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AUDIO – EM Ireland Executive Director Noelle O Connell speaks to Drivetime

29 March 2017: On the day that the UK officially triggered Article 50 and officially formalised its intention of withdrawing from the European Union (EU), EM Ireland’s Executive Director Noelle O Connell was on the ground in Brussels.  While there, Ms O Connell spoke to Mary Wilson of Drivetime RTE […]

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PRESS RELEASE: EM Ireland Statement on UK invoking Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union

  ‘Ireland must play an active role in re-shaping the EU post-Brexit’ Dublin, Wednesday 29 March, 2017:  In the wake of UK Prime Minister Theresa May invoking Article 50 today, European Movement (EM) Ireland is calling for Ireland to use its voice fully across all the negotiating tables.  Speaking earlier […]

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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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