European Commission Event: ‘EU for Cork: Unlocking Opportunities for Cork’

📅 1.00pm | Monday, 8 April 2024 | Cork City Hall

Hybrid Event 

The European Commission Representation in Ireland is delighted to invite you to our upcoming hybrid event, ‘EU for Cork: Unlocking Opportunities for Cork’ with Mairead McGuinness, European Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability, and Capital Markets Union.

Join us to hear first-hand stories about the impact EU action is already making in Cork and opportunities for the future.

This event will be hosted by Cork City Council, with the support of European Movement Ireland.

Date: Monday 8 April 2024


12.15 – 12.50  Registration and light lunch

13.00 – 14.00  Event

Location: Council Chambers, Cork City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork, T12T997.

Running order:

Welcome from Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Kieran McCarthy

Keynote Address: European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness

Panel Speakers:

  • Dr Abigail Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society, Science Foundation Ireland.
  • Donal Sheehan, Project Manager, Biodiversity Regeneration in a Dairying Environment (BRIDE).
  • David Kelly, Director, Southern Regional Assembly.

Moderator: Noelle O’Connell, CEO, European Movement Ireland.

In the registration form you will be able to indicate whether you will attend the event in person or online.

Access Europe will have a stand at the event to provide guidance on EU funding opportunities.

Engage with us on social media in a discussion on how EU projects made a difference in your area, using #EUforCork

Further information on the event will be circulated to registered attendees before the event. If you have any questions or have any additional requirements for the event, you can send them to