European Union Society Hosts Irish Consul General

Society hosts Consul General Dr Mark Hanniffy for public lecture


19 Jan 2017

The Edinburgh University European Union Society hosted Dr Mark Hanniffy, Consul General of Ireland in Edinburgh, today for a public lecture.

Dr Hanniffy spoke on theme of Brexit: Its Impact on Ireland and British-Irish Relations, giving the response of the Irish government to the possible implications of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU for Ireland.

He also outlined how the shape of UK-Ireland relations might adapt as a result of Brexit.

The event was organised and chaired by Anthony Salamone, President of the European Union Society, with support from the Society's Executive Committee.

Anthony Salamone, Europa Institute Member, is PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Edinburgh.


The Edinburgh Europa Institute is the University of Edinburgh's research centre on European integration. Founded in 1968, it is the oldest organsation of its kind in Scotland and the UK. The Institute occupies a strategic position in academic and policy debates on Europe and organises a range of events and activities for academics, practitioners and the wider public.