Digital Event: Britain and Ireland: Lives Entwined ‘Shifting Borders, Shifting Identity’ 24 November 2020

The Office of the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels with the British Council, in collaboration with the UK Mission to the European Union and the Permanent Representation of Ireland to the European Union present ‘Lives Entwined: Shifting Borders, Shifting Identity’ on Tuesday 24 November at 14:00-15:00 CET.

This digital event will be opened by Director of the Office of the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels, Lynsey Moore with remarks from Eamonn Mac Aodha, Director, Parliament and Institutions Team, Permanent Representation of Ireland to the European Union and Rory O’Donnell, Director, EU Trade Policy and Northern Ireland at the UK Mission to the European Union.

Authors Ian Marshall and Susan McKay will reflect on their contributions to the fifth volume of Britain & Ireland: Lives Entwined. Ian Marshall will share his thoughts on Northern Ireland’s ‘Relationships, Realities and Representation’ while Susan McKay will read and discuss her piece entitled ‘Being more Lyra’ on the life and death of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee.

The readings will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session moderated by the British Council’s Chief Executive Sir Ciarán Devane.

‘Britain & Ireland: Lives Entwined’ is a fifth-volume series of essays exploring the complex web of relations that exist between Britain and Ireland. The latest edition, ‘Shifting Borders, Shifting Identity’ is a collection of 10 essays reflecting on the current context of change on the islands.

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