European Movement Ireland response to the State of the European Union address

Commenting on today’s State of the European Union address by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, said: “In his final address as Commission President, Mr. Juncker’s speech touched on a very broad range of topics and ambitions for the future: the role of the EU as a…

Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU – ‘United We Stand Strong’

European Movement (EM) Ireland today hosted a seminar in the Department of the Taoiseach on the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and launched its Bulgarian Presidency Calendar which runs from 1 January to 30 June 2018. Speaking at the event, the Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to Ireland, H.E. Branimir Zaimov said:  “The…

Principles and parameters in place for Brexit but greater challenges ahead says European Movement Ireland

Comment on the announcement of approval to move on to phase two of the Brexit negotiations Commenting on the announcement that EU leaders have approved moving on to the second phase of Brexit negotiations, Noelle O Connell, Executive Director of European Movement Ireland, says: “We now have the principles and parameters in place for progress…

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…