Visit of a delegation from the Irish government to the EC
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and the College of the EC hosted a delegation from the Irish Government led by Enda Kenny, Irish Prime Minister, and Eamon Gilmore, Irish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade. Discussions focused on the Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU, due to start in January 2013.
Ahead of Ireland's seventh Presidency leaders agreed that the top priority had to be Growth, and discussed the Commission's proposal for a banking Union, the Multiannual Financial framework (MFF) negotiations and other priorities.
Type: College Reference: I-074720 Date: 03/10/2012 Duration: 03:35 Personalities:Almunia Aman, Joaquín | Andor, László | Ashton of Upholland, Baroness | Barnier, Michel | Barroso, José Manuel | Bruton, Richard | Burton, Joan | Cioloş, Dacian | Coveney, Simon | Creighton, Lucinda | Dalli, John | Damanaki, Maria | Day, Catherine | De Gucht, Karel | Füle, Štefan | Geoghegan-Quinn, Máire | Georgieva, Kristalina | Gilmore, Eamon | Hahn, Johannes | Hedegaard, Connie | Hogan, Phil | Howlin, Brendan | Kallas, Siim | Kenny, Enda | Kroes, Neelie | Laitenberger, Johannes | Lewandowski, Janusz | Montgomery, Rory | Noonan, Michael | Potočnik, Janez | Rabbitte, Pat | Reding, Viviane | Rehn, Olli | Varadkar, Leo | Šefčovič, Maroš | Šemeta, Algirdas Location:Brussels - EC/Berlaymont Languages:ORIGINAL,