Updated Rules for Travel within European Union

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is reminding all travellers of changes coming into force from tomorrow, Tuesday 1st February. All travellers will be required to have had a second vaccination within 9 months, proof of recovery within the past 6 months or a booster vaccination in order to travel within the European Union.   Original EU […]

Brexit: European Commission Publishes Guiding Principles On Ireland And Northern Ireland

The European Commission has today set out its principles for the political dialogue on Ireland and Northern Ireland in the Brexit negotiations. Today’s paper states that the Good Friday Agreement should continue to be protected and strengthened in all its parts after the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. The continuation of the Common Travel Area, […]

Statement by Seamus Healy TD – Irish Response to Brexit

The imposition of austerity on workers and the poor throughout the EU has had a dramatic outcome in the vote of the majority in the UK to leave the EU. The capitulation of social democratic political and trade union leaders to this imposition by the European Elites has thrown workers into the hands of right […]

EU SME Centre: Free Business Tools to Assist Irish SMEs to enter the China Market

The EU SME Centre in Beijing, China is a project funded by the European Union to assist European Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to export to China by providing a comprehensive range of free, hands-on support services including the provision of information, confidential advice, networking events and training. The Centre works very closely with […]

Specific EU Funding Program Required To Tackle Scourge Of Youth Unemployment – Prendergast

Labour MEP for Munster Phil Prendergast has today called on European Commission President José Manuel Barroso to introduce a specific funding stream to alleviate youth unemployment across the European Union.   Speaking from Strasbourg, Ms Prendergast said “The youth unemployment rates across the EU-27 are through the roof, with more than 1 in 5 young people […]