People in Connacht and Ulster highlight accessible health care and impacts of Brexit on people in Ulster and as key issues as part of discussion on the Future of Europe

People across Connacht and Ulster highlight key issues for the future of Ireland in the EU as part of online Conference on the Future of Europe meeting For immediate release 28 July 2021:  People across Connacht and Ulster met online on Thursday, 24 June to discuss issues of importance to them as part of the…

People in Munster highlight CAP reform supports, protections for LGBTQI+ people and religion as key issues for Ireland as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe

People across Munster highlight key issues for the future of Ireland in the EU as part of online Conference on the Future of Europe panel discussion 30 June 2021:  People in Munster met online on Thursday, 24 June 2021 to discuss issues of importance to them as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe, a Europe-wide initiative to involve people in Ireland and across Europe in a…

People in Leinster call for people-centred approach to EU policies and EU-wide support on climate change and the future of work

People across Leinster highlight key issues for the future of Ireland in the EU as part of online Conference on the Future of Europe panel discussion For immediate release Dublin, 24 June 2021:  As part of the Conference on the Future of Europe, a Europe-wide initiative to involve people in Ireland and across Europe in…

Event hosted by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and EM Ireland highlights importance of multilateralism following G7 Summit discussions on Brexit, Covid-19 and other challenges to international co-operation

For immediate release Dublin, 16 June 2021: Following G7 Summit discussions on Brexit, Covid-19 and other challenges to international co-operation, EM Ireland and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung today held an online discussion highlighting the importance of multilateralism titled, ‘A Multilateral Future: Ireland, the European Union and the United Nations’. Speaking at the event, HE, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne…

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…