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Executive Director’s Blog – Your New Year’s Resolutions Might Be Protected by the EU

It’s that time of year again. As the last leftover spiced beef sandwiches are consumed in homes from Skibbereen to Mitchelstown, New Year’s resolutions of good health and improved fitness are made by a lot of us! On a European level, improvements have been seen in health status as well […]

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Executive Director’s Blog – Christmas across the EU

Christmas really is just around the corner!  Many observe it as a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus, while others see Christmas as a national holiday and a great opportunity to splurge on presents, eat up everything in sight and spend time with our families and friends.  Across Europe, […]

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Executive Director’s Blog – The Irish Abroad – A Good News Story

One of the great but perhaps as yet untold success stories of Ireland has been the fantastic achievements of Irish people who work for the various EU institutions.  The more well-known names who might come to mind are Pat Cox who was President of the European Parliament or Catherine Day […]

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Executive Director’s Blog – Education in the EU

As back-to-school season rolls around, it’s closely followed by the start or return to college for thousands of 3rd level students here.  So it’s a good time to look at the studying abroad opportunities which are provided and supported by the European Union (EU).  Studying or training abroad gives people […]

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