EU law comes from the treaties agreed between member states. But some EU institutions have the power to make laws also. Read how EU laws are made, and how they have affected life in Ireland.
The civil, political, social and economic rights recognised by the European Union are listed in the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
An outline of organisations you can contact if you think your EU rights have been impeded.
The SOLVIT service is an EU/EEA service that attempts to resolve problems faced by citizens and businesses caused by the misapplication of EU law without the need for legal action