January 23, 2017

Second All-Island Civic Dialogue to take place in Feb 2017

In response to the UK’s decision to leave the EU the Irish Government hosted the first All-Island Civic Dialogue in November 2016.  The Centre’s Director Ruth Taillon attended the event and highlighted the continued need for cross-border collaboration. Listen again to Ruth Taillon [1:46 mins]

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The event was followed by 12 All-Island sectoral events which provided a platform for a variety of stakeholders across a wide range of sectors.

The second Plenary session will build on the sectoral events and will be held in Dublin Castle on Friday 17th February 2017.

The main output from the Civic Dialogue process will be a report which will be used to help inform the Government’s position on issues related to the UK’s exit negotiations

See more: Merrion Street Press Release