Category Archives: Europe

Measuring Moldova

As Britain seeks to exit the European Union, Moldova sits on the opposite side of the spectrum, with ambitions to join it. Emerging as an independent republic following the collapse of the...

The Norway model

agendaNi outlines the advantages and disadvantages Norway has enjoyed outside of the European Union. In the early 1990s Norway, along with Sweden and Iceland, negotiated entry into the European Economic Area (EEA)...

MEPs talk Brexit

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, Northern Ireland’s three MEPs talk to agendaNi about moving forward.   DUP Diane Dodds is a Democratic Unionist Member of the European Parliament On 23...

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The future economic prosperity for Northern Ireland lies heavily within the finer details of Britain’s negotiations to exit the EU. Despite polarising statements before and after the referendum, Northern Ireland’s First Minister...

Trade Union Desk

The first thing to say about leaving the EU is that this is a very complicated process which will take years and has not even started yet, writes John O’Farrell. The second...

EU is not to blame for dairy crisis

Over production of milk in Europe, primarily emanating from Ireland, is not the reason why international dairy markets are so depressed at the present time, according to EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan....

The implications of Brexit

Tom Healy, Director of the Nevin Economic Research Institute considers the potential ramifications of Brexit for the EU and the island of Ireland.   The question of Brexit is a wake-up call...

Trade Union desk

‘In’ campaign needs to make its voice heard   John O’Farrell argues that the masses have much to lose from Brexit and must find their voice quickly to ensure the UK remains...