In this EM Ireland Brussels Branch special episode of Just the Chats, we sit down with Naomi O’Leary, Europe Correspondent of the Irish Times, and David Garrahy, Chair of the EM Ireland Brussels Branch for their insights and analysis from Brussels. We delve into how Ireland is seen in Brussels and across the EU, the role that languages and multilingualism play in EU relations and how Ireland’s approach is sometimes from the Anglosphere. We look ahead to the European Council summit and Commissioner hearings later this week – including that of Mairead McGuinness, Commissioner-Designate for Ireland, we explore and analyse the latest Brexit developments, and talk frankly about new working and living norms in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Music credit: Ailbhe Crowley
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