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To find information about working, studying or volunteering in Europe, visit the Eurodesk Ireland website or call in to one of the Eurodesk multiplier information centres across the country.


In less than two months, 15000 young 18-year-old Europeans will be able to travel across the EU. Get ready to apply on 12 June and spread the news!… #DiscoverEU #EuropeforCulture Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Glad to have Eva from @ERYICAYI today at #MS2018 giving an overview of Eryica's activities on #youthinformation 👦📱👩📱 Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Testing new #euroclasses module on #europarticipation at Eurodesk Multipliers’ Seminar #MS2018 Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

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📚👭📚👫📚👬 Learning and Training today at #MS2018! Participants are attending a workshop on #DigitalTools for effective #communication 🎯 ✅ Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia! 🌈🇪🇺🏳️‍🌈 To be European is not to fear but to embrace what's different. Watch 'Debut', a short film about one young man finding the strength to be himself. #EUandMe #IDAHOT #EU4LGBTI Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Commission marks International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia - Europe Direct Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

@eurodesk multipliers are informing young people about #eu opportunities on a daily basis, at grassroots level. This is a key for future of #EU, discovering other countries, cultures, learning & developing oneself! Says @jeroen_lenaers #ms2018 Eurodesk Awards Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

A learning mobility has changed my life! Yes, we agree! @eurodesk #multipliers seminar #ms2018 @Europarl_EN hosted by @jeroen_lenaers Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

The @EU_Commission has published today its proposal for the new EU Youth Strategy “Engaging, Connecting and Empowering young people” - Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

@Eurodesk Awards ceremnony in the @EuropeanParl live!…

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Amazing #multipliers group visiting the @Europarl_EN for the Eurodesk awards ceremony 🎉🎉🎉 #MS2018 Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

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Find more info on #discoverEU -… @leargas @Spunout @ywirl @Crosscare1 @YMCAIreland @EDICSligo @EDinBlanch @ballinasloeEDIC @edicdonegal @VSI_Ireland…

Trying to spot our delegates Katarzyna from @yicletterkenny and Gillian from @ywitipp at @Eurodesk Multipliers Seminar in Brussels! @Leargas…

Have you planned your #EHDs #JEP2018 event yet? What about bringing your community together to share stories with some food? Our brochure of 101 Event Ideas is full of inspiration!… #EuropeforCulture #EYCH2018 Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

On Friday, new EU rules come into application, granting new rights to EU citizens. Please see short guide (in attached images) as to what these changes will be! @EU_Commission @eurireland @LEOSligo @LEOLeitrim @leomhaigheo @SligoLeader @SligoChampion @sligoweekender @SligosBuzzin Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

We're happy to announce the winners of our #MySocialRights 📸competition! Well done to our top 3⃣ winners, Chiara Vitali, Zsófia Anna Kollár & Erwin Zareie! 👏👏👏 They'll attend & have their photo displayed at #EYE2018. They've also won a travel pass to explore Europe! 🇪🇺 Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

The call for the European Youth Awards (EYA) 2018 has been launched! Socially committed and creative entrepreneurs, start-up founders, designers, producers, application developers, journalists, writers under 33...…

The call for the European Youth Awards (EYA) 2018 has been launched!Socially committed and creative entrepreneurs,...

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The call for the European Youth Awards (EYA) 2018 has been launched! Socially committed and creative entrepreneurs, start-up founders, designers, producers, application developers, journalists, writers under 33...…

I wish I was 18 this year! :) @Leargas @SpunOut @ywirl @YMCAIreland @Crosscare1 @EurodeskIreland @Eurodesk @eurireland…

A great team behind excellent idea that will be guiding European youth on their trips to #DiscoverEU already this summer! 🚝🚂🚌✈️ @matorphanides Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Following yesterday's announcement on the long-term #EUBudget, join the Facebook Chat with Commissioner @GOettingerEU today at 12:30 👨‍💻 Start posting your questions! ➡ Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Europe may have the wind in its sails, but its unemployed youth are still adrift at sea. Read our latest blog piece and contribution to the debate on Europe’s long-term issue: Youth unemployment Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

The successor programme to @EUErasmusPlus is to receive €30 billion #EUBudget for 2021-2027 which is over double the budget of 2014-2020! It means more youth projects, more youth exchanges and, simply, more youth benefiting from the prg:…. #FutureOfEurope Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

If you'd like to find out more about the European Solidarity Corps, contact us here in Léargas - we'd be happy to help!… Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

#DiscoverEU stakeholder event: embarking in a new youth initiative, connecting people and feeling united as Europeans... 15.000 youngsters will already be available to travel this summer says @sophiabrussels Stay tuned with @Eurodesk! Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Interesting findings about most popular #ErasmusPlus destinations to #studyabroad! Check @EurodeskIreland and @euroguidanceIE booklet & get inspired! @Leargas @NCGEGuidance…

The European Parliament information office (Ireland) @EPinIreland has organised a youth consultation event in Sligo on Saturday 19th May in relation to 'The Future of Europe'. You can register to attend the event on this link…@eurireland @SligosBuzzin Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

We agree! Travelling is a great opportunity to discover both differences & similarities :) - thinking about #studying, #working, #volunteering and #travelling in #Europe? Contact @Eurodesk for info & support! @SpunOut @EurodeskIreland @ywirl @YMCAIreland @Crosscare1 @VSI_Ireland…

Take part in the #photo competition and win a trip to the @EP_EYE2018 in #Strasbourg!… Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

World penguin 🐧 day! Volunteer in Ecuador! This animal shelter hosts wild animals: ocelots🐆, penguins🐧, blue-footed boobies, tapir, buffalo, deer, ostrich, yamalas, cuchucho, birds🦉🕊️, alligators🐊, ostrich, peacocks, turtles 🐢 @VolOps @Comhlamh Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Equal opportunities, social inclusion, employment, gender equality… Pick one of your #SociaRights and get snapping! 📸 For your chance to attend #EYE2018 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ as well as winning amazing prizes 🚆🛤️, enter #MySocialRights competition! 👉 Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

#EVS in #Portugal! The #University of #Madeira #Students#Union in #Portugal, is looking for an #Irish #volunteer starting ASAP for a period of 7 months. Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Congratulations to the winners from @EurodeskIreland! It's great to see that @EDICNI cooperates with @eurodeskUK as we cooperate with @edicdonegal @EDICSligo @EDinBlanch @ballinasloeEDIC on the other side of the border! :)…

📣 Are you 18 years old? Would you like to explore Europe this summer 😎 ? A new #EU initiative will be launched in June enabling young people to #travel up to 30 days and visit up to 4 countries! 🌞🎊 Stay tuned ➡ @EuropeanYouthEU Read more: #youthinfo Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Best wishes from @EurodeskIreland! Have a great #youthworkirelandweek!!…

@spacedoutpup @ywitipp @Leargas Great! Here is our email address: :) - enjoy your #EVS!

#Volunteer in #Finland! Vanhamäki Wellness Center organizes camps and recreational days for different groups with horses, exercise and organic farming and products Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

.@eu_echo has launched a #VirtualReality roadshow on how #EUSavesLives and responds to emergency and disasters in Europe and worldwide. It will travel across several European countries from #Vilnius to #Rome between April and July 2018. Learn more →!GW67Tn Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

In few days, new EU rules will come into application, granting new rights to EU citizens. What does it mean for you? Learn more about!kV47nc… Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Studying in another #European country can widen your horizons as well as open many doors to jobs in the future! Find out more about your #opportunities! @EurodeskIreland @euroguidanceIE @Eurodesk…

Proud to announce launch of #EuropeanYouth Together - a new project supported by #ErasmusPlus that will connect young people from different parts of the continent, enabling them to learn about each other & what it feels like to be European #EUYCSofia Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

@spacedoutpup @ywitipp @Leargas We would be delighted if you could send us a little article about your EVS experience! We will publish it on the #EuropeanYouth Portal :). Enjoy your #EVS!

To help #schools make the most of new technologies, @EU_ScienceHub developed #SELFIE_EU. We want to reach 1 million #teachers, students & school leaders with this tool by end of 2019. More information here: #EducateToCreate Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

It is a critical time to influence our decision-makers for a framework that fosters and ensures quality learning mobility. Thank you for the opportunity to share our ideas for how to boost #youth #mobility #Eurodyssey @europeanregions @ActirisBrussels #YouthInfo Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Congratulations to all winners! We are also very proud that @EurodeskIreland multiplier @ywitipp received a Honorable Mention for their #TTM2017 event! Well done to @PaulineTRYS & @ywitipp team! @Leargas @ywirl @NCGEGuidance @SpunOut @Crosscare1 @YMCAIreland @nycinews @DCYAPress…

What’s next? The next #euyc will take place in Vienna 2-4 September to define how to implement the 11 #youthgoals defined in #EUYCSofia ! @eurodesk looks forward to take on board the outcomes and continue the process! Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Have you had a languages lightbulb moment? Innovative, creative language initiatives from Ireland - whether big or small, formal or informal - can gain international recognition with the European Language Label award. Apply online by 30 April Retweeted by Eurodesk Ireland

Well done, @audrey_frith @Eurodesk! @Leargas @ywirl @Crosscare1 @YMCAIreland @SpunOut @EDICSligo @EDinBlanch @edicdonegal @ballinasloeEDIC @nycinews…

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Eurodesk IrelandWednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 10:02pm
The next deadline for the Traineeships at the European Commission is 31 August 2018 (12:00 noon, Brussels time).
Trainees will receive a monthly grant of EUR 1,176,83 and reimbursement of travel expenses. Accident and health insurance will also be provided.

The application period will start on 16 July 2018, 12:00 noon, CET.

The traineeship period is March 2019 - July 2019.

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Eurodesk IrelandWednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 4:15am
Check the Eurodesk newsletter for May 2018 to find out more about Eurodesk activities and European competitions, awards and programmes!
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Eurodesk Ireland shared Eurodesk's live video.Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 3:48am
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Eurodesk IrelandTuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 10:05pm
Sport as a tool for integration and social inclusion of refugees -
Launched by the European Commission, the call EAC/S16/2018 aims at supporting local sport projects focused on the integration of refugees.
Projects should involve local sport organisations, focus resources on activities where both women and men participate and involve refugees in mixed sport activities, especially at young age (up to 30 years old).
Eligible activities
- Sport activities aimed at promoting participation of refugees;
- Development, identification, promotion and sharing of activities and good practices about participation of refugees into sport activities with the clear aim at their integration into host societies.
Activities must take place in the EU Member States between between 1st January and 31st December 2019.

The maximum grant will be 60,000 euros.

The Commission expects to fund approximately 25 proposals.

Deadline: 7 June 2018, 12:00 CET.

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Eurodesk IrelandTuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 2:06am
Mobility First! - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2018
Mobility First! is an initiative by Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) aimed at supporting the mobility of artists and cultural professionals for cross-border activities including participation in events, networking, research and collaborative meetings. Mobility support is provided to individuals to travel from Asia to Europe, Europe to Asia & within Asia.
Who can apply
- Individuals & organisations actively involved in the field of arts & culture
How to apply:
- Individuals should apply here;
- Organisations should apply here .
- 25 April 2018 (travel period 1 June - 30 September 2018);
- 30 May 2018 (travel period 1 August - 30 November 2018);
- 30 June 2018 (travel period 1 September - 15 December 2018).
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