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Does Tea Affect the Voters?

Laura Gaynor Over the course of her six months reporting for YMIP, Laura Gaynor noticed something which was ever present at Irish Presidency events – tea.  She spoke to some of the key figures of the Presidency about their preferences.  

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Just the Facts – EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

On 12 February 2013, in his State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama announced that a major priority of his administration would be to restore and revitalise trade links between North America and Europe.  He officially announced that he planned to notify Congress of his administration’s intent to […]

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Just the Facts – Irish Corporate Tax

In recent times Ireland has come into the spotlight internationally because of the rate at which corporate tax is applied in this country.  Corporate tax is a complicated issue and needs to be looked at comprehensively to understand why it has been in the international spotlight of late. What is […]

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The Digital Agenda, Digital Transport and Digital Education – Looking to the Future

James Mulhall In this, the final month of our country’s term holding the Presidency of the Council of the EU, we welcomed foreign diplomats to Dublin Castle for a discussion on all things technology – technology in education, technology in transport and, of course, Europe 2020’s Digital Agenda initiative.  It […]

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