Noelle O Connell nominated as Ireland’s National Citizen Representative to the Plenary of the Conference on the Future of Europe

Dublin, 15 June 2021:  European Movement Ireland today welcomed the news that, following a call from the Department of Foreign Affairs for public expressions of interest, its CEO, Noelle O Connell was nominated by Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne TD as Ireland’s National Citizen Representative to the Plenary of the Conference on…

Press Release: Support for EU in Ireland is not unequivocal and cannot be taken for granted

Addressing the Oireachtas Joint Committee on EU Affairs, EM Ireland CEO, Noelle O Connell says Conference on the Future of Europe must be truly people-centred and genuinely engage citizens For immediate release Dublin, 19 May 2021: EM Ireland CEO Noelle O Connell this morning addressed the Oireachtas Joint Committee on EU Affairs highlighting key findings…

Blue Star Programme celebrates 10 years of schools across Ireland learning about Europe and the EU

Dublin, 7 May 2021:  The Blue Star Programme today celebrated its 10-year anniversary with schools across Ireland, Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD and Minister for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne TD. Today’s celebrations also saw schools in counties Clare, Westmeath and Dublin receive awards for 10 years of participation in the programme, namely Scoil na Maighdine Mhuire,…

2021 ‘Ireland and the EU’ Poll finds that 45% of people in Ireland have confidence in the EU’s Vaccines Strategy while a stable 84% continue to support Ireland’s membership of the EU

Leagan Gaeilge Dublin, 21 April 2021: The annual European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland) ‘Ireland and the EU’ RED C Research Poll this year found that support for Ireland remaining a member of the EU remains positive at 84% but just 45% of those polled expressed confidence in the EU’s Vaccines Strategy. After a year of…

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar TD highlights solidarity of Germany and other EU neighbours throughout Brexit negotiations at EMI-KAS event

Dublin, 15 April 2021:  Speaking ahead of an online event held by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and European Movement Ireland this morning, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD said, “I’m really looking forward to today’s discussion. I think it’s timely as we begin a new chapter for Europe and consider our collective…

President of Eurogroup and Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe highlights importance of new recovery and resilience tools to safeguard Europe’s future

For immediate release Dublin, 29 March 2020: Eurogroup President and Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD spoke at an online event with European Movement Ireland this morning to discuss his priorities as Eurogroup President, how they relate to Ireland, the anticipated post-pandemic recovery and the future economic and political integration in Europe. Minister Donohoe TD…