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Remember the Fiscal Treaty…?

Wondering how it’s progressing?  Possibly not.  But just in case you are interested, there’s a map for that…! Take a look at the map below to track where and when the Treaty has been ratified in the 25 EU countries who signed up to it. Fiscal Stability Treaty Ratification Map […]

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Just the Facts – Sports Broadcasting in the EU

Nowadays we can watch programmes from all over the EU, not just on our televisions but also on our PCs, laptops, tablets and even our phones.  And like other goods and services widely available across the EU, audiovisual media falls under the remit of the Single European Market and is […]

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Just the Facts – The Erasmus Programme

Some Background Information As the new academic year approaches, over 1000 Irish students are making their final preparations to spend a year of academic study in another EU country.  Erasmus is the biggest educational exchange programme in the world and is heralded as one of the EU’s biggest successes with […]

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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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