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Ireland post troika and beyond, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo, 20 February 2014

Tubbercurry Library Europe Direct Information Centre will host a special event in view of the forthcoming European Elections which will take place in Ireland on 23 May. The event will take place in Tubbercurry Library on Thursday 20th February from 6.00-9.00 pm and will consist of an interview with Mary O’Rourke, a briefing from a representative of the European Parliament Office in Ireland and a panel discussion. Time will be allocated to a question and answer session and light refreshments will also be served on the night. Admission is free.  To reserve your place phone 071 9111721 or e-mail:

Do you have questions about the EU? Do you want to know more about the role of the European Parliament and the upcoming elections? Would you like to share and discuss your thoughts?

Join former Minister and best-selling author Mary O’Rourke and guests for a relaxed discussion on what EU membership means for Ireland and its citizens, what the future holds for the EU, and its place on the world stage. Guests will include local and national experts, well known personalities, radio broadcasters and journalists.

This is an opportunity to hear their views and aspirations for the EU, for you to ask questions, share your thoughts and participate in the discussion before the European Parliament elections take place in Ireland on 23 May 2014.

These events are being hosted by Europe Direct Information Centres (EDICs), located in eight public libraries around the country. All events are open to the public, admission is free and refreshments will be served on the day.


6.00 pm: Europe Direct mini-exhibition of leaflets etc in foyer at Tubbercurry Library.
6.30 pm: Opening with introduction on the Europe Direct Centre
6.45-7.30 pm: Interview with Mary O'Rourke with questions from the audience throughout
7.30-7.45 pm: Break for refreshments.
7.45-8.45 pm: Panel introduction and discussion lead by chair, with audience questions throughout.
8.45-9.00 pm: Sum up from panel and chair and close of event.

Link to Europe Direct Information Centres (EDIC) in Ireland