Europe for Beginners: Programme 3 – The European Parliament

A new Radio series exploring the historical development of the EU and Ireland’s place in that development will be broadcast by north east Dublin Community radio station near90fm. The programmes will be aired on nine consecutive Thursday’s at 6.30pm commencing 3rd March 2011. Series Producer, Ignacio Irigoien says “this series is to inform people of the history and workings of the EU, its institutions and their effect on Ireland. It is a very timely initiative in view of the increasing role the EU will have in Irish affairs, especially economically, in the coming years”.

Programme 3 – The European Parliament
The European Parliament is the only institution directly elected by the citizens of the countries that constitute the European Union therefore it has a special interest to all of us and in this programme we will learn about how it works and its functions.