Important to build on dialogues and continue interaction between the EU and its citizens says EM Ireland

European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland) in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade today held a National Citizens’ Dialogue on the Future of Europe to celebrate Europe Day.  The event brought together civil society, government officials, representatives of Embassies and people from all over the country to discuss Ireland’s key priorities for the…

EM Ireland statement on the publication of the draft Withdrawal Agreement

Speaking after the publication of the European Commission Draft Withdrawal Agreement today, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, said: “The text published today by the European Commission sets out in draft, the arrangements for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. The draft Withdrawal Agreement essentially converts what was agreed by the EU and…

Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU – ‘United We Stand Strong’

European Movement (EM) Ireland today hosted a seminar in the Department of the Taoiseach on the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and launched its Bulgarian Presidency Calendar which runs from 1 January to 30 June 2018. Speaking at the event, the Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to Ireland, H.E. Branimir Zaimov said:  “The…

Principles and parameters in place for Brexit but greater challenges ahead says European Movement Ireland

Comment on the announcement of approval to move on to phase two of the Brexit negotiations Commenting on the announcement that EU leaders have approved moving on to the second phase of Brexit negotiations, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, says: “We now have the principles and parameters in place for progress…