EU Fishing Negotiations for 2020

Early on the morning of Wednesday 18 December, EU fishery ministers in Brussels reached a political agreement on the 2020 catch limits for over seventy commercial fishing stocks.   Introduction: Why does this happen? The EU aims to set EU-wide rules to manage the fishing practise of the EU fleet through the Common Fisheries Policy…

European Movement Ireland congratulates Emily O’Reilly on re-election as European Ombudsman

Wednesday, 18 December 2019:  Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland today congratulated Emily O’Reilly on being re-elected as European Ombudsman. Ms O’Reilly topped today’s second round election in the European Parliament and was re-elected with 320 votes in favour, out of 600 votes cast. Her second mandate as Ombudsman will last for…

Bonnie Greer speaks about currently sensitive but vitally important time for Irish-UK-EU-US relations and diplomacy at EM Ireland event

American-British playwright, novelist and critic Bonnie Greer spoke to broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan at a sold out European Movement Ireland event in the National Concert Hall this evening, less than two months after her comments on BBC’s ‘Question Time’ in relation to the impact of Brexit on Ireland and the ‘special’ relationship between Ireland and the…

In Conversation with Bonnie Greer

American-British playwright, novelist and critic Bonnie Greer spoke to broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan at a sold out European Movement Ireland event in the National Concert Hall this evening, less than two months after her comments on BBC’s ‘Question Time’ in relation to the impact of Brexit on Ireland and the ‘special’ relationship between Ireland and the…

2020 SMEDIAs Workshop

The European Commission Representation in Ireland, supported by European Movement Ireland, organised a free media workshop in Dublin on Monday 25 November 2019 for third-level students from any background who are applying for the 2020 Student Media Awards (SMEDIAs) in the European Commission category.   Attendees gained the following: Be prepared and equipped to submit…