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Noelle O’Connell is executive director of European Movement Ireland, which is running a campaign to encourage Irish people in Britain to register to v(...)

Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session in Strasbourg, France. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

MEPs gathered in Strasbourg this week for a regular plenary session of the European Parliament. As expected, the migration crisis and recent revelatio(...)

British ambassador Dominick Chilcott. Photograph: RollingNews.ie

Britain exiting the European Union would reduce the contact between Irish and British politicians and officials that takes place in Brussels and woul(...)

Brendan Howlin said: ‘We empathise with decent, honest, honourable people going about their business’. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Paris attacks could happen in any European city but Irish Muslims should not be “stigmatised” in the aftermath of events in the French capital, Br(...)

 Members of the  European Young Leaders 2015, from left: Edvard Glucksman, Wardell Armstrong; Sandor Lederer, K-Monitor; Kamilla Sultanova, Maersk Line, and Anne Antunes. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Issues surrounding climate change, migration and “fortress Europe”, a possible exit from the EU by the United Kingdom and the use of taxation as a to(...)

The low representation at plenary sessions in the second half of last year reflects the low attendance of two of Ireland’s 11 MEPs, Brian Crowley and Luke Ming Flanagan in the first six months of the Parliament. Photograph: EPA

The attendance rate of Irish MEPs at the European Parliament’s plenary sessions dropped to 76 per cent in the second half of last year, one of the (...)

EU economics and monetary affairs commissioner Olli Rehn: praised  “strength and stamina” of the Irish people but said challenges remained for the Irish economy.  Photograph: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq

The fight against aggressive tax planning by multinationals will be one of the “key issues” for the European Parliament over the next five years, E(...)

EU Commissioner Olli Rehn is expected to assume a senior role in the European Parliament when he takes his seat next month.

EU Commissioner Olli Rehn has said that tackling the issue of aggressive tax planning by multinationals will be one of the “key issues” for the Eur(...)

Great-West Lifeco  chief executive and president Paul Mahon: said company never saw its Irish Life deal as a “bet” on Ireland, given that the country was still in a bailout programme with the EU and International Monetary Fund at the time of the acquisition. Photograph: David Sleator

The integration of Canada Life and Irish Life has “gone well” since the two businesses began their merger las(...)

Catherine Day, secretary general of the European Commission: suggested that a change in the economic climate over the next few years could change        tenor of the debate. Photograph: Alan Betson

in Brussels Britain’s desire to repatriate powers from Brussels is likely to meet resistance from other EU mem(...)