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PRESS RELEASE: EM Ireland Statement on UK invoking Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union

  ‘Ireland must play an active role in re-shaping the EU post-Brexit’ Dublin, Wednesday 29 March, 2017:  In the wake of UK Prime Minister Theresa May invoking Article 50 today, European Movement (EM) Ireland is calling for Ireland to use its voice fully across all the negotiating tables.  Speaking earlier […]

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Brexit – ‘All EU Need To Know’: Article 50 Explained

What is Article 50? Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (EU) gives any EU Member State the right to leave the Union.  Simply put, triggering Article 50 is the EU’s equivalent of starting divorce proceedings.  It’s a little like the leader of a country saying that it no […]

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PRESS RELEASE: EM Ireland survey shows support across Europe for Ireland as a unique case in the Brexit negotiations

90% of European organisations surveyed support the view that Ireland is a unique case in the upcoming Brexit negotiations Dublin, 16 February 2017:  In advance of the government’s All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit in Dublin Castle tomorrow, Friday 17 February, which European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland) will be participating in, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: European Movement Ireland’s Statement on today’s UK Supreme Court decision

Dublin, Tuesday 24 January, 2017: The UK’s Supreme Court has today upheld, by a majority vote of 8 judges to 3, the ruling that parliamentary approval is required to invoke Article 50.  However, the judges unanimously rejected the notion that Westminster has a legal obligation to seek the consent of […]

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