James Byrne and James McMahon attend last weekend’s Irexit: Freedom to Prosper conference in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Flames of populism may have ignited the political infernos of Donald Trump and Brexit in 2016 and sparked growing Euroscepticism across Europe, but in(...)

A protester  takes part in an anti-Brexit demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

On May 10th, 1972, What Do I Do by Sandie, Joe and the Dixies was top of the Irish charts, and it was the day the electorate faced the question of whe(...)

Dara Murphy: The Minister for European Affairs said the   impact on Ireland of a hard Brexit  “would be in the half-penny place compared to the economic devastation that a withdrawal from the EU would cause.”

Ireland’s interests will be fully reflected in the Brexit negotiations at every stage, Minister for European Affairs Dara Murphy has said. He was sp(...)

Andrew McDowell: said the strength of the Irish recovery had highlighted significant planning and infrastructure bottlenecks.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to open an office in Ireland for first time in bid to beef up its lending here, which still trails the European(...)

Ireland South MEP Brian Crowley: His non-attendance  due to illness meant that Ireland had one of the lowest participation rates in the European Union. Mr Crowley continues to participate in European Parliament work through his office in Cork. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

The attendance rate for Irish MEPs attending the European Parliament’s plenary sessions rose in 2015, new figures show. However, the non-attendance (...)

Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

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(...)

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