European Movement Ireland

European Movement Ireland


Latest Episodes

Ireland EU50 Podcast | Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD
May 29, 2023

On 1 January 1973, Ireland officially became a member of the European Economic Community (now the European Union). To mark this momentous moment in Irish history, we hosted a live recording between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Dr Theresa Reidy, reflecting

EP35 | In Conversation with British Ambassador to Ireland, Paul Johnston
May 11, 2023

As we mark 25 years since the Good Friday Agreement and with developments this year regarding the Windsor Framework, our CEO Noelle O Connell sat down with the British Ambassador to Ireland, Paul Johnston, for our latest podcast. In this episode, Ambassad

MyEU50 Winner: From Hope to Prosperity: Celebrating the EU’s 50-Year Impact on Ireland and Beyond
May 04, 2023

This speech from Favour Ochonma was the winning entry of the 2023 MyEU50 Third Level competition. MyEU50 is an initiative of the Government of Ireland, led by the Department of Foreign Affairs and managed by European Movement Ireland to mark the 50th anni

MyEU50 Finalist: Human Rights in the EU and Ireland Today
May 04, 2023

This podcast by Molly O'Boy and Ciara Murray was the runner-up entry in the 2023 MyEU50 Competition for Third Level students. MyEU50 is an initiative of the Government of Ireland, led by the Department of Foreign Affairs and managed by European Moveme

Ireland EU50 Podcast | Commissioner Mairead McGuinness
April 24, 2023

On 1 January 1973, Ireland officially became a member of the European Economic Community (now the European Union). To mark this momentous moment in Irish history, alongside the European Commission Representation in Ireland, we hosted a live recording betw

EP34 | In Conversation with Neville Keery
January 11, 2023

In 1972, Ireland voted 'Yes to Europe'. During that referendum campaign, Neville Keery played a pivotal role. For our first podcast of 2023, European Movement Ireland's Noelle O Connell and Ryan Levis were delighted to sit down with Neville to discuss his

Ireland EU50 Podcast | Mary Lou McDonald TD
October 26, 2022

On 1 January 1973, Ireland officially became a member of the European Economic Community (now the European Union). As we approach the 50th anniversary of this momentous moment in Irish history, Mary Lou McDonald TD, Leader of Sinn Féin, speaks with Profes

EP33 | In Conversation with Helen Dixon, the Data Protection Commissioner for Ireland
October 16, 2022

In our latest episode of our podcast series Just the Chats, the Data Protection Commissioner for Ireland, Helen Dixon, chats with European Movement Ireland CEO, Noelle O Connell. Throughout the discussion, Helen explains her work as Data Protection Commis

EP32 | In Conversation with Mark Foley, EirGrid CEO
October 10, 2022

In the latest episode of our Just the Chats series, our CEO, Noelle O Connell, sits down with the Chief Executive of EirGrid, Mark Foley. Throughout this conversation, Mark explains EirGrid’s remit and objectives, how EirGrid operates at an EU level, what

Ireland EU50 Podcast | The Social and Cultural Change
June 15, 2022

On the 10 May 1972, the people of Ireland emphatically voted yes in a referendum to join the EEC. In this second episode of the Ireland EU50 podcast series, Brigid Laffan, Emeritus Professor at the European University Institute, hosts Fiach