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Phil Hogan’s nomination last week as European Commissioner has not gone down well with Irish MEPs, the majority of whom have raised objections to his candidacy. One of whom is Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy who joined Sean from Strasbourg as did Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0715/630854-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-15-july-2014/?clipid=1629724
It is expected that later today former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean Claude Juncker will be endorsed as European Commission President by EU leaders despite fierce opposition from British Prime Minister David Cameron. Reports suggest that 26 European leaders including Taoiseach Enda Kenny will vote in favour of the appointment with just the UK and possibly Hungary voting no. Matt Frei, Europe editor with Channel Four News was on the line.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0627/626902-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-27-june-2014/?clipid=1614424
Giles Martin in conversation with Cathal Murray - Grammy Award winning record producer, musician, composer and ...