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Just the Facts: European Council Summit, 22-23 June 2017

On Thursday 22 June and Friday 23 June 2017, EU leaders met in Brussels.  The European Council scheduled one working session on each day of the summit to discuss a range of issues.  UK Prime Minister Theresa May did not attend the talks, but briefed EU leaders on Brexit negotiations […]

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PRESS RELEASE: EM Ireland congratulates Helen McEntee, TD, Minister of State for European Affairs

  Dublin, 20 June, 2017: European Movement Ireland has today congratulated Helen McEntee, TD, on her appointment to the position of Minister of State for European Affairs. Speaking in Dublin today, Mr Maurice Pratt, Chairman of EM Ireland, offered his congratulations to Minister McEntee: “I wish to congratulate Helen McEntee, […]

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Just the Facts: French Parliamentary Elections, 2017

Parliamentary elections took place in France over the course of two rounds of voting.  Following the election of new President Emmanuel Macron, his centrist movement La République en Marche (LREM) was seeking to win seats in the French National Assembly for the first time. The first round of elections took […]

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Just the Facts: UK General Election, Thursday 8 June 2017

A parliamentary election took place in the United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday, 8 June 2017.  The Conservative Party had held a majority since the previous election in May 2015.  Conservative Party leader, Theresa May, served as Prime Minister since July 2016 following the resignation of former Prime Minister David Cameron […]

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