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Round up of CoR’s 161st Plenary

This plenary session represented the final session before the summer break. The meeting was the first plenary for new Member Cllr Mick Cahill and alternate…

URBACT Call for Good Practices Open Now!

The URBACT call for Good Practices is accepting applications until June 30th. The project is seeking existing local practices that are impactful, participatory,…

Commission welcomes European Citizens’ Panel recommendations on energy efficiency

150 European citizens adopted 13 recommendations for the European Commission on energy efficiency during the final session of the European Citizens' Panel…

Commission rolls out plans for a European degree

The European Commission has announced a blueprint for a European degree which will pave the way for a new type of joint programme, delivered on a voluntary…

Commission allocates additional €10 million to support researchers from Ukraine under Horizon Europe

The Commission has topped up the budget of the MSCA4Ukraine initiative, set up to support researchers forced to flee Ukraine, with an additional €10…

ROUND UP OF COR’S 159TH PLENARY

The first CoR plenary session of the year took place in the European Parliament’s Hemicycle between the 31st January and the 1st February. There was…

New Regulation on Geographical indication sees protection for craft and industrial projects

The EU has recently adopted a new Regulation on the protection of geographical indications (GI) for craft and industrial projects. Geographical indications…

One-to-one consultation sessions and orientation dialogues with CINEA

The Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC) are the Irish National Contact Point for the EU Innovation Fund. In this capacity…

ROUND UP OF COR’S 158TH PLENARY

The final CoR plenary session of the year took place on the 29th and 30th November, featuring a packed agenda the Irish delegation was active and vocal…

Cork City Council Study-Visit to Brussels

A delegation, led by Deputy Lord Mayor Colette Finn, and including the Chairs of the Cork City Council Strategic Planning Committee and the equivalent…

Round up of CoR’s 157th Plenary

Coinciding with the 21st edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), The Committee of the Regions (CoR) held its 157th Plenary session between…

Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly Visit

Coinciding with the 156th CoR plenary session, the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly (EMRA) undertook a two-day study visit to Brussels. The delegation,…

Southern Regional Assembly Visit Brussels

The Southern Regional Assembly (SRA) undertook a two-day study visit to Brussels. The study visit found the delegation of eight councillors and three assembly…

156th Plenary Session Roundup

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) held its 156th plenary session on the 5th and 6th of July in the European Parliament’s Hemicycle. The session marked…

Round up of CoR’s 155th Plenary

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) held its 155th plenary session on the 24th and 25th of May. The session marked the third plenary of the year and the…

EU Funding Conference

On Wednesday 19th April 2023, the Irish Regions European Office (IREO), in conjunction with the three Regional Assemblies of Ireland and the Irish Delegation…

Round up of CoR’s 154th Plenary

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) held its 154th plenary session on the 15th and 16th March. The session marked the second plenary of the year and featured…
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EU Funding Conference – Connecting, Communicating and Collaborating – Irish Regions Cooperating across the EU

The Irish Regions European Office (IREO), in conjunction with the three Regional Assemblies of Ireland and the Irish Delegation to the EU Committee of…