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
After boldly announcing victory in June on a ‘deal’ on the private bank debt that was foisted onto the shoulders of Irish workers, the government is now being forced to backtrack and the ‘victory’ is looking hollow. The government is now considering the option of issuing a long-term bond to refinance the bailout of Anglo. This is not good news for those...Read More
Today the International Trade Committee voted in favour of consenting to an Additional Protocol to Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the EU and Israel. This will now be voted at in a plenary session of parliament. If it is passed it would represent an upgrading of trade relations between the EU and Israel. This would be a disgrace given the continued...Read More