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PRESS RELEASE: For the third year in a row….Irish children lead the ‘Handshake for Europe’.

Dublin, May 8, 2015: Initiated in 2013 by Irish schools involved in the ‘Blue Star’ programme, primary school children throughout Ireland will once again ‘shake hands across Europe’ to mark Europe Day, May 9, 2015.  Over 170 schools with more than 10,000 pupils, in communities in every county of Ireland […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Blue Star Programme teachers win major European award

Joint winners of European Citizen’s Prize Dublin, 21 November 2014: Following their nomination by Ireland South MEP Sean Kelly, hundreds of Irish national school teachers are joint winners of the prestigious European Parliament’s European Citizen’s Prize.  The Citizen’s Prize medal is given in recognition of exceptional achievements in promoting better […]

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Just the Facts – Blue Star Programme 2014/15

For those of you following the EM Ireland Twitter account, you will have seen some members of the EM Ireland team in Government Buildings yesterday, 1 October, for the launch of the 2014-2015 Blue Star Programme with the Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD, […]

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Blue Star Europe Day School Celebrations

Schools across Ireland participating in the Blue Star programme will host events to celebrate Europe Day.  These include art exhibitions, parades, concerts and food fairs.  Staff from European Movement Ireland will also visit schools throughout Europe Week and participate in the celebrations.

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