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The latest Eurobarometer indicates increased citizen engagement across the EU and confirms Irish positivity towards Europe with 89% of Irish citizens believing that EU membership has benefitted the country.Read more : 68 per cent of EU citizens believe the EU is a benefit
On Wednesday, MEPs voted on the size of Parliament’s 20 committees and two sub-committees. Their composition was confirmed by political groups later on the same day.Read more : On what committees do your MEPs sit on?
Mairead McGuinness was the first of fourteen Vice-Presidents elected receiving 618 votes from a total of 702 votes cast.Read more : Mairead McGuinness re-elected as Vice-President of the European Parliament
Today, David Sassoli (S&D, IT) MEP was elected as the President of the European Parliament, replacing Antonio Tajani, having won 345 out of 667 valid votes in the second round.Read more : David Sassoli: The newly elected President of the European Parliament
Following the recent European elections in which over 200 million European citizens voted, the European Parliament’s new legislative term will start on 2 July 2019.Read more : Start of the new Parliamentary term
Over 200 million Europeans voted in the May elections which took place between 23-26 May with Irish citizens casting their ballots on 24 May. Turnout increased across the continent from 42,61% in 2014 to 51% in 2019.Read more : What now after European Parliament elections?
For the 2019-2024 parliamentary term the following candidates have been elected in Ireland. Newly-elected MEPs will take their seats in the European Parliament on 2 July 2019, when Parliament's 9th term starts, and MEPs meet in Strasbourg for its constituent session.Read more : Final results of the European Elections 2019 in Ireland
It's finally election day! If you are voting in the capital chances are you will have seen the 'I Voted' stickers designed to reward those who have fulfilled their civic duty while prompting others to do the same.Read more : It's election day!
We are proud to support the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia. Everyone has the right to equal treatment & opportunities regarding employment, social protection, education.Read more : International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia 2019
With just one month until the European elections on 23-26 May, the European Parliament is launching a film - "Choose Your Future" - to encourage people to vote. In Ireland, the elections will take place on 24 May.Read more : European Parliament launches short film to get out the vote for European Elections 2019
Statement by the Conference of Presidents and the Brexit Steering Group of the European Parliament in preparation of the European Council of 10 April 2019.Read more : Statement by the European Parliament ahead of the 10 April Brexit Summit