Archive for the category: ‘Seanad Work’

Italy and Greece blogpost

20th November, 2013

Visits to Greece and Italy in October. Again, a late post. Apologies. An important priority is to maintain contact with other Member States on......

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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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5 from Portugal

26th September, 2013

This week I visited Portugal – spending Monday and Tuesday in Lisbon. On Monday I met all of our embassy staff, members of the European Affairs Committee of the Portuguese......

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Banking union key to future Eurozone success – Donohoe

17th May, 2013

  Speaking at a European Presidency conference on Monetary Union and Democratic Legitimacy in Madrid today (Friday), Fine Gael Dublin Central Deputy, Paschal Donohoe,......

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100 ICT jobs for Dublin reinforces city’s international status as a high tech hub – Donohoe

1st May, 2013

  Fine Gael Dublin Central Deputy, Paschal Donohoe, today (Wednesday) said the decision of Squarespace to base its European, Middle East and African Headquarters......

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22 criminal convictions this year sends strong message that rogue landlords will not be tolerated – Donohoe

10th April, 2013

  Fine Gael Dublin Central Deputy, Paschal Donohoe, has said news that the Private Residential Tenancy Board (PRTB) has obtained 22 criminal convictions against......

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