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European Year of Volunteering 2011

2011 has been designated the European Year of Volunteering, providing an opportunity for the thousands of volunteers in Ireland to promote and showcase...

06 January 2011

European Year of Volunteering 2011

Ireland's Role in the EU

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15 July 2009

Ireland's Role in the EU

Why was the EU founded?

The overall aim of the EEC/EU, since its foundation in 1958, is to promote peace; the values of human rights; democracy; equality; the rule of law; and...

23 June 2009

Why was the EU founded?