MINISTER HUMPHREYS LAUNCHES BORDER CONFERENCE AT BLAYNEY SCHOOL

27 September 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

THE Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys has officially announced plans for the launch of an innovative conference to be held at a Castleblayney school on the last weekend of October. It aims to examine the future of the Irish border in the context of Brexit. There is an impressive array of national and international experts attending.

The conference, which is supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Communicating Europe Initiative, takes place at the campus of Our Lady’s Secondary, Castleblayney on October 26- ‘Brexit weekend’. Among those speaking are Dr Peter Leary (Oxford Brookes University), Dr Ed Burke (University of Nottingham), Dr Thomas Leahy (Cardiff University) and well known Irish historian Dr Brian Hanley. Each of these have published major…

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