 2022

EU considers compromise to break deadlock on Russian oil embargo
# EU
# EU

EU considers compromise to break deadlock on Russian oil embargo

May 29th 2022, 6:00 PM 21,704 Views 6 Comments

The latest round of proposed sanctions has been blocked by Hungary, which has no access to seafaring oil cargo ships.

# eu - Sunday 22 May, 2022

EU delegation to Gaza cancels trip after chair denied entry to Israel
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

EU delegation to Gaza cancels trip after chair denied entry to Israel

Updated May 22nd 2022, 6:25 PM 29,448 Views 25 Comments

Ireland South MEP Grace O’Sullivan, who was one of the delegates, criticised the decision.

# eu - Friday 20 May, 2022

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP

Updated May 20th 2022, 9:20 PM 79,034 Views 66 Comments

In a strongly-worded intervention, Pelosi urged the UK and the EU to continue negotiations to uphold peace in Northern Ireland.

# eu - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar
# Brexit
# Brexit

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar

Updated May 19th 2022, 1:17 PM 67,974 Views 26 Comments

A no-deal Brexit would only affect a few Irish ‘farmers with turnips in the back of their trucks’, Truss allegedly said.

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity

May 19th 2022, 7:17 AM 5,511 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Guterres said he is “hopeful” a deal will be reached to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports.

# eu - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy
# Energy Shift
# Energy Shift

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy

May 18th 2022, 4:14 PM 20,945 Views 13 Comments

The investment initiative is meant to help the bloc start weaning itself off Russian fossil fuels this year.

Ryanair loses EU court challenge against Germany's €320m bailout of Thomas Cook-owned airline
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair loses EU court challenge against Germany's €320m bailout of Thomas Cook-owned airline

May 18th 2022, 12:39 PM 14,663 Views 2 Comments

Ryanair claimed that the Commission carried out an incomplete and insufficient examination of conditions for rescue aid.

British Government is 'all take and take some more' in NI Protocol debacle - Tánaiste

British Government is 'all take and take some more' in NI Protocol debacle - Tánaiste

May 18th 2022, 12:16 PM 19,626 Views 28 Comments

Varadkar said the UK’s threats to disapply parts of the Protocol are creating an “atmosphere of distrust”.

# eu - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

EU will 'respond with all measures at its disposal' if UK brings in law to change Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU will 'respond with all measures at its disposal' if UK brings in law to change Protocol

Updated May 17th 2022, 2:54 PM 47,593 Views 72 Comments
  • Liz Truss addressed the Commons this afternoon.
  • "This is not about scrapping the Protocol," she told MPs.
  • Truss said she would prefer to do a deal with the EU instead of passing legislation.

# eu - Monday 16 May, 2022

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs

May 16th 2022, 3:30 PM 9,394 Views 12 Comments

Ireland is still expected to be the second fastest growing economy in the eurozone, with GDP set to increase by 5.4%.

# eu - Friday 13 May, 2022

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid

Updated May 13th 2022, 5:59 PM 63,226 Views 24 Comments
  • Sergei Lavrov has accused the EU of transforming from a "constructive, economic platform" into an "aggressive, militant player"
  • Kyiv has admitted it is unlikely to become a Nato member - but has forged ahead with an application to join the EU
  • Russian forces have been accused of committing atrocities - including the killing of unarmed civilians, torture and rape
Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function

May 13th 2022, 10:15 AM 41,814 Views 63 Comments
  • The DUP leader is refusing to sit in Stormont until issues around the Northern Ireland Protocol are resolved.
  • Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill said the party are "disgracefully holding the public to ransom for their Brexit mess".
  • The UK Government has indicated that it is set to override parts of the post-Brexit agreement.

# eu - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Russia continues assault on east Ukraine as Finland moves towards joining Nato
# NATO
# NATO

Russia continues assault on east Ukraine as Finland moves towards joining Nato

Updated May 12th 2022, 10:42 PM 46,515 Views 34 Comments
  • Kyiv is preparing for its first war crimes trial of a captured Russian soldier.
  • Gazprom announced it would stop supplying gas via the Polish part of the Yamal-Europe pipeline.
  • Finland's president and prime minister have said they are in favour of applying for Nato membership.
Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’

Updated May 12th 2022, 6:23 PM 39,768 Views 49 Comments
  • European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic earlier said the UK plans to scrap swathes of the Protocol are "unacceptable".
  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed suggestions of any possible escalatory response from the EU as "crazy".
  • DUP MP Sammy Wilson said his party has adopted a wait-and-see approach over what the UK Government will do about the Protocol.

# eu - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

EU Commission plans to force web firms to combat child sex abuse images
# Brussels
# Brussels

EU Commission plans to force web firms to combat child sex abuse images

May 11th 2022, 1:15 PM 3,521 Views 4 Comments

The plan calls for a European centre to combat child sexual abuse, based in The Hague and working with police agency Europol.

# eu - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Taoiseach and Boris Johnson hold 'serious' talks over Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach and Boris Johnson hold 'serious' talks over Protocol

Updated May 10th 2022, 1:51 PM 63,086 Views 49 Comments

The protocol effectively creates checks on goods flowing from Britain to Northern Ireland to allow an open border.

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