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# european-union - Monday 27 June, 2022

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together
# How It Started
# How It Started

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together

Mon 8:30 PM 4,162 Views 0 Comments

Watch our webinar on how Ireland found itself at the heart of the EU 50 years ago – and how it’s working for us now.

# european-union - 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 59,897 Views 53 Comments

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

# european-union - 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?

Jun 22nd 2022, 8:30 PM 25,245 Views 8 Comments

How much do ‘EU’ know?

The Good Information Podcast: The EU and You - how can Irish citizens steer Europe's course?
# European Union
# European Union

The Good Information Podcast: The EU and You - how can Irish citizens steer Europe's course?

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:43 AM 2,595 Views 2 Comments

Where is the EU leading us on climate and common defence?

# european-union - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Warnings issued over possible EU energy rationing as concerns raised over backsliding to coal
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Warnings issued over possible EU energy rationing as concerns raised over backsliding to coal

Updated Jun 21st 2022, 5:13 PM 25,030 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness said that energy rationing could “be a reality”.

The Explainer: What's the future of EU defence - and how does Ireland play a role?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the future of EU defence - and how does Ireland play a role?

Jun 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 3,230 Views 5 Comments

On this week’s episode, former army officer Tom Clonan talks to Michelle Hennessy about how the European Union’s defence strategy is evolving.

# european-union - 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

Jun 20th 2022, 9:30 AM 4,282 Views 3 Comments

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

# european-union - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Taoiseach warns of ‘serious situation’ if UK scraps Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach warns of ‘serious situation’ if UK scraps Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated Jun 19th 2022, 11:20 AM 22,291 Views 17 Comments

It comes as the UK tables legislation that aims to override significant parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

# european-union - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Watch our LIVE event: The EU and You - how young Irish people can prosper as citizens of Europe
# The Journal Live
# The Journal Live

Watch our LIVE event: The EU and You - how young Irish people can prosper as citizens of Europe

Jun 15th 2022, 8:15 PM 5,460 Views 3 Comments

Our youth audience heard from MEPs and European expert on how they work – and challenged them on how EU should tackle issues such as climate change.

# european-union - 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 14,227 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.

# european-union - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit new NATO candidates Finland and Sweden today
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit new NATO candidates Finland and Sweden today

Jun 7th 2022, 10:11 AM 10,330 Views 49 Comments

Coveney will meet the the Foreign Affairs minister of Sweden and Finland while also meeting the Defence minister in Helsinki.

# european-union - 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 22,135 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 19,004 Views 42 Comments

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

# european-union - 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 10,094 Views 29 Comments

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

# european-union - 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 32,960 Views 66 Comments

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

FactCheck: Did the EU ban crown symbols from appearing on pint glasses in the UK?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did the EU ban crown symbols from appearing on pint glasses in the UK?

May 30th 2022, 4:40 PM 28,540 Views 0 Comments

The Mail on Sunday made the claim yesterday.

# european-union - Monday 9 May, 2022

Nearly nine in ten back Ireland's EU membership, but support for joint defence less certain
# EU-reka
# EU-reka

Nearly nine in ten back Ireland's EU membership, but support for joint defence less certain

May 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 17,959 Views 40 Comments

Support for EU membership is highest in Dublin and lowest in Connacht, but relatively high everywhere in the country.

# european-union - Sunday 8 May, 2022

EU member states continue to negotiate details of Russia oil embargo
# Brussels
# Brussels

EU member states continue to negotiate details of Russia oil embargo

May 8th 2022, 2:38 PM 12,129 Views 29 Comments

Several member states, most vocally Hungary, have demanded exemptions from the ban.

# european-union - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

EU leader outlines plan for Russian oil ban in new set of sanctions
# European Union
# European Union

EU leader outlines plan for Russian oil ban in new set of sanctions

May 4th 2022, 1:02 PM 33,210 Views 39 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said that the proposed embargo would likely impact Ireland the least among other EU countries.

Russian forces press Ukraine offensive as further evacuations from Mariupol to take place
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian forces press Ukraine offensive as further evacuations from Mariupol to take place

May 4th 2022, 7:12 AM 8,554 Views 4 Comments

Local authorities said 21 civilians were killed and another 28 wounded in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region yesterday.

# european-union - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Europe must 'turn off tap of money' going to Russia for oil and gas, Eamon Ryan says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Europe must 'turn off tap of money' going to Russia for oil and gas, Eamon Ryan says

Updated May 3rd 2022, 9:40 AM 27,522 Views 57 Comments

The European Commission is proposing a new package of sanctions to punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.

# european-union - Monday 2 May, 2022

Recession brought on by energy crisis would 'hit Ireland early and hardest', MEP warns
# Oil Embargo
# Oil Embargo

Recession brought on by energy crisis would 'hit Ireland early and hardest', MEP warns

May 2nd 2022, 6:50 PM 38,190 Views 21 Comments

EU ministers today discussed plans for a possible oil embargo to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine.

# european-union - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Former Finnish Prime Minister: Neutrality is a thing of the past - now is the time to take sides
# Alexander Stubb
# Alexander Stubb

Former Finnish Prime Minister: Neutrality is a thing of the past - now is the time to take sides

Apr 30th 2022, 7:00 AM 19,980 Views 48 Comments

Alexander Stubb is a former Prime Minister of Finland and has dedicated his political career to campaign for Finnish NATO membership.

# european-union - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Kyiv hit by Russian air strikes as UN Secretary General visits
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Kyiv hit by Russian air strikes as UN Secretary General visits

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 60,267 Views 46 Comments

Antonio Guterres urged Russia to cooperate with the International Criminal Court investigations into possible war crimes.

# european-union - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Lithuania cuts off Russian gas imports and urges EU to do the same
# Lithuania
# Lithuania

Lithuania cuts off Russian gas imports and urges EU to do the same

Apr 3rd 2022, 3:20 PM 33,469 Views 42 Comments

The measure took effect at the beginning of April, according to the country’s energy ministry.

# european-union - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

FactFind: Labhraíonn níos lú ná 2% Gaeilge go laethúil - comparáid idir sin agus mion-teanga Eorpach eile
# Mion-Teanga
# Mion-Teanga

FactFind: Labhraíonn níos lú ná 2% Gaeilge go laethúil - comparáid idir sin agus mion-teanga Eorpach eile

Mar 30th 2022, 8:00 PM 5,074 Views 4 Comments

In áiteanna eile san Aontas Eorpach, tá an mothú céanna ag Málta agus Lucsamburg agus atá ag Éirinn.

# european-union - Friday 18 March, 2022

Open Newsroom: Can the EU help to grow the Irish language?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: Can the EU help to grow the Irish language?

Mar 18th 2022, 10:00 AM 6,064 Views 30 Comments

Check out our energising Open Newsroom discussion on how linguistic diversity in the EU can be fostered.

# european-union - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

EU imposes sanctions on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich
# Russia
# Russia

EU imposes sanctions on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich

Mar 15th 2022, 6:35 PM 22,729 Views 16 Comments

Officials said the oligarch had “privileged access” to Vladimir Putin, and this connection “helped him maintain his considerable wealth”.

# european-union - Monday 14 March, 2022

EU to target Roman Abramovich in fourth package of sanctions against Russia
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

EU to target Roman Abramovich in fourth package of sanctions against Russia

Mar 14th 2022, 7:00 PM 22,587 Views 12 Comments

Those included on the list could see their assets in the EU seized and entry into the bloc refused.

# european-union - Saturday 12 March, 2022

One in four people think Ireland should have funded lethal military equipment for Ukraine
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

One in four people think Ireland should have funded lethal military equipment for Ukraine

Mar 12th 2022, 9:00 AM 12,807 Views 24 Comments

Almost 60% of people felt the Government was right to only contribute to the non-lethal military equipment fund.

# european-union - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

EU adds 160 Russian oligarchs to sanctions list, cuts three Belarus banks from SWIFT system
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU adds 160 Russian oligarchs to sanctions list, cuts three Belarus banks from SWIFT system

Mar 9th 2022, 2:28 PM 12,714 Views 6 Comments

The names are set to be unveiled shortly, when the sanctions are formally published in the EU’s official journal.

# european-union - Friday 4 March, 2022

Russian state-controlled news channel RT removed from Irish screens; Russia blocks Twitter and Facebook
# Banned
# Banned

Russian state-controlled news channel RT removed from Irish screens; Russia blocks Twitter and Facebook

Updated Mar 4th 2022, 8:50 PM 31,563 Views 67 Comments

The EU banned broadcasts of the channel on Wednesday as part of a package of sanctions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

# european-union - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Ukraine's Zelenskyy urges European Parliament to 'prove that you are with us'
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Ukraine's Zelenskyy urges European Parliament to 'prove that you are with us'

Updated Mar 1st 2022, 12:30 PM 39,247 Views 38 Comments

The President of the European Parliament welcomed Ukraine’s application to join the EU, saying “we will work towards that goal.”

Morning Memo: Western sanctions heap pressure on Russian banks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Morning Memo: Western sanctions heap pressure on Russian banks

Mar 1st 2022, 10:56 AM 16,287 Views 5 Comments

Russia’s currency has depreciated rapidly in the past few days of trade.

# european-union - Sunday 27 February, 2022

EU, US and UK pledge to remove ‘selected’ Russian banks from Swift system
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU, US and UK pledge to remove ‘selected’ Russian banks from Swift system

Feb 27th 2022, 7:10 AM 37,996 Views 43 Comments

The move came hours after Moscow ordered troops to advance in Ukraine ‘from all directions’.

# european-union - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law

Feb 16th 2022, 9:49 AM 11,316 Views 20 Comments

The governments of Hungary and Poland had argued that such action lacked a proper legal basis.

# european-union - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

EU sets out green label proposal for gas and nuclear power
# Energy
# Energy

EU sets out green label proposal for gas and nuclear power

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 12:24 PM 9,812 Views 36 Comments

At least five Irish MEPs said last month that they plan to oppose the contentious proposal.

# european-union - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Poland starts building metal wall to stop migrants crossing border from Belarus
# Belarus
# Belarus

Poland starts building metal wall to stop migrants crossing border from Belarus

Jan 27th 2022, 6:49 PM 38,972 Views 62 Comments

Critics and environmentalists say the wall will fail to stop migrants, but will harm one of Europe’s last pristine woodlands.

# european-union - Friday 7 January, 2022

France takes EU reins for next six months with push for more sovereignty
# EU
# EU

France takes EU reins for next six months with push for more sovereignty

Jan 7th 2022, 12:43 PM 13,157 Views 25 Comments

France wants to promote the introduction of an EU minimum wage and a carbon tax on imported products.

# european-union - Saturday 1 January, 2022

EU proposes 'green' label for nuclear power and natural gas
# European Union
# European Union

EU proposes 'green' label for nuclear power and natural gas

Updated Jan 1st 2022, 7:35 PM 32,253 Views 69 Comments

If a majority of member states back the proposal, it will become EU law, coming into effect from 2023.

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