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Executive Director’s Blog – The EU & the Olympic Games

Sports fanatics are having quite the summer with the 2016 Euros and other major international events.  Our next dose of large-scale summer sporting entertainment will begin next Friday, when the Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With more than 10,000 athletes competing and an expected potential worldwide audience […]

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Executive Director’s Blog – Personal reflections of a break-up

‘All has changed, changed utterly…. A terrible beauty is born..’ Just 10 days after what is fair to say, has been the single biggest political shock of my lifetime at and I find myself still with a sense of both profound personal and professional shock and sadness.  In a role […]

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Executive Director’s Blog – Irish Support for EU Grows a Month Ahead of UK’s EU Referendum

More than 4 out of 5 Irish people think UK should remain in the EU With just under 4 weeks to go until the United Kingdom’s referendum on its EU membership on 23 June, a nationwide Red C poll commissioned by European Movement (EM) Ireland, shows increasing support for the EU […]

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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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