‘Sustainable Europe – Sustainable Future’ : European Movement Ireland briefing held on the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU

EM Ireland held a briefing on the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and launched the EM Ireland Presidency calendar on 9 July 2019. This year’s Presidency will be underpinned by the motto, “Sustainable Europe – Sustainable Future” and its focus over the next six months will be on strengthening common values…

EM Ireland welcomes results of 2019 Post-Electoral Eurobarometer Survey

Findings of survey include strong, continued engagement of young people in 2019 European Parliament Elections Dublin, 12 July 2019: Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, Noelle O Connell has today welcomed the positive results of the post-Electoral Eurobarometer survey conducted by the European Parliament following the 2019 European Elections. Among the findings there was a…

Opening Statement to the Oireachtas | Joint Committee on European Union Affairs, 12 June 2019

[Speaking to the Joint Committee on European Union Affairs for European Movement Ireland on 12 June 2019, was our Executive Director, Noelle O Connell, and our Head of Policy and Advocacy, Daniel Keohane]   Chair, Members of the Committee,   Thank-you for your invitation to attend today’s proceedings to discuss Irish public opinion on, and engagement…

Eighth Year of the Blue Star Programme launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Thursday, 22 November 2018: Fifth class children from Castleknock Educate Together National School paid a visit to Government Building this morning (22/11/18) for the national launch of the 2018/2019 Blue Star Programme. The children were joined by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar; Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, TD; Gerry Kiely, Head of Representation of…

European Movement Ireland Statement on the Publication of the Draft Withdrawal Agreement

European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland) welcomes the publication of the Draft Article 50 Withdrawal Agreement reached between the EU–UK negotiators. Commenting on the developments, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of EM Ireland, said today, “We welcome the progress and publication of last night’s Draft Article 50 Withdrawal Agreement.  It is a credit to the perseverance…