This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 11 °C Monday 6 April, 2020

#European army

# european-army - Friday 17 May, 2019

Question: Are you in favour of an EU Army?

No candidate was in favour of a European army.

# european-army - Friday 16 November, 2018

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says

“The idea of a European army is going way too far for the Netherlands.”

# european-army - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Europe must take our fate into our own hands': Angela Merkel calls for future creation of European army

The German Chancellor addressed MEPs in Strasbourg on her vision for the future of Europe.

# european-army - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Dáil votes for Ireland to join Pesco EU military defence pact

Dáil votes for Ireland to join Pesco EU military defence pact

The motion was passed by 75 votes to 42 and was supported by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.

'We're being asked to sell out our neutrality': Government accused of trying to rush EU defence deal vote

Some argue Pesco is the first step towards an EU army.

# european-army - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Taoiseach says Ireland will not be joining a European army

Leo Varadkar failed to rule out Ireland signing up to a joint defence pact with EU countries.

# european-army - Monday 21 November, 2016

Opinion: 'The Neutrality Bill would exclude Ireland from being an active supporter of perpetual war'

A clear and decisive majority of Irish people are in favour of enshrining neutrality in our Constitution, writes Roger Cole.