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# free-trade - Monday 3 July, 2017

Ireland 'must give serious consideration' to leaving EU, says UK think tank

“It is simply sitting on the side lines and allowing the EU to negotiate for Ireland is essentially untenable,” the report says.

# free-trade - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP

This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.

# free-trade - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Left-wing campaigners are derailing a US free-trade deal for 'political reasons': Hayes

Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.

# free-trade - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year

Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.

# free-trade - Friday 11 April, 2014

Irish trade to Canada set for €1.2 billion boost

EU deal could be worth €26 billion overall.

# free-trade - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations

The chapter published today constrains proposals for major changes to intellectual property rights laws in the states involved.

# free-trade - Friday 18 October, 2013

Mixed reaction in Ireland to EU-Canada deal EU

Mixed reaction in Ireland to EU-Canada deal

The Jobs Minister says it is good news for exports, but farmers warn that a free-trade agreement between the EU and Canada might not necessarily be good news.

# free-trade - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

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

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

# free-trade - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

'Everything on table' in trade talks between EU and US

A top Washington negotiator says talks about a free trade area between the US and EU will be as broad as possible.

Tánaiste hails Obama commitment to free trade agreement

In his State of the Union address last night, Obama said the US will launch talks on an agreement with the EU.

# free-trade - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Column: Our ‘green’ ideals fizzle out in the face of everyday life

We may think we care about the environment – but our commitment stops as soon as we’re asked to pay, writes Dermot McNally.

# free-trade - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament Most Unparliamentary This post contains videos

Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament

It’s not the first time there have been such chaotic scenes in the South Korean parliament.