EM Ireland welcomes Advocate General Opinion on conditionality mechanism to protect EU funds from rule of law breaches

Dublin, 2 Decemeber 2021:  European Movement Ireland CEO, Noelle O Connell has welcomed today’s Advocate General Opinion on the conditionality mechanism to protect the EU funds from rule of law breaches. Ms O Connell said, “The Advocate General’s opinion proposing the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) should dismiss challenges brought by Poland…

A Secure Future: Cybersecurity and the EU

Dublin, 25 November 2021: EM Ireland and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung today held an online discussion entitled, ‘A Secure Future: Cybersecurity and the EU’ to examine the growing importance of cybersecurity across EU policy areas. The discussion included analysis of the role of the EU Cybersecurity Strategy in promoting cyber resilience, safeguarding data and keeping the online…

EM Ireland meeting with Maroš Šefčovič – Vital to enhance engagement on issues related to the Protocol across Ireland, North and South

22 November 2021:  EM Ireland CEO, Noelle O Connell and Vice-Chair, Jillian van Turnhout today met European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič in Brussels. Speaking after the meeting, Noelle O Connell said, “As intensive discussions on the Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland continue, we discussed progress with Vice-President Šefčovič, including the vital role played by…

“Comprehensive response grounded in human rights needed to address Belarus border crisis” – Noelle O Connell

19 November 2021:  Speaking after European Movement International discussions on the crisis on the Belarus-EU border, Noelle O Connell, Vice President of EM International and CEO of EM Ireland stated the organisation’s position, “The humanitarian crisis occurring on the Belarus-European Union border is a complicated and multifaceted challenge. The first requirement is a joint and coordinated…

Agreement on international corporate taxation reform “allows Ireland to ensure we will remain competitive into the future”

Minister Paschal Donohoe comments on corporate tax reform agreement at BDO Ireland-EM Ireland Webinar   Dublin, 15 November 2021: BDO in Ireland and EM Ireland today held a webinar entitled “A New Deal on Corporation Tax” with key speakers on tax in Europe and the US. The OECD’s global tax deal across 136 jurisdictions has…

Noelle O Connell and Julie Sinnamon, EM Ireland

EM Ireland Chair Julie Sinnamon calls on people across Ireland to take the opportunity to have their voices heard as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe

Newly appointed European Movement Ireland Chair calls for continued input and ideas from people across Ireland in discussions about Europe’s future at AGM For immediate release Dublin, 20 September 2021: Julie Sinnamon chaired her first European Movement Ireland AGM this evening after her appointment to the organisation’s Board of Directors earlier this year. Speaking at…

Irish people living abroad call for EU action on taxation, the rule of law, cross-border health care, the environment and communication with citizens as part of discussion on the Future of Europe

Irish people living across Europe took part in an online discussion on the Conference on the Future of Europe highlighting challenges, concerns and hopes for Europe’s future 10 September 2021:  Irish people living across the EU met online earlier this month to discuss issues of importance to them as part of the Conference on the…

Speakers at State of the EU 2021 Roundtable Discussion event

Press Release: Irish MEPs and key stakeholders highlight their expectations for 2021 State of the European Union Address and Debate

Dublin, Wednesday, 8 September 2021: The European Parliament Liaison Office in Ireland, European Movement Ireland and the European Commission Representation in Ireland held an online roundtable discussion this morning ahead of the upcoming State of the Union debate in the European Parliament, to be opened by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on 15 September…