# eu - Today’s News
Rain or shine (and it’s mostly rain) there are some things we know will always happen in Ireland.
# eu - Thursday 30 July, 2015
The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.
# eu - Tuesday 21 July, 2015
Politicians are due to vote on a second batch of reforms tomorrow in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ authority.
# eu - Saturday 18 July, 2015
Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.
“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”
# eu - Thursday 16 July, 2015
The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.
# eu - Tuesday 7 July, 2015
Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.
# eu - Monday 6 July, 2015
Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.
It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.
# eu - Friday 3 July, 2015
The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.
# eu - Thursday 2 July, 2015
A new EU logo will be shown on all legally-operating pharmacies and retailers.
*Proportionally, that is.
# eu - Wednesday 1 July, 2015
Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.
# eu - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.
Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.
And we won’t have to worry about extra charges in two years’ time.
# eu - Monday 29 June, 2015
Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.
# eu - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# eu - Tuesday 23 June, 2015
The operation aims to ‘dismantle the business model’ of human traffickers.
# eu - Monday 22 June, 2015
Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.
# eu - Friday 19 June, 2015
The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.
# eu - Wednesday 17 June, 2015
We’re looking at you, Bermuda.
# eu - Sunday 14 June, 2015
With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.
# eu - Saturday 13 June, 2015
It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.
# eu - Thursday 11 June, 2015
The vote on the deal was called off at the last minute after MEPs were put under tremendous pressure from their constituents.
Amazon have become the latest tech giant to be targeted by crusading EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.
Much of the focus about the trade deal has been on big business, but little attention has been paid to SMEs and how they would benefit from it.
# eu - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.
Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.
# eu - Monday 8 June, 2015
A Galway-based company has been awarded a multi-million euro grant to test the treatment.
# eu - Sunday 7 June, 2015
Some of those ‘barriers’ could include labour rights, food safety rules, regulations on the use of toxic chemicals, digital privacy laws and even new banking safeguards.
# eu - Tuesday 2 June, 2015
There has been “serious progress” in talks.
# eu - Monday 1 June, 2015
The flood of migrants trying to cross the sea has reached new crisis levels since Friday.
# eu - Saturday 30 May, 2015
A new poll, reproduction and a killing in Belfast had people talking today.
A new Red C poll shows that Ireland is very happy to remain a part of Europe.
# eu - Friday 29 May, 2015
If Britain does opt for an ‘out’ in its referendum – the result will obviously have implications for Ireland.
# eu - Thursday 28 May, 2015
If it’s Thursday, it must be Paris…
# eu - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
There were important things to announce (like that EU referendum) – but all the bizarre trappings of the ceremony were on show too..
# eu - Tuesday 26 May, 2015
Pressure from Germany and France could see the European Commission reveal an initial plan on the matter next month.
# eu - Monday 25 May, 2015
A combination of a bacteria affecting trees and dry, warm weather has affected the harvest.