Uncertainty the only certainty in Brexit negotiations and necessary to prepare for all outcomes says European Movement Ireland

Dublin, 29 June 2018: Commenting on the conclusions of the European Council Summit in relation to Brexit, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, says: “It is understandable that both businesses and individuals alike are frustrated that greater progress on Brexit was not made at this week’s European Leaders’ Summit.  At this stage, the…

European Council Summit, 28-29 June 2018

European Council Summit On Thursday, 28 June, the European Council met in Brussels to discuss a wide range of issues including migration, security and defence, jobs, growth and competitiveness. On Friday, 29 June, EU leaders met in an EU27 format to discuss the Brexit negotiations. EU27 leaders also met for a Euro Summit to discuss reform of the Economic and Monetary Union. Migration The…

Irish schools programme about the EU wins prestigious award

Blue Star Programme wins third place in the Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach Brussels, Wednesday 20 June 2018: An Irish primary school programme has been awarded the Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe from the European Union.  The Blue Star Programme, implemented by European Movement Ireland, allows primary school pupils across the country to learn…

Conference on Brexit, Ireland and the Future of Europe at the DCU Brexit Institute

We partnered with the DCU Brexit Institute for their inaugural event, Brexit, Ireland and the Future of Europe, on 25 January 2018.The event was opened by his Excellency Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland. Noelle O Connell joined a panel of academics and civil society representatives, including Etain Tannam (Trinity College Dublin) and Dan Kelemen (Rutgers University)…

PRESS RELEASE: Maurice Pratt Urges Irish People to ‘Phone A Friend’ in the UK Today!

Vital to get out the Irish vote tomorrow in the UK’s EU Referendum Dublin, Wednesday, June 22 2016: Chairman of European Movement (EM) Ireland Maurice Pratt is urging Irish parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents and friends to ‘phone or text their Irish relatives and contacts in Britain today  to remind them to vote tomorrow, Thursday, 23…