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Vice President Šefčovič speaking at the Citizens' Energy Forum

Speaking at the closing session of the Citizens' Energy Forum in Dublin today, European Commission Vice President in charge of the Energy Union, Maros Šefčovič said: "The energy chain is no longer a one-way street with traditional suppliers at one end and passive consumers at the receiving end. In a more decentralized energy system, consumers not only need to be protected, they contribute to making the system work."

Scroll down for the full text of the Vice President's speech.


President Juncker delivering his State of the Union address to the European Parliament

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today delivered his 2018 State of the Union Address, before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, presenting his priorities for the year ahead and outlining his vision for how the European Union can continue to build a 'More United, Stronger and More Democratic Union', which was the theme of his 2017 Address. Against the backdrop of an ever more uncertain world, he stressed the need for Europe to become more sovereign so as to be able to play a role in shaping global affairs.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said today: "The geopolitical situation makes this Europe's hour: the time for European sovereignty has come. It is time Europe took its destiny into its own hands. This belief that “united we stand taller” is the very essence of what it means to be part of the European Union. Sharing sovereignty – when and where needed – makes each of our nation states stronger."

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The European Commission Representation in Ireland, in conjunction with the European Movement Ireland, is hosting a town hall meeting "Brexit & Europe - where are we headed?" on Wednesday 26 September from 6pm - 8pm in Wexford County Hall.

  • 26/09/2018
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Mar chuid den ceiliúradh Eorpach ar Lá Eorpach na dTeangacha, tugann an Coimisiún Eorpach cuireadh duit freastal ar imeacht ag a ndéanfar ceiliúradh agus anailís ar oidhreacht na Gaeilge.  Sa bhliain seo ina bhfuilimid ag déanamh ceiliúradh ar fud na hEorpa ar ár n-oidhreacht chultúrtha, labhróidh na haoi-chainteoirí faoin...

  • 26/09/2018
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