Representation in Ireland


Researcher at work

Five Irish SMEs have been selected for funding under the latest round of the EIC (European Innovation Council) SME Instrument (Phase 1). The aim of this funding is to help innovative SMEs get their ideas to the market faster. Each SME will receive a grant of €50,000.

Image of Black Hole

The Commission has today revealed the first ever image of a black hole taken by Event Horizon Telescope, a global scientific collaboration involving EU-funded scientists. This major discovery provides visual evidence for the existence of black holes and pushes the boundaries of modern science.

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. 

It will be on display in Portlaoise Library from 10 to 30 April...

  • 01/11/2018 to 31/07/2019
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...

  • 30/04/2019
Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2