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President Juncker
16/01/2019

I take note with regret of the outcome of the vote in the House of Commons this evening.

On the EU side, the process of ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement continues.

The Withdrawal Agreement is a fair compromise and the best possible deal. It reduces the damage caused by Brexit for citizens and businesses across Europe. It is the only way to ensure an orderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

Tax avoidance
03/01/2019

As of 1 January 2019, all Member States shall apply new legally binding anti-abuse measures that target the main forms of tax avoidance practiced by large multinationals. The rules build on global standards developed by the OECD in 2015 and should help to prevent profits being siphoned out of the EU where they go untaxed.

Events
Works - A Painting Exhibition by Mircea Teleagă

Born in 1989, Mircea Teleagă graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2016, where he attended the MFA Painting Course led by Lisa Milroy. To study at Slade he was awarded the Sarabande Scholarship, being selected for it by artist Dinos Chapman. After graduation, he was artist in residence at the Academy of Visual Arts in Hong Kong and at Sarabande in London, the latter between 2016 – 2018. During this time, he had two solo shows: ‘let it burn’ in 2017 and ‘Presence’ in 2018, curated by...

Date:
  • 08/01/2019 to 18/01/2019
Brigid in her strength of fruitfulness and learning © Cathy Carman

The iconic early Christian symbol St Brigid has been chosen to serve as a catalyst for 90 invited Irish women artists to create an original painting for this exhibition.

Folk custom, the four seasons, women’s lives and crafts, poetry, all intersect at the 1st of February feast-day of Saint Brigid in Ireland. What is celebrated is the rebirth of the living earth; it was usual in some places to turn a sod of earth with the spade, the work of cultivation beginning again.  Many customs,...

Date:
  • 23/01/2019 to 01/02/2019