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IIEA21st May 20181min

In the ongoing negotiations over the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, the upcoming discussion on the framework for the future relationship between the parties will be critical for Ireland. This IIEA publication analyses the impact that possible UK-EU trade arrangements could have on the Irish agri-food sector. This is the first in a series of IIEA reports looking at the impact Brexit will have on a range of important sectors for Ireland and the all-island economy. Con Lucey, the report author, was Chief Economist of the Irish Farmers Association from 1979 to 2008, where he was involved in providing information and analysis on farm production economics, national economic policy and EU policy. He represented the IFA on the National Economic and Social Council and served as the organisation’s liaison officer with Government on Social Partnership.

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James Lawless, TD and Spokesperson on Science, Technology, Research and Development, Fianna Fail Fred Logue, Principal, FP Logue Solicitors, Barry O'Sullivan, Professor and Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, University College Cork
IIEA15th May 20182min

The panel discussed the use of personal data and online advertising networks, the threat this poses and how new regulation might help address the problem.

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Minister Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment
IIEA1st May 20182min

In his address, Minister Denis Naughten launched The Sustainable Development Goals: National Implementation Plan 2018-2020, which sets out how the Irish Government will implement the SDGs in Ireland and support countries around the world to do the same, particularly through the work of Irish Aid, Ireland’s programme for overseas development.

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IIEA24th April 20182min

Taking place shortly after the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, this half-day conference featured a conversation with former Taoisigh on the topic of the Northern Ireland peace settlement, and the role it has played in the Brexit negotiations, chaired by Olivia O’Leary. Subsequently, a panel of high level European speakers discussed the future of the EU without the United Kingdom.

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IIEA26th March 201814min

In these complementary blogs, IIEA Future of EU27 Group Member and Former Head of the European Parliament Office in Dublin, Francis Jacobs, and IIEA EU Affairs Researcher, Darragh Moriarty, consider the outcome of the Italian General Election of 4 March 2018, analyse its implications and look ahead to what the results might mean for the formation of the next Italian government and the impact this will have on Italy’s role in the EU.