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PRESS RELEASE: Minister Dara Murphy to mark the Blue Star Programme regional launch at Cork school

Cork, Friday 3 March 2017:  Minister of State for European Affairs, Data Protection and EU Digital Single Market, Dara Murphy TD, is to visit Berrings National School in Inniscarra, County Cork this morning to officially launch the school’s participation in the Blue Star Programme 2016-2017. The objective of the Blue Star […]

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Just the Facts: Informal Summit of the European Council, 3 February 2017

On Friday 3 February 2017, EU leaders met in Valletta, the capital city of Malta, for an informal summit.  The meeting consisted of a morning session, in which all 28 EU leaders discussed migration.  This was followed by an afternoon session where the EU27 leaders, excluding UK Prime Minister Theresa […]

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Just the Facts: Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 January 2017, Malta took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, marking the first time Malta has held the Presidency since they joined the EU in 2004.  In 2009, the Lisbon Treaty established a system whereby a trio of Member States consecutively hold the […]

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Maltese Presidency Calendar January – June 2017

The latest European Movement Ireland six-month Presidency Calendar, highlighting the key political and cultural dates in Ireland and Europe under the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU, is now available. Download the Calendar by following the link below or alternatively email info@europeanmovement.ie to request a hard copy. Download […]

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