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Press Release: Business must get HR ready for Brexit

Cork business community hears that companies need to increase their focus on preparing their employees for Brexit Cork, 25 September 2017: Today in Cork, at the second in a series of ‘Brexit and Beyond’ seminars which are being held across Ireland and the UK, the emphasis was very much on […]

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Just the Facts: State of the European Union Address, 2017

President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, delivered his third annual ‘State of the European Union’ address at the European Parliament in Strasbourg yesterday, 13 September 2017.  The forward-looking speech, entitled ‘Catching the Wind in Our Sails’, took stock of the achievements of the past year and set out the […]

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Executive Director’s Blog: Staying in the EU remains in Ireland’s national interest

On 10 May 1972, ‘What do I do’ by Sandie, Joe and the Dixies was top of the Irish charts, the day the public voted on whether Ireland should join the European Economic Communities (EEC).  Across the country, 70.9% of the electorate cast their ballot which, to this day, remains […]

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Press Release: Areas in common but a long way still to travel

European Movement Ireland Statement regarding EU and UK Position Papers on Ireland and Northern Ireland Dublin, Thursday 7 September, 2017:  Today the European Commission’s published guiding principles on Ireland and Northern Ireland. Michel Barnier, the EU Chief Brexit Negotiator, reiterated the EU’s aim to “minimise the impact of the UK’s […]

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