“The European Way of Life”

What is the European Commission? Following her election in July, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced her team of commissioners, also known as the College of Commissioners, on Tuesday, 10 September 2019. The European Commission is the executive arm of the European Union. It is the sole EU institution with the right to…

Friday 11 October 2019 | Michael Sweetman Memorial Lecture with Former President, Mary Robinson

The Michael Sweetman Educational Trust and European Movement Ireland are delighted to invite you to the 2019 Michael Sweetman Memorial Lecture.   At this event, the Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, will deliver a keynote address and pay tribute to the life and contribution of the late Michael Sweetman. Registration from 12:00pm with event to start at 12:30pm…

EM Ireland welcomes results of 2019 Post-Electoral Eurobarometer Survey

Findings of survey include strong, continued engagement of young people in 2019 European Parliament Elections Dublin, 12 July 2019: Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, Noelle O Connell has today welcomed the positive results of the post-Electoral Eurobarometer survey conducted by the European Parliament following the 2019 European Elections. Among the findings there was a…

Greek General Election, July 2019

Following the recent European Parliament Elections in May, Greek Prime Minister, AlexisTsipras, called a snap election after his party, Syriza, suffered a defeat of 9 percentage points to the main opposition, New Democracy, led by Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The Greek parliamentary elections took place on Sunday, 07 July 2019. Introduction Prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, was defeated…