Taggged: EU

Adventures in the Land of the Euros

I am not much of a socialiser. While others may be found on many's the evening dancing upon the tables of happening establishments too cool to have a name, I am more likely to be sitting on my couch mulling over the wisdom of a third digestive biscuit. Nonetheless, last week saw me in an uncharacteristically adventurous mode- making my way one evening up Thomas St towards the Guinness Storehouse.

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Lisbon in Pieces

The day before Thursday's vote on the Lisbon Treaty there is a moratorium on reporting to let the electorate consider their position. So, as I'm a voter, I'm going to have a bit of a consider. I've leaned from Yes to No to Yes again over the course of the campaign.

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Gravy Train pulling into the station

With thanks to the Cedar Lounge Revolution, the EU Observer has the news that the European Commission has a plan to fund political foundations to "support "European seminars" and serve as a "framework for national think tanks, political foundations and academics to work together at [the] European level," says a preliminary paper on the issue.

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