A defiant Phil Hogan, newly confirmed as the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner, repeated his threat to sue MEP Nessa Childers for defamation, demanding that she withdraw her accusation that he discriminated against a Traveller family in Kilkenny.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
Independent MEP Nessa Childers has said the nomination of Phil Hogan as Ireland’s Commissioner-designate is a step backwards for equality and told the European Parliament’s second largest grouping of MEPs that she has serious reservations considering his appointment to the Commission.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
The Department of Finance has rejected a proposal from the funds sector in the Financial Services Centre to create a new corporate funds structure in Ireland, warning it could damage the country’s tax reputation and be frowned upon by other EU countries.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013