Irish schools programme about the EU wins prestigious award

Blue Star Programme wins third place in the Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach Brussels, Wednesday 20 June 2018: An Irish primary school programme has been awarded the Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe from the European Union.  The Blue Star Programme, implemented by European Movement Ireland, allows primary school pupils across the country to learn…

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…