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A District Court Judge called for action on derelict houses in Cork City's Boreenmanna Road yesterday stating that a number of people were coming before the court charged with squatting in properties there.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
The European Commission's president-elect, Ursula von der Leyen, announced Mr Hogan's new role in a speech this morning.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
Ursula von der Leyen has been elected as the next European Commission President.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
The European Commission is formally investigating whether Insurance Ireland is reducing drivers’ choice of insurance policies by preventing companies from being included in a pool of firms offering cover.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
The European Commission was given the green light last week to begin talks with the US on agreements to enable tariffs on industrial goods to be slashed by €26bn.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
The European Commission has drawn up a list of US imports worth around €20bn that it could hit with tariffs over a transatlantic aircraft subsidy dispute, EU diplomats said.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2019
Google has been issued a €1.49 billion fine by the European Commission for alleged illegal practices in search advertising.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Irish people have the most positive image of the European Union, a survey of member states has found.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
Getting a grip on overspending in the health budget and not relying on corporate tax receipts to drive overall spending could help cut debt levels, the European Commission has said.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2019
The European Commission will continue to press for an EU-wide digital tax on the basis all companies in Europe should be treated fairly, competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has said.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2019
The European Commission's chief spokesperson has warned a no-deal crash out Brexit will inevitably cause a hard border in Ireland.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2019
The government has sharply rejected a fresh attack by the European Commission (EC) to remove Ireland's ability to set its own 12.5% corporation tax rate.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019
Some €785m was transferred out of Ireland in personal remittances last year, mostly as a result of migrants sending money back to family members in their homeland.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
European Council president Donald Tusk has set out the process leading up to a Brussels summit of EU leaders on November 25 at which the UK's withdrawal agreement will be finalised and formalised.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
A public consultation on whether EU states should change their clocks for summertime is due to close shortly.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
The European Commission is to bring forward grant payments to farmers and will relax ‘greening’ rules on land, in a bid to help the agriculture industry through the current extreme droughts.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2018
The European Commission has issued a warning to the Irish Government to improve the safety of drinking water.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2018
The European Commission is proposing that EU member states be paid €6,000 to accept and deal with each migrant saved at sea in the Mediterranean as they attempt to reach the European Union.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, government subsidies and other emerging complaints in a bid to preserve support for international commerce, EU officials said.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
Google is expected to be hit with a second EU competition fine in mid-July for using its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, according to three sources.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
Inspectors arriving at the farm gates could be a thing of the past, following the European Commission’s adoption of new rules last week which for the first time expressly allow modern technologies to be used when checking area-based CAP payments.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
Insurance reformers have described as “shocking, but not surprising” reports that a European Commission (EC) investigation into Irish motor insurance is examining allegations that the industry is frustrating access to the market.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
Ireland could face a multi-million euro fine after the European Commission moved formal infringement proceedings over the failure to implement fishing regulations.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
It will be easier for banks to sell non-performing loans to third parties, including to so-called vulture funds, under new plans announced by the European Commission.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018
The European Commission has cautioned about “spiralling” house prices and has questioned the number of supposedly permanent restructured mortgage deals that banks strike with distressed borrowers that fall apart.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
The European Commission is a strange animal. It can be a ferocious tiger, in tackling infringements of EU law by less powerful nations, and a docile pussycat, when facing down big business.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
US multi-national tech company Apple is to start paying €13bn in back taxes the European Commission claims is owed to Ireland into a special holding account after a year of delays over the funds, writes
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer’s planned $66bn (€56bn) takeover of US seeds group Monsanto, saying it was worried about competition in various pesticide and seeds markets.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017
An MEP has criticised the European Commission over its handling of the proposed EU-wide corporation tax policy, saying it has fudged its figures trying to persuade sceptical countries to come on board.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
A website tracking Brexit negotiations has been launched by the European Commission.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
The European Commission has released an outline of five possible futures for the EU after Brexit - including one scenario where Brussels dramatically scales back its activities to focus on the single market only.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
The European Commission has called on the Government to install “systematic” reviews of all its reduced rates for Vat, such as its low level of tax on hotels and restaurants, and has warned again on the State relying too much on corporate taxes.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Ireland’s case deserves “special attention” in upcoming Brexit talks, the European Commission has said.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017
The Government has little room for significant tax cuts despite the European Commission projecting the economy here will grow at a healthy rate through 2018, according to analysts.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
Michael Noonan has launched a new attack on the European Commission over the Apple tax ruling - saying it is driven by a mixture of "law and politics".
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
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