Organisation: European Economic Community
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The family of the late Taoiseach Jack Lynch has urged the State to ensure his lasting legacy of leadership contributes to a better Ireland.
Wed, 16 Aug, 2017
A co-author of a minority report which helped sink plans for a Cork super-council has broken his silence to urge the Government to move quickly and extend the city boundary.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
The prime minister has helped Labour achieve a comeback which would force Lazarus to give a standing ovation, writes .
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
The EU needs to be rethought and move away from the ‘one size fits all’ to something more flexible, writes
Mon, 17 Apr, 2017
NOW that British Prime Minister May has triggered Article 50, many voters in Northern Ireland and Scotland find themselves peering through Alice’s Looking Glass at a transformed world they did not ask to visit.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
THE industrialisation of farming, especially since we joined the European Economic Community, has had a greater impact on our countryside than all previous human activity.
Sat, 04 Mar, 2017
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Sun, 25 Sep, 2016
British, French, and German leaders and bureaucrats realised after World War II that only an economically stable ‘United States’ of Europe would guarantee peace, says.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
The upcoming UK in-out referendum on Europe is the biggest event to affect Irish foreign policy since Ireland joined the European Economic Community with Britain in 1973.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
Eight weeks from today, on June 23, British voters will decide if their country remains a member of the EU.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
Former politician and diplomatcharts Britain’s relationship with the EU, from exclusion to integral to integration, and the ramifications of Brexit
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
It is pure fantasy to believe that a British exit from the EU would not have a seismic impact on myriad areas. Policies must not be cherry-picked to convince the people, writes
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
People often wonder what use are economists. In terms of climate change, this is a particularly appropriate question.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
During the past year, right-wing populist politicians have been on the march, in France, the US and even in Germany, where chancellor Angela Merkel’s generous response to the migration crisis has left her exposed, politically, as never before.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
THE best political biographies do more than record their subjects’ lives.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
The establishment of the European Economic Community (later the European Union), in 1957, was an extraordinary achievement.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
With Greece teetering on the brink of a eurozone exit there has never been a more pressing time to reform the EU, writes
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Mon, 25 May, 2015
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
David Cameron has allowed Eurosceptics to dictate the narrative of the UK debate on EU membership, says
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Writer and Irish Examiner book reviewer, Mary Leland, wrote an informative article for a Sunday newspaper recently, reflecting on the media reports about the mother-and-baby home in Tuam, Co Galway.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
When the Irish people voted to join what was then called the European Economic Community we did so on the basis of how it would improve our lives — in other words what we would get out of the relationship.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
Ireland’s presidency of the EU formally comes to an end on Sunday. It was the seventh time that Ireland undertook the presidency since joining the European Economic Community 40 years ago.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2013
Former British chancellor of the exchequer Nigel Lawson has called for the UK to leave the European Union, saying it is no longer in the country’s economic interest to remain in the bloc.
Wed, 08 May, 2013
Ireland assumes the presidency of the European Union in just over a month but it is fair to say that the European project has not faced greater challenges or been more uncertain since the Treaty of Rome, the foundation document of the European Economic Community precursor of the European Union, was signed by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany in 1957.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2012
GREECE is going through one of its periodic self-mutilations.
Sat, 26 May, 2012
The agreement is not as controversial as Lisbon and Nice were, says Tom O’Malley
Mon, 21 May, 2012
Where is our European Economic Community (of equal states) which we joined in 1973 by referendum?
Sat, 19 May, 2012
TRIBUTES were paid yesterday to the editor of the Sunday Independent, Aengus Fanning, who has died following a battle with cancer.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
THURSDAY’S emergency summit of eurozone leaders needs to be decisive and effective.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2011
BRITISH voters looked set yesterday to reject a change in the way they elect their MPs as they cast their ballots in a national referendum that has threatened to tear the ruling coalition apart.
Fri, 06 May, 2011
PATRICK Honohan is the new Michael O’Leary.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2011
THE Government privately opposed European enlargement four years after the state ended a 12-year battle to become a member.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2009
During the Celtic Tiger period, this country was seen as one of the great success stories on the international stage, but we have allowed our influence to wane.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2009
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen presented a collection of Jack Lynch memorabilia to the people of Cork yesterday.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2009
HAVING read the Lisbon Treaty cover to cover and followed the story of it from its inception, I understood it would not be passed unless it was unanimous, ie, every member state voted in favour of it.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2009
FIFTY years ago yesterday, Seán Lemass stepped out of the shadow of Eamon de Valera to succeed him as taoiseach. He inspired renewed hope in the republican ideal that we could, as a people, provide for ourselves.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2009
The controversial EU Reform Treaty will be officially signed by the Government at a ceremony in Lisbon on Thursday.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
To mark the National Day of Commemoration yesterday, President Mary McAleese and Taoiseach Bertie Ahern participated in the ceremony at the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham in memory of all Irishmen and women who died in wars or on service with the UN.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007