INVITATION EVENT
6-7 December 2017

Ireland and Scotland: The Bilateral Relationship and European Perspectives

Date: Wednesday 6 – Thursday 7 December 2017

Edinburgh | By invitation only

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Outlook for Irish and Scottish Politics: Opportunities and Challenges

Dearbhail McDonald
Independent News Media Group Business Editor and Eisenhower Fellow

Iain Macwhirter
Political Columnist · The Herald (Glasgow)

Barry Andrews | Chair
Director General · Institute of International and European Affairs

What Sort of Brexit and Prospects for the Talks: Ireland, Scotland and the Bilateral Relationship

Stephen Donnelly TD
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Brexit

Dr Kirsty Hughes
Director · Scottish Centre on European Relations

Dearbhail McDonald | Chair
Independent News Media Group Business Editor and Eisenhower Fellow

The EU’s Internal Challenges and Prospects: Implications for Ireland and Scotland

Barry Andrews
Director General · Institute of International and European Affairs

Christine O’Neill
Partner and Chair · Brodies LLP

Dr Mark Hanniffy | Chair
Consul General of Ireland in Scotland

Thursday 7 December 2017

The EU’s External Challenges and Prospects: Implications for Ireland and Scotland

Mure Dickie
Scotland Correspondent · Financial Times

Alan O’Brien
Deputy Director for British-Irish Relations · Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Dr Kirsty Hughes | Chair
Director · Scottish Centre on European Relations

Looking Ahead Five Years: The EU, Brexit and Prospects and Goals for the Bilateral Relationship

Paul Gillespie
Columnist · The Irish Times

Prof Drew Scott
Co-Director of the Edinburgh Europa Institute · University of Edinburgh

Barry Andrews | Chair
Director General · Institute of International and European Affairs

The Scottish Centre on European Relations is an independent EU think tank based in Edinburgh