On Friday, 15 March, the European Commission and the European Parlaiment will be hosting an event in Europe House to mark International Women's Day 2019, celebrating female entrepreneurism in rural Ireland.Read more : International Women's Day 2019
The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Tuesday approved the candidature of Philip Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, to the executive board of the European Central Bank (ECB).Read more : MEPs back Philip Lane to join ECB executive board
Only 100 days to go before, we cast our ballot sheets, electing the new European Parliament. Much is at stake in these elections and it is more important than ever that we seize the opportunity to make our voices heard in what will be a generation defining election.Read more : European Elections:100 days to go
The BSG reiterated that the Withdrawal Agreement is fair and cannot be re-negotiated applying especially to the the Irish backstop.Read more : Brexit Steering Group: No deal without backstop
A crowd of over 100 men’s sheds members gathered at the Metropole Hotel in Cork to see the Irish Men’s Sheds Association awarded the European Citizens’ Prize on Friday January 18,2019.Read more : Men’s Sheds awarded prestigious European Citizens’ Prize
President Tajani: 'We must continue to follow the Irish situation closely and stand by Ireland’s side'
Opening the European Parliament debate assessing the Westminster vote on the UK`s withdrawal from the EU on Tuesday evening, President Tajani stressed how important continued solidarity for the island of Ireland is.Read more : President Tajani: 'We must continue to follow the Irish situation closely and stand by Ireland’s side'
A new mobile application, designed by the European Parliament to help citizens to discover what the EU has done, is doing and plans to do, is now available.Read more : What has Europe ever done for us? Ask our Citizens’ App
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.Read more : Death of Mark Killilea, former MEP
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.Read more : Freedom and democracy will always win over violence, crime and terror
“Brexit is most of all about people. It is about safeguarding the rights of our citizens, preserving peace in Northern Ireland and protecting jobs affected by the UK’s departure,” stated European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, following Brexit chief negotiator, Michel Barnier’s debrief on the Brexit agreement at the Conference of Presidents today.Read more : President Tajani on Brexit agreement
Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov has been awarded this year’s European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.Read more : Oleg Sentsov awarded the 2018 Sakharov Prize