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Brexit – ‘All EU Need To Know’: Article 50 Explained

What is Article 50? Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (EU) gives any EU Member State the right to leave the Union.  Simply put, triggering Article 50 is the EU’s equivalent of starting divorce proceedings.  It’s a little like the leader of a country saying that it no […]

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Just the Facts: The Rome Declaration

On Saturday 25 March 2017, the leaders of 27 EU Member States met in Rome, Italy, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.  At the ceremony, EU leaders adopted the Rome Declaration in which they pledged to make the EU “stronger and more resilient, through even greater […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Taoiseach Enda Kenny marks Blue Star Programme national 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, to Government Buildings this morning to mark the official national launch of the Blue Star Programme for the school year 2016/2017. Minister of State for European Affairs, Data Protection and the EU […]

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Just the Facts: Dutch Parliamentary Elections, 15 March 2017

Parliamentary elections took place in the Netherlands on Wednesday, 15 March 2017.  The centre-right People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) and the centre-left Labour Party had been in coalition since October 2012, with VVD party leader, Mark Rutte, serving as Prime Minister.  On Thursday, 16 March, with 96 per […]

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