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PRESS RELEASE: ‘We must use the Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome to renew the EU’

European Movement Ireland Statement on the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome Dublin, Friday 24 March, 2017:  Tomorrow, on Saturday 25 March 2017, the leaders of the 27 remaining Member States will meet in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.  The EU leaders are […]

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60 years on from the Treaty of Rome, the idea of Europe is more important than ever

60 years ago this Saturday, the leaders of France, Belgium, Luxembourg, West Germany, the Netherlands and Italy gathered in the Palazzo dei Conservatori to sign the Treaty of Rome; it was the Treaty which created the European Economic Community (EEC), which itself paved the way for the European Union (EU).  As […]

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny marks national Blue Star Programme launch and 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

  Dublin, 21 March 2017:  An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD welcomed pupils from St. Vincent’s Girls National School, Dublin, in Government Buildings this morning to mark the official national launch of the Blue Star Programme for the school year 2016/17. Minister of State for European Affairs, Data Protection and EU Digital […]

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Just the Facts: European Council, 9-10 March 2017

On Thursday 9 March and Friday 10 March 2017, EU leaders met in Brussels.  At the formal summit on Thursday, EU leaders re-elected Donald Tusk as President of the European Council and discussed a range of issues.  This was followed by an informal meeting on Friday, when the EU27 leaders met […]

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