2020 SMEDIAs Workshop, November 2019

The European Commission Representation in Ireland, supported by European Movement Ireland, is organising a free media workshop in Dublin on Monday 25 November 2019 for third-level students from any background who are applying for the 2020 Student Media Awards (SMEDIAs) in the European Commission category.   Attendees will: Be prepared and equipped to submit a…

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Commissioner Phil Hogan speaks to gathering of Irish community in Brussels about reinforcing Irish presence in EU institutions

Commissioner Hogan addresses EM Ireland ‘Brussels Connection’ event Dublin, 13 November 2019: Commissioner Phil Hogan spoke at a networking event for Irish people living and working in Brussels this evening. At the event, the Commissioner spoke about the importance of supporting a new generation of Irish people to advance professionally within the EU institutions and…

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

Dublin, 24 October 2019: Children from St. Catherine’s Senior National School, Cabra paid a visit to Government Buildings today for the national launch of the 2019/2020 Blue Star Programme. The children were joined by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar; Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, TD; Timothy Hayes, European Commission Representation in Ireland; James Temple-Smithson,…

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European Council Summit, 17-18 October 2019

This week’s European Council summit began on Thursday, with leaders first reviewing Brexit, before discussing Turkey and EU enlargement. Focus turned on Friday to the next institutional cycle, the EU budget and climate change. Incoming President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen attended the European Council, in order to outline her priorities for…

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