April 10th 2020

April 10th 2020

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The Eurogroup worked on further measures for a coordinated response to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, as requested by EU leaders on 26 March 2020.
“Today, we agreed upon three safety nets and a plan for the recovery, to ensure we grow together, not apart, once the virus is behind us. These proposals build on our collective financial strength and European solidarity.” Eurogroup President Mário Centeno

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March 27th 2020



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This week we featured an address from European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen warning Europeans about the current dangers of online Cyber Crime.
The current Covid Crisis is providing unscrupulous criminals the opportunity to exploit the many people who are now resorting to online activity for shopping and entertainment while also exploiting the crisis itself. She has some words of advice for people concerned.

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We heard from some of our Irish MEP’s:

Barry Andrews (1)


Maria Walsh (1)







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February 28th 2020



The European Commission will unveil details today (Wednesday) of a major initiative to create greater protection for digital users.
It is expected to address issues such as online privacy, artificial intelligence, security and operating standards.

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