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EM Ireland statement on the publication of the draft Withdrawal Agreement 

Speaking after the publication of the European Commission Draft Withdrawal Agreement today, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, said:   “The text published today by the European Commission sets out in draft, the arrangements for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. The draft Withdrawal Agreement essentially converts what […]

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‘All EU Need To Know’: Spitzenkandidaten explained

What is the Spitzenkandidaten process? The Spitzenkandidaten process is a way of giving EU citizens a say in the appointment of the President of the European Commission. Each European Parliament political group selects a lead candidate, which is where the name Spitzenkandidat comes from (it translates as lead candidate from […]

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CITIZENS’ DIALOGUE on the Future of Europe (13 December)

     

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Press Release: Areas in common but a long way still to travel

European Movement Ireland Statement regarding EU and UK Position Papers on Ireland and Northern Ireland Dublin, Thursday 7 September, 2017:  Today the European Commission’s published guiding principles on Ireland and Northern Ireland. Michel Barnier, the EU Chief Brexit Negotiator, reiterated the EU’s aim to “minimise the impact of the UK’s […]

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