Article Published June 16th, 2015
Ireland, the United Kingdom and the European Union
in conjunction with the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA), Dublin
30th June 2015
This event discussed the possible impact on Ireland of uncertainty over the United Kingdom’s position in the European Union; and of simultaneous uncertainty over the internal governance of the United Kingdom.
Copies of a recent report by the IIEA on this subject, Britain and Europe: The Endgame – An Irish Perspective can be downloaded from the IIEA website, and hard copies are available for £10 from the Federal Trust (email [email protected]).
Session 1: Britain and the European Union
Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust
John McGrane, Director General, British-Irish Chamber of Commerce
Session 2: Ireland and the (dis)United Kingdom
John Palmer, former European editor of The Guardian, and former political director of the European Policy Centre, Brussels
Paul Gillespie, former foreign policy editor for The Irish Times