Feb 28 - CG Kevin Byrne at Nanovic Institute '50 Years of Union'.
News21 February 2023
Guest Panelists at Celebration of Ireland in the EU
Consul General Kevin Byrne joins guests panelistst for a celebration: 50 Years of Union: Celebrating Ireland in the EU: A Conversation on EU-IRE Relations Now at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies
In May of 1972, 83% of Irish voters elected to join the European Union in 1073; 50 years later, many Irish still see themselves as proudly European, with approval ratings for the EU remaining near 86%.
To celebrate the golden 50th anniversary of Ireland in the EU, panelists will discuss how much this union has changed the island of Ireland. Amongst other topics, the conversation will talk from their unique perspectives and commentary about Irish culture, language, and climate, thinking about how the EU has helped to develop these scenes in Ireland, and where the future could be for Ireland in the European Union.