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‘The Future of the Irish Border and the European Union’s Role’ – Conference, Castleblayney, October 26 September 29, 2019

Posted by guestposter in Uncategorized.

Our Lady’s Secondary School, Castleblayney will host a conference on October 26 entitled ‘The Future of the Irish Border and the European Union’s Role’. This event will be funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Communicating Europe Initiative. The school is located in close proximity to the Monaghan-Armagh border and the intention is to bring writers, academics and researchers to the border area so that they can present their work to community groups, members of the public and particularly young people. There will be three panels 90 minute throughout the day. Booking is free but attendees must pre register. Full programme to follow.

Speakers include;
Marian Harkin (former MEP)
Dr Ed Burke (University of Nottingham)
Dr Katy Hayward (Queen’s University, Belfast)
Sheelagh Brady (DCU & Security Analysis & Research)
Senator Ian Marshall
Dr Brian Hanley (Historian & Author)
Dr Thomas Leahy (Cardiff University)
Dr Peter Leary (Oxford Brookes University),
Dr Noelle Higgins (Maynooth University)
Darrach McDonald (Journalist & Historian)
The Centre for Cross Border Studies
Border Communities Against Brexit
and many more!


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