Representation in Ireland


EU Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans

On Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 February, EU Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans will visit Dublin. He will begin his programme with a Citizens Dialogue at the University College Dublin Law Society, which you can follow live on the Representation's Facebook page from 6.30 p.m. on Monday evening. Register for the event here.

On Tuesday, First Vice-President Timmermans will hold bilateral meetings with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

First Vice-President Timmermans will also participate in a Joint meeting of the Oireachtas Committees on EU Affairs and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defence, which will be live streamed here on Tuesday at 12.30 p.m.

Image of last year's Model Council event in Dublin Castle

The Model Council of the European Union debate for secondary schools takes place on Friday, 10 March 2017 in the Printworks in Dublin Castle. Transition, Fifth and Sixth Year students from 28 schools will participate. Each school will represent one of the 28 European Union Member States. The theme of the 2017 debate is EU trade policy. The event will be chaired by Mairéad Lavery of the Irish Farmers' Journal.