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Room view of event on Cohesion Policy Funding in Ireland
20/03/2019

Attendees at a Dublin seminar were told today that the European Commission is proposing to invest €1.2 billion in Cohesion Funding in Ireland over the period 2021 to 2027. €640 million is being proposed under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) while €579 million is being proposed under the European Social Fund (ESF).

Today's event marked the start of the dialogue between Ireland and the Commission services concerning the programming of the future Cohesion Policy funds (ERDF and ESF).

Commissioner Vestager speaking in Brussels today
20/03/2019

The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance by imposing a number of restrictive clauses in contracts with third-party websites which prevented Google's rivals from placing their search adverts on these websites.

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