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#free trade

# free-trade - Monday 3 July, 2017

Ireland 'must give serious consideration' to leaving EU, says UK think tank
# In This Together
# In This Together

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

Jul 3rd 2017, 7:19 AM 33,253 Views 201 Comments

“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
# Damnation
# Damnation

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

Jun 23rd 2015, 4:25 PM 12,139 Views 85 Comments

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
# Stars And Gripes
# Stars And Gripes

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

Jun 10th 2015, 2:47 PM 26,119 Views 151 Comments

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
# Where Is The Beef
# Where Is The Beef

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

Jan 14th 2015, 5:06 PM 11,226 Views 38 Comments

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
# Oh Canada
# Oh Canada

Irish trade to Canada set for €1.2 billion boost

Apr 11th 2014, 10:49 AM 9,760 Views 22 Comments

EU deal could be worth €26 billion overall.

# free-trade - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations

Nov 13th 2013, 7:14 PM 7,358 Views 31 Comments

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
# EU

Mixed reaction in Ireland to EU-Canada deal

Oct 18th 2013, 9:36 PM 12,343 Views 73 Comments

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
# 50 First Days
# 50 First Days

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

Feb 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,281 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.

# free-trade - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

'Everything on table' in trade talks between EU and US
# Free Trade
# Free Trade

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

Feb 13th 2013, 6:31 PM 11,498 Views 22 Comments

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
# Free Trade
# Free Trade

Tánaiste hails Obama commitment to free trade agreement

Feb 13th 2013, 4:53 PM 7,454 Views 19 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Dec 29th 2012, 8:42 AM 48 Views 17 Comments

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
# Most Unparliamentary

Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament

Nov 22nd 2011, 1:01 PM 1,435 Views 4 Comments

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