The People's Movement campaigns against any measures that further develop the EU into a federal super-state and works to defend and enhance popular sovereignty, democracy and social justice in Ireland.


People's News - 5 October 2014

The current edition of People's News, dated 5 October 2014, is available for download here (1.13 MB).

Back issues of the newsletter are available here.


TTIP pamphlet launched

A new People's Movement pamphlet explains how an EU-US trade and investment treaty threatens democracy, would attack workers’ rights, erode social standards and environmental regulations, dilute food safety rules, undermine regulations on the use of toxic chemicals, rubbish digital privacy laws, and strangle developing economies.

A copy (356 KB) of the pamphlet in PDF format is available here.


Speakers at the launch of the TIPP pamphlet

A press conference was held in Dublin on 5 September to launch the pamphlet. A press statement which summarises the contributions of the various speakers at the launch can be accessed here.

The effects of the proposed TIPP on jobs are discussed in a leaflet issued by the People's Movement. The leaflet can be downloaded here.


Dublin - 9 May 2014

Above and below: Members of the People's Movement protesting outside the offices of the European Parliament, Dublin, on Europe Day, 2014.

People's Movement
Europe Day event
'No to EU-imposed austerity!'
Assemble at Leinster House, Kildare Street
Proceed to EU Parliament Offices, Molesworth Street
We will have banners, t-shirts and placards.
Friday, 9 May 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m.


New flag proposed for the EU


The flag of austerity in Europe.

Galway-based artist Barbara Glynn has redesigned the flag of the European Union in order to symbolise its policy of permanent austerity.


The new flag flying.


New poll reveals lack of awareness and mistrust

A new RedC poll commissioned by the EU Democrats, an EU-wide political organization, for the People’s Movement has found that Irish people are not aware of forthcoming changes to the EU's decision-making process and that they are strongly opposed to any further impositions on taxpayers to save the euro.

A summary of the poll results is available in PDF format here. A press statement issued by the People's Movement is available here.


Banking union

The People's Movement condemned the proposed euro-zone banking union in a press statement issued on 18 December 2013.


New print by Robert Ballagh

A new print by Robert Ballagh, in a limited edition of twenty-five, is available from the People’s Movement. The print depicts one star in the EU flag representing a fractured EU member state — Ireland!

The print, which is 37 × 30 cm, costs €125 unframed and €150 framed. All proceeds go to supporting our work. Phone 087 2308330 for your copy.


For sovereignty, democracy and social justice.