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...
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ACTA , the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement , has been defeated in the European Parliament today by 478 votes to 39. This represents a major victory for millions of people across Europe who have campaigned against this agreement which amounts to a big attack on internet freedoms and civil liberties in the interets of major entertainment corporations. The European Commission, its...Read More
In a debate in the European Parliament yesterday, the outcome of last week’s E.U. summit was discussed. Both Presidents Barosso and Van Rompuy gave speeches, far from giving more detail or new information on what has been termed a historic deal for Ireland, very little new light was shed on this bank debt ‘deal’. In fact, the only mention of Ireland in either of...Read More