12 06, 2017

New Fault lines in Europe…..the political consequences of Brexit

By |2020-05-05T08:20:34+00:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , |

“New Fault lines in Europe.....the political consequences of Brexit” by John Bruton, former Taoiseach     Grattan lecture held at  the Irish Embassy in London on 12 June 2017   THE HISTORIC CONTEXT OF BREXIT If one reviews European history over the period since the Reformation five hundred years ago, the [...]

28 04, 2017

Testimony by John Bruton, at the Seanad Special Select Committee on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union

By |2020-05-04T09:52:17+00:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: Brexit|Tags: , , |

Testimony by John Bruton, at the Seanad Special Select Committee on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union 27 April 2017 I welcome the opportunity to speak here today and commend the committee on its work. If I may, I would also like to commend the government on the way [...]

8 03, 2017

Northern Ireland Elections: Warning Light For May’s Brexit Plans

By |2020-05-04T09:52:27+00:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Brexit|Tags: , , , |

Northern Ireland Elections: Warning Light For May’s Brexit Plans   by John Palmer on 8 March 2017   This article was first published on Social Europe. The British prime minister, Theresa May, does not take time off from her responsibilities in London to travel to Scotland – even to address [...]

30 01, 2017

Ireland faces heavy costs for Britain’s Brexit folly

By |2017-02-10T11:50:35+00:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Europe|Tags: , , , , |

IRELAND FACES HEAVY COSTS FOR BRITAIN’S BREXIT FOLLY.   By John Palmer   In the complex and sometimes arcane debate about the British government’s Brexit crusade, little attention has been paid to the consequences it will have for our neighbouring island, Ireland. In government circles there appears to date to [...]

25 05, 2016

9th June – Brexit and Ireland

By |2020-05-04T10:42:08+00:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: 2016, Brexit|Tags: , , |

Brexit and Ireland 9th June 2016 Discussion about the implications of a possible Brexit for Anglo-Irish relations, and more particularly the situation in Northern Ireland. Speakers: Daithi O’Ceallaigh, Board member at the Institute for International and European Affairs, Dublin, and former Irish Ambassador in London   Dr Mary Murphy,  Lecturer [...]