Irish MEPs and key stakeholders highlight their expectations for the 2020 State of the European Union Debate

Dublin, Thursday 10 September 2020: European Movement Ireland together with the European Parliament Liaison Office in Ireland and the European Commission Representation in Ireland held a webinar 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 16 September…

EM Ireland congratulates Mairead McGuinness on nomination as Ireland’s next Commissioner-Designate

For immediate release Dublin, 8 September 2020:  EM Ireland wishes to congratulate Mairead McGuinness after this morning’s announcement by President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, that she be appointed as Ireland’s next Commissioner-Designate with responsibility for Financial Services, Financial Stability and the Capital Markets Union. CEO of European Movement Ireland, Noelle O…

Registration for the 2020-2021 Blue Star Programme is now open and it’s time to get creative about Europe!

For immediate release Dublin, 26 August 2020:  Primary school pupils around the country are being challenged to get creative in how they learn and think about Europe through the Blue Star Programme, coordinated by European Movement Ireland. The Blue Star Programme teaches primary school children about Europe through creative activities and projects that complement the…

PRESS RELEASE | Annual EM Ireland/RED C Poll shows that people in Ireland are split on EU handling of COVID-19 pandemic

Poll indicates people in Ireland strongly support EU trade deals and increase in EU defence and security co-operation while few support increased contribution to EU budget.   Dublin, 28 April 2020: An annual European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland) – RED C Research poll this year found that 75% of people in Ireland agree that EU…

The End of the Beginning

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” This was the reaction of Winston Churchill to the British victory over German forces in Egypt in November 1942, signalling a major turning point of World War II. Today, 31 January…

Brexit Student Survey

Brexit is a threat to peace in Northern Ireland, say 80% of students European Movement Ireland survey on student attitudes to Brexit raises issues of the impact of Brexit on peace in NI and other areas of concern for students across the island of Ireland European Movement Ireland teamed up with the Union of Students…