2020 SMEDIAs Workshop, November 2019

The European Commission Representation in Ireland, supported by European Movement Ireland, is organising 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 will: Be prepared and equipped to submit a…

Commissioner Phil Hogan speaks to gathering of Irish community in Brussels about reinforcing Irish presence in EU institutions

Commissioner Hogan addresses EM Ireland ‘Brussels Connection’ event Dublin, 13 November 2019: Commissioner Phil Hogan spoke at a networking event for Irish people living and working in Brussels this evening. At the event, the Commissioner spoke about the importance of supporting a new generation of Irish people to advance professionally within the EU institutions and…

Ninth Year of the Blue Star Programme launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Dublin, 24 October 2019: Children from St. Catherine’s Senior National School, Cabra paid a visit to Government Buildings today for the national launch of the 2019/2020 Blue Star Programme. The children were joined by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar; Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, TD; Timothy Hayes, European Commission Representation in Ireland; James Temple-Smithson,…

Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson speaks about the legacy of Michael Sweetman at the 2019 Michael Sweetman Memorial Lecture

“Greta is right to be angry. The climate crisis is worse than we think, and it is getting worse more quickly than scientists had thought would happen.”   Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson speaks about the legacy of Michael Sweetman, climate change and women and young people as leaders at the 2019 Michael Sweetman…