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Press Release | Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU – ‘United We Stand Strong’

Dublin, 17 January 2018: European Movement (EM) Ireland today hosted a seminar in the Department of the Taoiseach on the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and launched its Bulgarian Presidency Calendar which runs from 1 January to 30 June 2018. Speaking at the event, the Ambassador of the Republic […]

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EM Ireland statement on the passing of its Hon. President, Peter Sutherland

European Movement Ireland pays tribute to Peter Sutherland, EM Ireland Honorary President Dublin, 08 January 2018: European Movement (EM) Ireland would like to extend its condolences to the family and friends of Peter Sutherland, who sadly passed away yesterday in Dublin after a short illness.  A former European Commissioner, Peter […]

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European Council Summit 14-15 December 2017

On Thursday 14 December, the European Council met in Brussels to discuss security and defence, social issues, education and culture, along with climate change and Jerusalem.  On Friday 15 December, leaders met in an EU27 format to review the Article 50 negotiations, as well as to hold a Euro Summit. […]

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Executive Director’s Blog: The end of the beginning and the beginning of the end…

My thoughts following the declaration of sufficient progress in the first phase of Brexit negotiations. Today, the European Council concluded that there has been ‘sufficient progress’ in the first phase of the negotiations on the priorities of citizens’ rights, the financial settlement and the unique circumstances on the island of Ireland. Brexit […]

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