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‘All EU Need To Know’: The Common Travel Area Explained

What is the Common Travel Area? The Common Travel Area (CTA) is an open borders area comprising the UK (including the Channel Islands and Isle of Man) and Ireland. Within the CTA, Irish and British citizens can travel freely with minimal controls at borders.  The CTA tends to be associated […]

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PRESS RELEASE | EM Ireland reaction to European Council Summit

EM Ireland urges the negotiating parties to intensity efforts to avoid the damaging effects of a ‘no deal’ Brexit 19 October 2018: European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland) urges all parties to intensify efforts to reach an agreement on Brexit following this week’s European Council Summit. Executive Director, Noelle O Connell, “It is […]

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Just the Facts: European Council Summit, 17-18 October 2018

On Thursday, 18 October, the European Council met in Brussels to discuss migration, internal security and external relations. Following the morning session, EU27 leaders held a Euro Summit to discuss the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union. EU leaders had previously met in EU27 format on Wednesday, 17 October […]

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Executive Director’s Blog: Reflections on Salzburg

They say a week is a long time in politics.  It’s easy to forget that it was only this time last week that Theresa May was making a speech from 10 Downing Street re-stating her commitment to the UK government’s ‘Chequers proposal’.  It came after EU leaders had met in […]

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