European Movement Ireland urge every person to have their say on the future of the EU

Dublin, 15 November 2017: European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland) is urging every person to have their say on the future direction of the EU by getting involved in Ireland’s dialogue on the future of Europe, launched by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD with Minister Coveney and Minister McEntee today (15/11/17). Following today’s national launch, public…

For the fifth year in a row….Irish primary school pupils lead the ‘Handshake for Europe’

Dublin, Tuesday, 9 May 2017: Primary school children throughout Ireland will today once again ‘shake hands across Europe’ to mark Europe Day, 9 May 2017.  Nearly 165 schools with more than 12,500 participating pupils, in communities in every county of Ireland will participate in their own events. At Iveagh House in Dublin today, Minister for…

UK Supreme Court rules there is no obligation to seek consent of the devolved administrations before triggering Article 50

Dublin, Tuesday 24 January, 2017:  The UK’s Supreme Court has today upheld, by a majority vote of 8 judges to 3, the ruling that parliamentary approval is required to invoke Article 50.  However, the judges unanimously rejected the notion that Westminster has a legal obligation to seek the consent of the devolved administrations before doing…

European Movement Ireland Launches New Voter Registration Drive: ‘Is Someone You Love in the Picture?’

Dublin, Monday, 18 April, 2016: European Movement Ireland is today launching an online voter registration drive for the UK’s EU ‘In-Out’ referendum.  The awareness raising campaign is aimed at two distinct groups: Irish-born people who live in the UK; British citizens who live in Ireland. European Movement Ireland is urging them to register to vote…

Delegates from over 40 European Countries Visit Dublin for European Movement International Federal Assembly

Tribute was paid to former President of the European Parliament and former President of European Movement International, Pat Cox, at a reception hosted by An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Eamon Gilmore TD, in Iveagh House this evening. Current President of European Movement International, German MEP, Jo Leinen, led the tribute to Mr Cox,…

59th Anniversary of Founding of EM Ireland occurs as Ireland takes over EU Presidency and Europe focuses on its citizens

Dublin 11 January 2013: Today, 11 January 2013, European Movement Ireland celebrates the 59th anniversary of the founding of the organisation. EM Ireland is the oldest Irish organisation dealing with the EU. Forty years on from Ireland’s accession to the EU, EM Ireland continues to work to campaign for every Irish person to get involved…

13 May be Unlucky for Some, But it Could be Ireland’s Lucky Number…

EM Ireland banishes “triskaidekaphobia” in favour of optimism for the opportunities on offer to Ireland in 2013 Following the launch of the Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU earlier this week, the Dublin-based not-for-profit, independent organisation, European Movement Ireland (EM Ireland), is today calling on all Irish citizens to banish any phobias they…