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On Thursday next some of the most significant players in European politics including Angela Merkel and Jose Manuel Barroso arrive in Dublin when once again attention is likely to turn to whether or not we’re going to get deal on our bank debt. As it happens, the Fine Gael Ard Fheis is taking place in the RDS in Dublin this weekend when no doubt TDs and ministers will remind voters about how well the country is recovering. But will they be able to shed any light on whether we’re ever likely to recoup the billions we pumped into our banks? ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0228/507335-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-28-february-2014/?clipid=1429004
Formal and informal meetings between our MEPs and TDs and their counterparts from the other European member states allow for progress to be made on a whole range of affairs. Last night provided one example when members of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in the European Parliament voted to support our ongoing efforts for a retrospective deal on our bank debt burden. Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donoghue is currently in Strasbourg and spoke to Sean.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0225/506492-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-25-february-2014/?clipid=1425817
The President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, has bluntly ruled out the possibility that decisions taken by EU leaders will assist Ireland's campaign on reducing legacy bank debt. Mr Barroso said the agreement hammered out by Finance Ministers earlier this week on a banking union, and confirmed by EU leaders last night, was 'for the future' and was 'not retroactive'. Sean spoke with Peter Spiegel, Brussels bureau chief at the Financial Times and Martin Schultz, Socialist MEP and President of the European Parliament.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1220/494020-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-20-december-2013/?clipid=1381867
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