Exploring Ireland’s role in a changing European Union


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Dark clouds are hanging over the European project and major questions are being asked about the readiness of the EU institutions to meet the challenges of today

When Ireland joined the then European Economic Community in 1973, it became a member of a nine-country bloc which had initially begun as a body to promote economic trade.

As we know, in the aftermath of World War II, three different communities were established with the aim of creating a more federal Europe.

The European Union as it stands in 2024 is a far more complex and far-reaching entity on a mission towards ‘ever closer …


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