Venue: IT Tallaght Speakers: Minister for State for European Affairs Helen McEntee TD, Gerry Kiely Head of European Commission Representation in Ireland, Gerry Phelan, Lecturer IT Tallaght, Noelle O Connell
Venue: Board Bia Offices, Dublin Speakers: Bord Bia Marketing Director, Una Fitzgibbon, Noelle O Connell, Country President of Sodexo Ireland, Margot Slattery, Keynote address by Guest of Honour, European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly
Venue: Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU, Brussels Speakers: Ambassador Declan Kelleher, Tony Connelly RTE Europe Editor, Noelle O Connell
Venue: Wexford County Council Offices Speakers: Gerry Kiely Head of the European Commission Representation in Ireland, Deirde Clune MEP, Verona Murphy President of Irish Road Haulage Association, James Kehoe, Chair of the IFA Wexford Branch
Venue: Iveagh House, Dept of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Dublin Speakers: Ambassador of Austria to Ireland H.E Helmut Freudenschuss, Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee TD, Noelle O Connell
On the annual Blue Star Programme teachers’ trip to Brussels, the teachers visited the European Commission, the House of European History, the European Parliament (where they met the Irish MEPs and much thanks to the European Parliament Information Office in Ireland for organising this), and the Irish Permanent Representation to the EU.
Venue: The Shelbourne Hotel Iar-Thaoiseach Enda Kenny TD was the recipient of this year’s European of the Year Award, sponsored by Uniphar. The award was presented by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD.
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham Speakers:
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin Schools: