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Cork – Citizens’ Dialogue on the Future of Europe

Ireland’s society and economy has been transformed by our membership of the EU, but a lot has changed since we joined in 1973. Every organisation, even successful ones like the European Union, need to go through a process of renewal. The European Union is 60 years old and it is […]

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EM Ireland response to recent comments by Nigel Farage MEP

Dublin, Saturday 3 February 2018: Speaking in response to comments by Nigel Farage MEP on Irish radio this morning, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement (EM) Ireland, said: “Since Ireland joined the EU, we have gone from a stagnant economy, heavily reliant on the UK, with a GDP […]

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Executive Director’s Blog: The end of the beginning and the beginning of the end…

My thoughts following the declaration of sufficient progress in the first phase of Brexit negotiations. Today, the European Council concluded that there has been ‘sufficient progress’ in the first phase of the negotiations on the priorities of citizens’ rights, the financial settlement and the unique circumstances on the island of Ireland. Brexit […]

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PRESS RELEASE | Principles and parameters in place for Brexit but greater challenges ahead says European Movement Ireland  

Commenting on the announcement that EU leaders have approved moving on to the second phase of Brexit negotiations, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, says: “We now have the principles and parameters in place for progress to phase two, but the challenge of untangling more than 40 […]

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