Posts Tagged ‘EU’

Nice Referendum
Set for Autumn

Once again, Irish people are heading to the polls to vote on the Nice Treaty. They will be asked this autumn to vote in favor of the Treaty which will bring in EU enlargement, having already said No to Nice just a year ago. There is growing pessimism in government circles that the people couldRead more..

Aer Lingus Survival
Package Agreed by EU

Ireland’s national airline, Aer Lingus, has been pulled back from the brink of bankruptcy by a deal hammered out between the Irish government and the European Union transport authorities at the eleventh hour. Aer Lingus suffered massive losses in the aftermath of the Twin Towers collapse, and was no longer considered to be commercially viable.Read more..

Ireland Votes NO on Nice

European Union foreign ministers, furious at the Irish electorate’s decision to reject the Nice Treaty on EU enlargement, have ruled out any renegotiation of the treaty. While they insist that they respect the decision of the Irish people who voted 54-46 against the treaty, they will not reopen discussions on the deal and are adamantRead more..