Here is an article on the EU-US Free Trade Agreement and a video of a debate from the European Parliament in which I took part alongside other MEPs debating the agreement which can be...
The Irish government has made much of the fact that it now holds the EU Presidency, chairing meetings of the European Council. It has been proudly proclaiming success in negotiating a new...
EU-US Free Trade Agreement: Ra...1
EU Austerity Budget – Cu...2
Labour Face Annihilation3
Below is a statement I recently released on the massacre of refugees in the Ashraf Camp in Iraq. Following the dramatic attack by Iraqi forces on Camp Ashraf, Iraq, on 8 April, in which 34 people lost their lives and as many as 300 were wounded, the siege continues. Camp Ashraf is home to around 3,400 people, members and supporters of the Iranian opposition group the People’s...Read More
Below is an article I wrote recently for the politico.ie website. In light of the events of the last week, I think it worthwhile to re-post it here and welcome any comments readers may have. Thursday, 01 September 2011 14:02 The continued economic crisis gripping the eurozone has raised questions of the role of democracy in the European Union. In scrambling to avoid a break-up of...Read More