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European Elections 2024

Every five years, European citizens are called to the polls to elect the MEPs who represent them at the European Parliament. The next European elections will take place from 6 to 9 June 2024 (in Ireland on Friday, 7 June).
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The Middle East crisis

The EU has unequivocally condemned the violent and indiscriminate terrorist attacks across Israel carried out on 7 October 2023 by Hamas. It has also reiterated the importance of ensuring the protection of all civilians at all times in line with international humanitarian law.
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Key EU policies for Ireland

Get information on key EU policy areas for Ireland: energy, agriculture, economy, environment, fisheries, research, digital, taxation

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European farmers exempted from rules on land lying fallow

The European Commission has officially adopted a regulation which grants a partial exemption for European farmers from the conditionality rule on land lying fallow. This follows the Commission's proposal presented on 31 January, and discussions with Member States in committee meetings.

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European Year of Skills 2023

Find information on the European Year of Skills 2023 and about events and activities taking place all over Europe.
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Information for people fleeing the war in Ukraine

Information in English, Ukrainian and Russian on crossing the border into an EU country, eligibility for temporary protection and applying for international protection and on travel rights inside the EU.

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Recovery Plan for Europe

The €1.8 trillion Recovery Plan for Europe supports Ireland’s economic recovery and helps build a greener, more digital and more resilient Europe