Independent - Irlanda
26/08/2019Política Independent - Irlanda Política Internacional Sarah Arnold
Leo Varadkar and Angela Merkel apparently had no concerns about the ‘Mercosur’ deal, which will see millions of dollars worth of Brazilian beef imported into Europe, just six weeks ago
21/08/2019Política Independent - Irlanda Organismos Regionales Lizzy Buchan
Brexit: UK to withdraw officials from EU meetings from September 1, Boris Johnson government announces
Boris Johnson will pull British officials and ministers out of most EU decision-making meetings from September as the government gears up for the Brexit deadline.
24/07/2019Política Independent - Irlanda Mercosur Claire Fox
EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan came under fire from Irish MEPs on “Armageddon” Mercosur deal at the first meeting of the new EU Parliament Agri committee.
04/07/2019Argentina Independent - Irlanda Mercosur John Downing
It is ironic that a stone's throw from EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Irish beef is in a prime position on sale in all that city's supermarkets at a premium price. The same can be said about supermarkets across mainland Europe right now - Irish beef has finally arrived and is in big demand.
25/06/2019Argentina Independent - Irlanda Mercosur Declan O'Brien
Farm leaders were last night fighting a rearguard action against a sign-off on the Mercosur trade deal between the EU and South American countries.
24/06/2019Argentina Independent - Irlanda Mercosur Ciaran Moran
Farmers are protesting at the EU Commission offices today over what they call a ‘Sell Out’ trade deal with the South American group of Mercosur countries.
21/06/2019Argentina Independent - Irlanda Mercosur Claire Fox
A Mercosur deal would be completely ‘contradictory’ and ‘disastrous’ in light of Ireland’s recently published Climate Action Plan, farm organisations have warned.
19/06/2019Argentina Independent - Irlanda Mercosur Claire Fox
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and three other European leaders have sent a letter to EU Commission President Jean Claude Junker highlighting their “deep concern” on a potential EU trade deal with Mercosur being passed next week that could “threaten agriculture” in Europe.
14/06/2019Argentina Independent - Irlanda Mercosur Philip Blenkinsop
The European Union has agreed a deal to allow U.S. farmers a larger share of Europe's beef market, EU sources and diplomats said, in a move that could help to defuse transatlantic trade tensions.
22/04/2019Política Independent - Irlanda Política Internacional Kevin Doyle
Journalist Lyra McKee was murdered in Derry. Defence Minister Paul Kehoe told the Irish Independent he found the sight of men and women in fake military fatigue “absolutely frightening”. “Everybody condemns it but we have to go further than just condemning it. We have to prevent this from happening in the future,” Mr Kehoe said.
05/04/2019Política Independent - Irlanda Organismos Regionales
'We will walk together' - Merkel says after meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Merkel says she will work 'until the very last hour' to prevent a no-deal scenario. Germany wants to show its solidarity with Ireland during Brexit process. Border region representatives shared their 'personal lived experiences' with Merkel
25/02/2019Argentina Independent - Irlanda Mercosur Gus Trompiz
The European Union is no closer to a trade deal with Mercosur because members of the South American bloc have changed their position on previously agreed issues, but expects to settle a U.S. claim for a bigger share of a beef import quota within weeks, the Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said.
05/02/2019Política Independent - Irlanda Política Internacional Michael Holden
The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party which props up British Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government said the backstop in her Brexit deal was toxic but she could back the agreement if it was replaced.
27/11/2017Cancillería Independent - Irlanda Mercosur Anthony Boadle
South American trade bloc Mercosur will offer the European Union (EU) a faster cut in import tariffs than currently included in a trade deal proposal, but will ask for the EU to accept more of its beef imports in exchange, the Argentine negotiator said.
26/06/2017Argentina Independent - Irlanda Agronegocios Maximilian Heath
Argentina's taste for beef from young calves - viewed as the most tender - is discouraging producers from raising the heavier cattle needed to restore the country's position as a top global beef exporter.