EU Affairs

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Professor John O’Brennan, Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration and Director of the Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies. Pat Kelly, Director of the Enlargement and Western Balkans Unit in the EU Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
IIEA9th December 20191min

Professor John O’Brennan (Maynooth University) and Pat Kelly (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) discuss recent developments in the debate on EU enlargement to the Western Balkans.

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Karen Banks, Deputy Director General of the Legal Service of the European Commission
IIEA22nd October 20191min

Ms Banks demonstrates how EU law can affect national rules concerning the judiciary and the administration of justice at the national level. She discusses how EU law relies on the national justice systems to apply EU norms and outlines how fundamental rights embedded in cross border legislation and can have profound implications for national judicial systems.