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# european-peoples-party - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians
# Joint Letter
# Joint Letter

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians

Jun 13th 2020, 2:21 PM 14,532 Views 53 Comments

The five MEPs co-signed a letter to Josep Borrell ahead of a debate in the EU parliament next week.

# european-peoples-party - Saturday 23 March, 2019

If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney
# Brexit
# Brexit

If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney

Mar 23rd 2019, 7:11 PM 9,690 Views 9 Comments

The man tipped to be the next EC president says the UK is ‘infecting’ Europe’s decision-making process..

# european-peoples-party - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?

Jul 8th 2015, 9:00 PM 1,496 Views 111 Comments

The party’s uncritical acceptance of 14 Hungarian MEPs that represent Viktor Orban’s far right Fidesz would make you question its priorities in the EU, writes Lynn Boylan.

# european-peoples-party - Friday 19 September, 2014

Enda's 'Personal intervention' led to Lucinda quitting Euro job
# Gone
# Gone

Enda's 'Personal intervention' led to Lucinda quitting Euro job

Sep 19th 2014, 1:13 PM 19,323 Views 57 Comments

The former Europe Minister has resigned as EPP Vice President. It’s claimed the Taoiseach asked party bosses to remove her from the role earlier this summer.

# european-peoples-party - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe
# Brian Hayes
# Brian Hayes

Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe

Jun 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 93 Views 186 Comments

The former prime minister of Luxembourg is part of a developing crisis that threatens to be one of the greatest faced by the European Union.

# european-peoples-party - Monday 26 May, 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable
# Elections 2014
# Elections 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable

May 26th 2014, 3:30 PM 10,964 Views 82 Comments

But she is happy today with her own party wins.

# european-peoples-party - Friday 7 March, 2014

Merkel: Ireland ‘has gone through difficult times, but has braved those times’
# EPP Congress
# EPP Congress

Merkel: Ireland ‘has gone through difficult times, but has braved those times’

Mar 7th 2014, 10:45 PM 23,722 Views 154 Comments

Meanwhile, delegates at the European People’s Party congress have selected former Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker as their nominee for the European Commission presidency.

The 7 meanest things people said about Bono's speech in Dublin
# EPP
From The Daily Edge
# EPP

The 7 meanest things people said about Bono's speech in Dublin

Mar 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 4,318 Views 2 Comments

Way harsh, Ireland.

Bono: 'The Irish people bailed the Irish people out'
# EPP Congress
# EPP Congress

Bono: 'The Irish people bailed the Irish people out'

Mar 7th 2014, 1:26 PM 33,598 Views 249 Comments

The U2 frontman has been addressing delegates at the European People’s Party congress in Dublin.

# european-peoples-party - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Pics: Gardaí injured in clashes with protesters at European People’s Party congress
# Austerity
# Austerity

Pics: Gardaí injured in clashes with protesters at European People’s Party congress

Mar 6th 2014, 9:47 PM 36,384 Views 284 Comments

Three men were arrested as groups of anti-austerity protesters demonstrated outside the Convention Centre in Dublin today.

Political heavyweights? Kenny Egan met Vitali Klitschko in Dublin today (PIC)
# EPP Congress
# EPP Congress

Political heavyweights? Kenny Egan met Vitali Klitschko in Dublin today (PIC)

Mar 6th 2014, 8:04 PM 21,248 Views 60 Comments

It had to happen…

Vitali Klitschko: 'I know better than anyone, no fight, no win'
# EPP Congress
# EPP Congress

Vitali Klitschko: 'I know better than anyone, no fight, no win'

Mar 6th 2014, 7:35 PM 19,005 Views 137 Comments

Yulia Tymoshenko and Klitschko have addressed the EPP Congress in Dublin where the situation in Ukraine has dominated.

Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today
# European People's Party
# European People's Party

Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today

Mar 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,425 Views 89 Comments

The two-day European People’s Party congress gets under way at the Convention Centre in Dublin later today.

# european-peoples-party - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Mitchell cites technicality as he is only Irish MEP to abstain from EU anti-homophobia vote
# On The Fence
# On The Fence

Mitchell cites technicality as he is only Irish MEP to abstain from EU anti-homophobia vote

Feb 6th 2014, 6:30 AM 13,826 Views 56 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP and former presidential candidate was the only Irish MEP not to vote in favour of the final resolution but insisted he supports the resolution.

# european-peoples-party - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Taoiseach: I fully expect to lead Fine Gael into the next election
# Enda's Choice
# Enda's Choice

Taoiseach: I fully expect to lead Fine Gael into the next election

Dec 19th 2013, 12:30 PM 5,652 Views 78 Comments

Enda Kenny is “flattered” by being linked to two top European jobs that become available next year, but has insisted he intends to lead his party into the next general election.

# european-peoples-party - Sunday 17 November, 2013

'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it
# Enda's Choice
# Enda's Choice

'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it

Nov 17th 2013, 8:45 AM 11,831 Views 91 Comments

European Council president Herman van Rompuy is said to have approached one Irish MEP, asking them to find out if Kenny is interested in taking one of two top EU jobs that become available next year.

# european-peoples-party - Sunday 3 November, 2013

There's something about Enda: Taoiseach 'being seriously talked about' for EU job
# Enda's Choice
# Enda's Choice

There's something about Enda: Taoiseach 'being seriously talked about' for EU job

Nov 3rd 2013, 4:06 PM 24,144 Views 203 Comments

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has confirmed that his party leader is being talked about in Brussels as a possible European Commission or European Council president.

# european-peoples-party - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Lucinda Creighton to come face-to-face with Enda Kenny in Brussels today
# Awkward
# Awkward

Lucinda Creighton to come face-to-face with Enda Kenny in Brussels today

Oct 24th 2013, 8:47 AM 7,604 Views 26 Comments

It is likely to be the pair’s first meeting since the former junior minister was expelled from the Fine Gael parliamentary party in July.

# european-peoples-party - Sunday 16 June, 2013

The next head of the European Commission will probably be chosen in Dublin
# European Union
# European Union

The next head of the European Commission will probably be chosen in Dublin

Jun 16th 2013, 2:34 PM 5,229 Views 17 Comments

The European People’s Party, the biggest group in the European Parliament, is choosing its candidate in Dublin.

# european-peoples-party - Sunday 21 October, 2012

'Ireland is a special case': Kenny and Merkel commit to improving bailout
# Bank Debts
# Bank Debts

'Ireland is a special case': Kenny and Merkel commit to improving bailout

Oct 21st 2012, 7:51 PM 27,327 Views 158 Comments

Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel issue a joint statement describing Ireland as “a special case” financially.

# european-peoples-party - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Merkel blasts ‘fake solutions’ as EU leaders head to Brussels
# Crunchzeit
# Crunchzeit

Merkel blasts ‘fake solutions’ as EU leaders head to Brussels

Jun 28th 2012, 10:26 AM 2,787 Views 34 Comments

The German chancellor says short-term measures to stop Spain and Italy from going under won’t cut it.

# european-peoples-party - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

MEPs approve Kevin Cardiff's nomination to Court of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

MEPs approve Kevin Cardiff's nomination to Court of Auditors

Dec 13th 2011, 11:27 AM 1,622 Views 26 Comments

The European Parliament has this morning approved the nomination of Kevin Cardiff to the European Court of Auditors.

MEPs set to vote on Cardiff's nomination for Court of Auditors job
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

MEPs set to vote on Cardiff's nomination for Court of Auditors job

Dec 13th 2011, 7:53 AM 761 Views 18 Comments

The European Parliament’s plenary session will vote in Strasbourg this morning, and is expected to back Cardiff’s candidacy.

# european-peoples-party - Monday 12 December, 2011

Largest MEP grouping confirms backing for Kevin Cardiff nomination
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

Largest MEP grouping confirms backing for Kevin Cardiff nomination

Dec 12th 2011, 4:25 PM 2,070 Views 33 Comments

The European People’s Party, the largest group of MEPs, will vote in favour of Cardiff’s nomination to the European Court of Auditors.

# european-peoples-party - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Kenny and Sarkozy underline differences ahead of crunch EU summit
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Kenny and Sarkozy underline differences ahead of crunch EU summit

Dec 8th 2011, 5:21 PM 2,713 Views 37 Comments

Speaking at an EPP congress in Marseille, Kenny wants Europe to use the treaty it has – and Sarkozy demands a new one.

EU leaders head to Brussels for make-or-break euro summit
# Le Crunch
# Le Crunch

EU leaders head to Brussels for make-or-break euro summit

Dec 8th 2011, 7:54 AM 1,234 Views 30 Comments

Over a dozen heads of state – including Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel – will meet in Marseille before the crisis summit.

# european-peoples-party - Monday 31 January, 2011

When Enda met Jose: the Hollywood version
# Mission Impossible?
From The Daily Edge
# Mission Impossible?

When Enda met Jose: the Hollywood version

Jan 31st 2011, 11:24 AM 1,198 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael’s official video of Kenny and Noonan’s meeting with Jose Manuel Barroso takes on a Mission: Impossible feel.