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: 03:35Personalities: Algirdas Šemeta, Brendan Howlin, Catherine Ashton, Catherine Day, Connie Hedegaard, Dacian Cioloş, Eamon Gilmore, Enda Kenny, Janez Potočnik, Janusz Lewandowski, Joan Burton, Joaquín Almunia, Johannes Hahn, Johannes Laitenberger, John Dalli, José Manuel Barroso, Karel De Gucht, Kristalina Georgieva, Leo Varadkar, Lucinda Creighton, László Andor, Maria Damanaki, Maroš Šefčovič, Michael Noonan, Michel Barnier, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Neelie Kroes, Olli Rehn, Pat Rabbitte, Phil Hogan, Richard Bruton, Rory Montgomery, Siim Kallas, Simon Coveney, Viviane Reding, Štefan FüleLocation:Brussels - EC/Berlaymont Languages:ORIGINAL,