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EU stories

EU membership has brought many benefits to Ireland and to the Irish people. The stories listed below illustrate some of these benefits.

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More Than A Club is an EU-funded programme that aims to promote social inclusion and teach numeracy to young students through soccer

Project locations
Co. Dublin, Ireland
Co. Cork, Ireland
United Kingdom

Thanks to the EU’s PEACE IV programme, students from the border region have been empowered through active learning activities to find common ground

Project locations
Co. Cavan, Ireland
Co. Monaghan, Ireland
Belfast, United Kingdom

CETA - the EU’s new trade agreement with Canada - has opened some great export opportunities for The Shed Distillery in Drumshanbo in Co Leitrim

Project locations
Co. Leitrim, Ireland

Irish participants in an EU funded project are shedding light on the darkest depths of the North Atlantic maritime region

Project locations
Co. Galway, Ireland

With EU support, Birdwatch Ireland is using pioneering measures to improve breeding outcomes on both farmland and bogs for the endangered curlew

Project locations
Co. Galway, Ireland
Co. Leitrim, Ireland

EU funding has helped reconstruct a railway bridge in Leitrim thereby leading to improved rail journey times between Sligo and Dublin.

Project locations
Co. Leitrim, Ireland

Find out about Ireland's destinations of sustainable tourism which have been awarded the European Destination of Excellence label

Project locations
Ireland

Islands off the coast of Ireland are set to become more self-sufficient, prosperous and sustainable thanks to an EU clean energy initiative.

Project locations
Aran Islands, Co. Galway, Ireland
Cape Clear, Co. Cork, Ireland