David O'Leary

EU political communications and public affairs specialist

Welcome to my clippings.me site.

Here you will find a series of my blogposts, articles, media clippings and videos - principally related to Burson-Marsteller's Europe Decides project.

Belgium

Portfolio

Interviews and media quotes

PoliticoPro (United States)

Meet Malmström, the EU's next top trade negotiator

Quote in online article on the nomination of a new EU Trade Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström.

Jyllands-Posten (Denmark)

Udfordringerne tårner sig op for ny EU-præsident

Quote in newspaper article on contenders for the European Union's top jobs. In Danish.

Berlingske (Denmark)

Pilen peter på selvbevidst polak

Quote in newspaper article on contenders for the European Union's top jobs. In Danish.

Efe (Spain)

La crisis ucraniana dejará su huella en la asignación de cargos UE del sábado

Quote in online news agency article on the August 2014 European Council meeting. In Spanish.

Bloomberg.com

EU Amid Geopolitical Crisis Haggles Over Top Positions

Quote in online article on contenders for the European Union's top jobs.

Euronews

EU top jobs puzzle, more time to scratch heads

Television interview on contenders for the European Union's top jobs. Written article also available at...

Jyllands-Posten (Denmark)

Ny udenrigschef får vanskelig post

Quote in online article on the choice of a new foreign affairs chief for the European Union. In Danish.

Euronews

Le Pen looks for allies to form European Parliament bloc

Television interview on negotiations to form a far-right group in the European Parliament. Written article also available at...

Euronews

The centre-right gains ground ahead of next month's European elections

Television interview on the latest opinion polls ahead of the European Parliament elections. Written article also available at...

RTÉ Radio 1 (Ireland)

RTE Drivetime: Enda for Europe?

Radio interview on Enda Kenny's chances of becoming President of the European Commission or President of the European Council in 2014.

Irish Independent

Kenny tipped for plum job as head of the EU

Quote in newspaper and online article on Enda Kenny's chances of becoming President of the European Commission or President of the European Council in 2014.

Articles, blogposts and videos

Public Affairs Networking

Britain's election makes Brexit threat real

Online article about the fall-out from the 2015 UK general election.

LinkedIn Pulse

Five thoughts on the Cameron-Miliband 'debate'

1. Mission Accomplished (I): Cameron survives (mostly) intact A Prime Minister, having to defend a record, is naturally on the defensive in such events.

Europe Decides

A big six weeks for Britain... and Europe

Today, the 55th parliament of the United Kingdom will be 'prorogued' - a suspension of proceedings (to be followed by dissolution), involving red robes and ermine, royal...

Europe Decides

New priorities, new approaches, new structures: what does Juncker's team have in store in 2015?

One year of institutional change ends; another year of political and policy change begins: on 16 December 2014, the new European Commission agreed its Work Programme for 2015....

Europe Decides

Review of the Year: 15 key dates in Europe's Year of Change

That was the year that was... Check out our Review of the Year with the fifteen key images and events from Europe's Year of Change, including the party congresses, the European...

Europe Decides

A trio of troubles in Tusk's in-tray

The final piece of Europe's jigsaw is almost in place. On Monday, Donald Tusk (pictured above) - elected by the national leaders at the end of August, becomes President of the...

Magazines for Europe - EMMA Magazine 2014-2015

A new dawn for Europe?

(pp 172-177) Article in European Magazine Media Association publication looking ahead to the long-term impact of changes in the European institutions.