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Challenging months ahead for the Brexit negotiators

Speaking at the publication by the General Affairs Council of the 27 EU Member States position on a transition period for the UK following Brexit, Noelle O’Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, welcomed the clarity for businesses and for people across the EU – both UK citizens living in other […]

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European Council Summit 14-15 December 2017

On Thursday 14 December, the European Council met in Brussels to discuss security and defence, social issues, education and culture, along with climate change and Jerusalem.  On Friday 15 December, leaders met in an EU27 format to review the Article 50 negotiations, as well as to hold a Euro Summit. […]

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Executive Director’s Blog: The end of the beginning and the beginning of the end…

My thoughts following the declaration of sufficient progress in the first phase of Brexit negotiations. Today, the European Council concluded that there has been ‘sufficient progress’ in the first phase of the negotiations on the priorities of citizens’ rights, the financial settlement and the unique circumstances on the island of Ireland. Brexit […]

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PRESS RELEASE | Principles and parameters in place for Brexit but greater challenges ahead says European Movement Ireland  

Commenting on the announcement that EU leaders have approved moving on to the second phase of Brexit negotiations, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, says: “We now have the principles and parameters in place for progress to phase two, but the challenge of untangling more than 40 […]

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