Brexit Student Survey

Brexit is a threat to peace in Northern Ireland, say 80% of students European Movement Ireland survey on student attitudes to Brexit raises issues of the impact of Brexit on peace in NI and other areas of concern for students across the island of Ireland European Movement Ireland teamed up with the Union of Students…

European Movement Ireland welcomes European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s visit to Ireland early in her presidency

Dublin, 15 Jan 2020: European Movement Ireland welcomes European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s visit to Ireland today. EM Ireland Executive Director Noelle O Connell said, “It is encouraging to see that Ireland is one of the first EU countries visited by European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, after only two months in…

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…