Archive for : May, 2014

The EU needs a strong policy response to election results – Donohoe

30th May, 2014

Speaking at an informal meeting of EU European Affairs Ministers in Athens, Greece today (Friday 30th May), Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donohoe TD, said......

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Speech to the Royal Irish Academy: ‘Outcome of the 2014 European Parliament elections: What’s different?’

28th May, 2014

‘Democracy lives in the moment and displays its strengths over time’. That is according to David Runciman, Professor of politics at the University of......

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Govt announces funding for flood relief in the Balkans

25th May, 2014

The Government has announced €50,000 in funding to support flood relief in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In welcoming this announced the Minister for European Affairs,......

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Week’s events; Local, European and Bye-election canvassing

23rd May, 2014

Monday of this week began with an interview with Sean O’Rourke on Radio 1 and Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Féin to discuss the......

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Week’s events; FAC, GAC, Prime Time & D7K

17th May, 2014

This week began with an early morning flight to Brussels, where I spent Monday deputising for the Tánaiste at the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC)......

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Donohoe urges people to vote for job creation and continued economic recovery

16th May, 2014

Being at heart of Europe is vital if we are to provide jobs for our young people   Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central......

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Foreign Affairs & General Affairs Council blog

14th May, 2014

The last two days had me in Brussels; on Monday to attend the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting in place of the Tánaiste and......

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Foreign Affairs Council imposes additional sanctions as situation in Ukraine deteriorates

12th May, 2014

Ireland to send election observers to Ukraine as part of OSCE mission       EU Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels described the referendum......

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Minister Donohoe to attend Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

12th May, 2014

The Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donohoe, is attending the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels today, which is expected to be dominated by the......

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Europe week’s events

10th May, 2014

This week marked Europe week so as the Minister for European Affairs, naturally, I was even busier than ever. The bank holiday meant that......

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