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#Brussels

# brussels - Monday 13 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money La Rue Rude

Ireland’s embassy in Paris is worth a LOT of money

The location isn’t too shabby at all.

# brussels - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Have you heard about Fine Gael’s dubious colleagues in Brussels? Opinion

Have you heard about Fine Gael’s dubious colleagues in Brussels?

The party’s uncritical acceptance of 14 Hungarian MEPs that represent Viktor Orban’s far right Fidesz would make you question its priorities in the EU, writes Lynn Boylan.

# brussels - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Syriza has been “lecturing the rest of Europe” TOUGH TALK

Joan Burton: Syriza has been “lecturing the rest of Europe”

The Tánaiste added that Syriza was yet to “persuade us” they can run the Greek economy.

# brussels - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe Mal Entendu

This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe

The presenter actually said the name of another violinist. Nightmare.

# brussels - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Heysel and the death of English hooliganism

Friday marks the 30th anniversary of the day 39 people died when a wall collapsed after Liverpool fans charged their Juventus counterparts.

# brussels - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Families say gardaí didn’t investigate violent deaths properly Brussels

Families say gardaí didn’t investigate violent deaths properly

The ‘Families for Justice’ group will be accompanied by journalist Gemma O’Doherty and Garda whistleblower John Wilson.

# brussels - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Have you heard about Europe’s multi-million euro travelling circus? European Parliament

Have you heard about Europe’s multi-million euro travelling circus?

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on the ‘disgraceful’ moving of the European Parliament to Strasbourg once a month, every month.

# brussels - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Zebras escape from farm as they were angry at sale of some of their stable-mates Zebras Crossing

Zebras escape from farm as they were angry at sale of some of their stable-mates

They broke free at around 3pm but have now been safely captured and brought back to the farm.

# brussels - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Germany thinks Greece is ‘insulting’ countries like Ireland Bailout Brinkmanship

Germany thinks Greece is ‘insulting’ countries like Ireland

Europe and Greece are racing to reach a deal to avoid a catastrophic ‘Grexit’. It’s expected Greece will seek a six-month extension deal today.

# brussels - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced ‘within weeks’ Threat

New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced ‘within weeks’

Those that take part in terrorism could have their Irish citizenship revoked.

# brussels - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’ Belgium

‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’

Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.

# brussels - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge It’s official: the people of Brussels have Penneys fever Thanks Penneys

# brussels - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another city is getting ready to ban Uber Car Wars

Another city is getting ready to ban Uber

Brussels isn’t a fan.

# brussels - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Penneys just opened in Brussels and the queue was absolutely bonkers Mayhem

# brussels - Friday 7 November, 2014

From Business ETC Noonan expects Apple tax investigation will be dropped Tax Avoidance

Noonan expects Apple tax investigation will be dropped

It was claimed Ireland had given the company a special 2% tax rate over 30 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie After saying ‘no way, we won’t pay’, UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe Bills Bills Bills

After saying ‘no way, we won’t pay’, UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe

And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.

# brussels - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go Stay Or Go?

The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he wants to ensure that water charges are ‘affordable’.

# brussels - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MEP defends spending €200,000 to get elected Deirdre Clune

MEP defends spending €200,000 to get elected

Deirdre Clune was one of a number of Irish MEPs to run up expenses of over €200,000 during this year’s campaign.

# brussels - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Ireland’s Jack Wilson ready for ‘massive’ Tour of Britain

The Antrim native will be competing against the illustrious likes of Team Sky this weekend.

# brussels - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the Irish operation in the Golan Heights, a tragic road crash in Cork, rail talks… and VERY LOUD NOISES.

From TheJournal.ie Enda off to Brussels for election of new European Council President Talks

Enda off to Brussels for election of new European Council President

The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.

# brussels - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus cancels Cork-Brussels service Cancelled

Aer Lingus cancels Cork-Brussels service

A spokesperson for Cork Airport said that it proved difficult to make the service a viable, sustainable route.

# brussels - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michael O’Leary expects Ming to fly Ryanair back to Roscommon and spend his MEP euros Austerity Budget Carrier

Michael O’Leary expects Ming to fly Ryanair back to Roscommon and spend his MEP euros

The airline unveiled nine new routes from Dublin this morning.

# brussels - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians Foreign Affairs Meeting

The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians

The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.

# brussels - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they’re going without pay for two months Tough Break

Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they’re going without pay for two months

Luke Ming Flanagan and Brian Hayes automatically vacated their Dáil seats last month and won’t officially become MEPs into July.

# brussels - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting Murders

Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting

Four people were killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels last week.

# brussels - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach supports Juncker saying he is a strong candidate for presidency Leader Battle

Taoiseach supports Juncker saying he is a strong candidate for presidency

Enda Kenny denied reports that he is tipped as a backup for EC chief role saying Juncker is the EPP’s formal candidate.

# brussels - Monday 26 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South Result

Sinn Féin take second seat in Ireland South

Liadh Ni Ríada joins perennial poll-topper Brian Crowley in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Ming: No, I won’t send a replacement to Brussels Euroming

Ming: No, I won’t send a replacement to Brussels

But will he serve a full term? The independent TD’s leaving the door open for an early return to domestic politics.

# brussels - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Belgium police release chilling footage of attack on Jewish Museum Brussels

Belgium police release chilling footage of attack on Jewish Museum

Four people died in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Jewish community in Belgium on high alert after attack that left four dead Shooting

Jewish community in Belgium on high alert after attack that left four dead

A fourth person has died in hospital after the attack yesterday on the Jewish Museum in Brussels.

# brussels - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three killed in shooting near Jewish Museum in Brussels Murders

Three killed in shooting near Jewish Museum in Brussels

Another person was seriously injured in the shoot-out.

# brussels - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here’s how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South… Three Days Out

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here’s how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South…

Ten counties. Four seats. Exactly 96 hours until the polls open.

# brussels - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost 50 per cent of voters think Gerry Adams was involved in Jean McConville’s killing Opinion Poll

Almost 50 per cent of voters think Gerry Adams was involved in Jean McConville’s killing

And one in three Sinn Féin voters think he should resign as leader…

# brussels - Monday 12 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia Brussels

EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia

The Foreign Affairs Council are meeting today where the Ukraine crisis is the main topic on the agenda.

# brussels - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €30k seized from Irish man as he attempted to fly from Dublin Airport Grounded

€30k seized from Irish man as he attempted to fly from Dublin Airport

The man was about to board an early morning flight to Brussels when he was stopped.

# brussels - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio Radiodays

Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio

Enda Kenny also called for more coverage of European affairs.

# brussels - Monday 17 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Manneken Pis statue got dressed up for St Patrick’s Day Irished Up

The Manneken Pis statue got dressed up for St Patrick’s Day

Looking good, little guy.

# brussels - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore on Russian invasion: What’s at issue here is a clear breach of international law Crimea

Gilmore on Russian invasion: What’s at issue here is a clear breach of international law

The Minister for Foreign Affairs met with other EU foreign ministers today to discuss the growing crisis with Russian troops taking over key strategic points in Ukraine’s Crimea.

# brussels - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis Crimea

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.

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