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Just the Facts: Cyprus Presidential Election 2018

Presidential elections took place in the Republic of Cyprus over the course of two rounds of voting, with the first round taking place on 28 January 2018.  Nine candidates stood for election, including the incumbent President, Nicos Anastasiades.  Voters went to the polls once again in the run-off on Sunday, […]

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EM Ireland response to recent comments by Nigel Farage MEP

Dublin, Saturday 3 February 2018: Speaking in response to comments by Nigel Farage MEP on Irish radio this morning, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement (EM) Ireland, said: “Since Ireland joined the EU, we have gone from a stagnant economy, heavily reliant on the UK, with a GDP […]

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Just the Facts: Finnish Presidential Election 2018

Presidential elections were held in Finland on Sunday, 28 January 2018, with eight candidates contesting the election. Finnish President, Sauli Niinistö, was re-elected for a second term as President. For the first time since 1994, there was no second round run-off as President Niinistö secured more than 50 per cent […]

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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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