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To wrap-up the calendar year of events, the IIEA hosted a special Christmas edition of the Young Professionals’ Network, in which a panel of experts discussed the major developments that took place throughout the year. Shona Murray, Euronews Brussels Correspondent; Ben TonraProfessor of International Relations at UCD; and Hannah Deasy, IIEA Communications Director, took part in a wide-ranging discussion on the events of 2018, which included topics such as Brexit, the Gilets Jaunes protests, President Trump and the referendum in Ireland to repeal the 8th amendment. This was the biggest YPN event of the year, with over 50 people coming along to enjoy the discussion and some festive drinks and snacks.


This event was free and open to all members of the IIEA’s Young Professionals’ Network.