The European Parliament notes with regret the death of former MEP Mark Killilea who served in the European Parliament from 1987 to 1999 representing the Connacht-Ulster Constituency.
A former Minister of State, Mr Killilea represented his native Galway as a Senator and as a Teachta Dála from 1969 to 1987. Born in Tuam in 1939 he sadly passed away on New Years Eve 2018 and will be missed by family, friends and colleagues alike.
At the opening of a debate with the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, on the future of Europe today in Strasbourg, President Antonio Tajani expressed his sorrow for the victims of yesterday’s terror attack on the city of Strasbourg - the seat of the European Parliament.
The European Parliament Office in Ireland in conjunction with the Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women is hosting a seminar on developing a strong community response to monitor Ireland's compliance with the Istanbul Convention. The event will take place on 7 December from 10 am-2pm and speakers include MEP Lynn Boylan. Registration required.
The Embassy of Georgia in Ireland has organised a panel discussion on "Georgia's European Way" in partnership with the Institute for International and European Affairs (IIEA) which we are delighted to host at Europe House Dublin on Friday 16 November. Speakers include MEPs Brian Hayes and Clare Moody. This event is free to attend. To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org
On 23 June 2016, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU. The decision will take effect on 29 March 2019. The final agreement will require the approval of the European Parliament and MEPs will scrutinise the process carefully. Here we provide some links to help you understand what is going on and who is doing what.
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