Events to Prepare You for the European Elections!

May 20, 2024

The Wheel is delighted to be working with the European Parliament Liaison Office to bring you updates in the run up to the #EuropeanElections2024 on 7 June. The Elections are just around the corner so don’t miss the opportunity to #UseYourVote!

Stay informed and get involved!

As we approach the European Elections, there are numerous opportunities for you to get informed, exchange ideas, and learn about the EU's impact in your region and how the EU operates. Check out the exciting events listed below and be sure to follow the European Parliament Liaison Office on Facebook, Instagram and X for the latest news and updates!

How to Vote

Not sure how to go about voting? Check out the European Parliament’s explainer guide on how to vote in the EU Elections in Ireland. The guide covers voter eligibility, where to vote, and questions about voter accessibility among other important FAQs.

Thursday 23 May: Debate of the candidates to the presidency of the Commission – EU Elections

Follow the debate of five European Commission President Candidates on 23 May from 2pm to 4pm Irish Time. Organised by European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and hosted by the European Parliament, the debate is available on the European Parliament’s website and social media channels.

Thursday 30 May: EU Election Town Hall - Ireland Dublin Constituency, Dublin

European Movement Ireland and the European Parliament Liaison Office are hosting an in-person event moderated by Journalist, Author and Broadcaster Flor MacCarthy. This event will see journalists and academics discuss topics such as the role of the European Elections, the impact of the European Parliament in our daily lives, and the role of voters in shaping our future. Register here

Thursday 13 June: Monthly EU basics webinars

The webinar will offer an introduction into how the European Union works and what role it plays in our lives. Each webinar will start with a presentation followed by a Q&A for participants. There is no prior knowledge required. The topics covered range from the EU’s law-making process, to areas where the EU makes rules and where it does not, to how half a century of EU membership have influenced Ireland. Register here

Need an expert EU speaker for your own event? Check out Team Europe

Team EUROPE DIRECT is a network of independent and inspirational speakers and moderators, proficient in EU topics and communication, capable of conveying the activities of the EU to a broad audience and stimulating public debate about Europe. The Network has just been relaunched in Ireland with 6 members available to speak at EU-related events around the country. Check out the speakers now.

This blog was brought to you by the European Parliament Liaison Office and The Wheel.

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