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Noelle O'Connell, Gerry Kiely and Dr. Mary C. Murphy
21/02/2019

Students and the broader public had a chance to voice their opinions at a town hall style meeting in University College Cork on ‘Brexit & Europe – Where Are We Headed?’. Speakers were Head of the European Commission Representation in Ireland Gerry Kiely, and Lecturer, Department of Government & Politics, University College Cork, Dr. Mary C. Murphy.

The discussion was moderated by European Movement Ireland Executive Director, Noelle O Connell. 

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18/02/2019

The European Commission has today stepped up its “no-deal” outreach to EU businesses in the area of customs and indirect taxation such as VAT, given the risk that the United Kingdom may leave the EU on 30 March this year without a deal (a “no-deal” scenario).

The outreach campaign launched today is part of the Commission's ongoing efforts to prepare for the UK's exit of the European Union without a deal, in line with the European Council (Article 50) conclusions of December 2018, calling for intensified preparedness work for all scenarios.

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
Image from film

The European Commission Representation in Ireland and Eclipse Pictures are organising two screenings of 5 short films made by leading European directors and targeted at young people (17-34 year olds) in Sligo on Thursday 28 February.

The films explore key challenges from sustainability, to mobility and rights. They are subtitled and last around 40 minutes in total.

Date:
  • 28/02/2019
Venue:
The Model, Sligo