Archive for : October, 2013

Update from October General Affairs Council

29th October, 2013

Just back from my October General Affairs Council (GAC) meeting in Luxembourg. You may recall that one of the purposes of this Council is......

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The Inner Sanctum

21st October, 2013

As I write this, I am on my way back from Luxembourg after representing Ireland at the meetings of Union Finance Ministers. You will......

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My visit to the European Parliament

11th October, 2013

I have just spent the last day and a half meeting MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) in Strasbourg for first October Plenary Session of the European Parliament.......

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So, what is a Bilateral?

8th October, 2013

I am writing this note on the train to Strasbourg. This follows an afternoon of meetings in Paris. I travelled to Paris to meet......

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So what’s a General Affairs Council?

2nd October, 2013

Now there’s a snappy title for a blogpost! I am just back from a 2 day engagement in Brussels. This was centred around participation......

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