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 was agreed by the EU and…

Cyprus Presidential Election 2018

Presidential elections took place in the Republic of Cyprus over the course of two rounds of voting, with the first round taking place on 28 January 2018.  Nine candidates stood for election, including the incumbent President, Nicos Anastasiades.  Voters went to the polls once again in the run-off on Sunday, 4 February, re-electing President Anastasiades…

Finnish Presidential Election 2018

Presidential elections were held in Finland on Sunday, 28 January 2018, with eight candidates contesting the election.  Finnish President, Sauli Niinistö, was re-elected for a second term as President.  For the first time since 1994, there was no second round run-off as President Niinistö secured more than 50 per cent of the first round vote…