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Executive Director’s Blog – Europe Day

On Monday, 9 May, Europe Day is marked around the 28 Member States of the European Union.  This is the day designated to celebrate peace and unity between the countries of Europe. The history lesson, briefly, is that on 9 May 1950, then French foreign minister Robert Schuman put forward the […]

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Executive Director’s Blog – Easter Celebrations Across The EU

In this post we look at how Easter is marked across the EU. Easter has always been a time of commemoration and celebration. While its religious significance has not been as prominent, many traditional Easter customs which continue to be practised across Europe serve as a reminder of our shared heritage. […]

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Executive Director’s Blog – Just 4 months to keep the UK in Europe?

As predicted by many, the UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the UK ‘In-Out’ referendum will take place on June 23rd.  PM Cameron returned from Brussels last week telling the British public as well as his own Conservative ‘Tory’ Party colleagues, that he had won an unprecedented deal […]

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My View: A so-called ‘Brexit’ would quite simply be bad for the EU, bad for the UK and bad for Ireland.

The UK Prime Minister David Cameron returned from Brussels on Friday night happy that he had won a deal on major EU reforms, so at long last we know the date of the UK ‘In-Out’ referendum, which is now about 120 days away – June 23rd.  A so-called ‘Brexit’ would […]

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