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#EU2013

# eu2013 - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'
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Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'

Jul 2nd 2013, 11:38 AM 6,664 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach also acknowledged European tensions as the Irish presidency comes to an end.

Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today
# Loose Ends
# Loose Ends

Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:45 AM 3,797 Views 42 Comments

It will be Enda Kenny’s last job as part of Ireland’s presidency of the Council of Europe.

# eu2013 - Friday 28 June, 2013

Enda Kenny: Anglo Tapes are a thunderbolt
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Enda Kenny: Anglo Tapes are a thunderbolt

Jun 28th 2013, 1:37 PM 8,201 Views 91 Comments

They have also damaged Ireland’s reputation, according to the Taoiseach.

# eu2013 - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Ireland 'made EU diplomats sleep in tents' to force data protection deal
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Ireland 'made EU diplomats sleep in tents' to force data protection deal

Jun 6th 2013, 8:35 PM 19,144 Views 18 Comments

The EU’s justice commissioner says Ireland has been more committed than most to making diplomatic progress.

# eu2013 - Friday 12 April, 2013

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans
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Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans

Apr 12th 2013, 5:10 PM 11,977 Views 159 Comments

All 27 EU finance ministers have now given a green light to extending the maturity of Ireland’s bailout loans by seven years.

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin
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# Bailout

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin

Apr 12th 2013, 7:32 AM 3,144 Views 25 Comments

Ministers will discuss extending the repayment dates of Ireland’s loans, and the aftermath of the Cyprus bailout catastrophe.

# eu2013 - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Bankers to see their bonuses capped
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# Banking

Bankers to see their bonuses capped

Feb 28th 2013, 7:43 AM 4,208 Views 35 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan called the European decision a ‘hard won breakthrough’.

# eu2013 - Monday 25 February, 2013

Meeting of European finance chairmen to discuss life after the crisis
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Meeting of European finance chairmen to discuss life after the crisis

Feb 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,162 Views 8 Comments

Labour’s Ciarán Lynch will today chair a meeting of the chairs of the Finance Committees of each of the 27 EU states.

# eu2013 - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency
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# 50 First Days

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency

Feb 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,283 Views 62 Comments

It’s February 19 – and the 50th day of Ireland’s tenure at the helm of the Council of the European Union.

# eu2013 - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Here's how the commemorative stamp for Ireland's EU presidency looks
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Here's how the commemorative stamp for Ireland's EU presidency looks

Jan 17th 2013, 7:06 PM 9,280 Views 31 Comments

Old school.

# eu2013 - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

EU considering calling summit next month on seven-year budget
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# EU Budget

EU considering calling summit next month on seven-year budget

Jan 15th 2013, 6:22 PM 4,520 Views 9 Comments

Herman van Rompuy is canvassing member states to ask whether he should call another summit on the budget in February.

# eu2013 - Thursday 10 January, 2013

European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency
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European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency

Jan 10th 2013, 8:08 AM 2,532 Views 31 Comments

All 27 members of the European Commission are in town to meet members of the Irish government in Dublin Castle.

# eu2013 - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

In full: Herman van Rompuy's speech in Dublin today
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In full: Herman van Rompuy's speech in Dublin today

Jan 9th 2013, 4:06 PM 5,188 Views 47 Comments

The President of the European Council is in town to mark Ireland’s presidency of the Council of the EU. Here’s what he said.

# eu2013 - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Explainer: A crash course on Ireland's presidency of the EU
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Explainer: A crash course on Ireland's presidency of the EU

Jan 1st 2013, 4:09 PM 8,597 Views 19 Comments

Ireland’s six-month stint running the Council of the European Union starts today. So what’s involved?

Poll: Does Ireland's EU presidency matter to you?
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# Your Say

Poll: Does Ireland's EU presidency matter to you?

Jan 1st 2013, 10:13 AM 7,795 Views 122 Comments

Ireland formally begins its six-month stint leading the Council of the EU today. How do you feel about it?

# eu2013 - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Government defends cost of €244k EU presidency website
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# Eu Presidency

Government defends cost of €244k EU presidency website

Dec 18th 2012, 11:04 AM 10,560 Views 133 Comments

The website for Ireland’s six-month presidency of the Council of the European Union cost the taxpayer €244,741.71.

# eu2013 - Monday 17 December, 2012

Stability, jobs and growth: Ireland's EU Presidency motto
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# Eu Presidency

Stability, jobs and growth: Ireland's EU Presidency motto

Dec 17th 2012, 2:11 PM 4,600 Views 77 Comments

A deal on bank debt is one of the top priorities, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said today.

# eu2013 - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Ireland's EU presidency will cost less than in 2004 - Creighton
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# Presidency

Ireland's EU presidency will cost less than in 2004 - Creighton

Dec 1st 2012, 2:50 PM 5,560 Views 55 Comments

EU affairs minister Lucinda Creighton says Ireland’s next stint at the helm will cost far less than the last one.

# eu2013 - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Shatter to use presidency to lobby for CAB equivalents across EU
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Shatter to use presidency to lobby for CAB equivalents across EU

Nov 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,128 Views 26 Comments

Alan Shatter is hoping to use Ireland’s term leading the Council of the EU to encourage a pan-continental network of criminal asset bureaux.

# eu2013 - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Ireland to promote EU presidency with branded ties and scarves
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# Eu Presidency

Ireland to promote EU presidency with branded ties and scarves

Oct 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,828 Views 53 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs will offer branded ties and scarves as ‘promotional mementoes’ for the European Council presidency.

# eu2013 - Sunday 1 April, 2012

'No plans' to dispose of government jet - which last government said it would scrap
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'No plans' to dispose of government jet - which last government said it would scrap

Apr 1st 2012, 4:32 PM 8,461 Views 73 Comments

Alan Shatter says there are no plans to get rid of the Gulfstream jet – which Tony Killeen said was to be phased out.