Representation in Ireland

Events

Launch of the EU 45 stories exhibition

This exhibition illustrates just some of the ways in which Ireland has benefitted from EU membership over the past four and a half decades. It includes stories from every county and across many sectors, including agriculture, culture, education, business, environment, health and consumer protection.

The exhibition is on a nationwide tour until July 2019, following its successful launch in Leinster House in 2018. 

Date:
  • 01/11/2018 to 31/07/2019
Venue:
Clones, Ballinasloe, Blanchardstown, Sligo, Portlaoise, Nenagh, Waterford and Letterkenny
Princess Maria Clementina Sobieska

On Thursday afternoon 30 April, the European Commission Representation in Ireland will host a retelling of the dramatic rescue of the Polish Princess Maria Clementina Sobieska from captivity in Innsbruck in April 1719 by a small group of Irish people and one French woman. 

This event is organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Dublin, the Embassy of France in Ireland, the Alliance Française Dublin, Rathmines College of Further Education and the Technological University of...

Date:
  • 30/04/2019
Venue:
Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2
Robert Schuman

Europe Day is celebrated every year on 9 May. The date marks the anniversary of the historical 'Schuman declaration'. At a speech in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman, the then French foreign minister, set out his idea for a new form of political cooperation in Europe, which would make war between Europe's nations unthinkable.

His vision was to create a European institution that would pool and manage coal and steel production. A treaty creating such a body was signed just under a year...

Date:
  • 09/05/2019
Venue:
Various venues around Ireland