The Good Friday Agreement and the EU after 25 years

📅 14:00 – 15:00 (Dublin) 15:00 – 16:00 (Berlin) | Thursday, 23 March 2023 | Online

Online Event 

European Movement Ireland and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosted an online event, ‘The Good Friday Agreement and the EU after 25 years’.

This event reflected on the past 25 years of the Good Friday Agreement and the key role the European Union played. The panel spoke to the challenges faced in reaching an agreement and Northern Ireland’s relationship with Ireland, the EU and EU member states throughout the last 25 years. The panel were given an opportunity to give their hopes and visions for the next 25 years with the Good Friday Agreement.

This is the first event in the series with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in 2023.


  • Peter Burke TD, Minister of State for European Affairs
  • Rory Montgomery, Former Second Secretary General at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Former Permanent Representative and involved in the Good Friday Agreement negotiations.
  • Caitriona Mullan, Cross Border Co-operation Specialist, Association of European Border Regions and Council of Europe Centre of Expertise

Welcome Address: Matthias Barner, Director, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung UK & Ireland

Moderator: Noelle O Connell, CEO, European Movement Ireland