Brexit

Brexit Analysis


The relationship between the UK and the EU, and its implications for Ireland, has been a central element of the IIEA’s events and research programme for over two decades. The programme monitors and analyses the latest developments in Brexit, the UK’s future relationship with Europe, and the constitutional future of the UK itself.


3rd June 2021

Brexit Brief 111

Issue 111 of the Brexit Brief assesses the latest developments in the new EU-UK relationship and notes the current state of play of Ireland-UK relations.
1min
27th May 2021

Reflections on Ireland, Europe and the ‘Northern Ireland Problem’

Lisa Claire Whitten is the winner of the inaugural Brendan Halligan Emerging Scholar award, for her essay on the topic of ‘Reflections on Ireland and Europe’.
1min
26th May 2021

The Future of Anglo-Irish Relations

Marking the IIEA’s 30th Anniversary, we are delighted to host a panel discussion exploring the future of Anglo-Irish relations, north-south and east-west.
3min
26th May 2021

Peace in Ireland: Reflections on the Past and Future

To mark the IIEA’s 30th Anniversary, the IIEA is delighted to welcome Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach, and Tony Blair, former UK Prime Minister, for an in-conversation session on Northern Ireland and Anglo-Irish relations.
2min
20th May 2021

The View from the Home Nations: Assessing the Scottish and Welsh Elections’ Impact on East-West and EU-UK Relations

Following the recent Scottish and Welsh elections, this blog assesses the future of East-West and EU-UK relations considering the return of both Nicola Sturgeon and Mark Drakeford to power.
8min
19th May 2021

Brexit Brief 110

Issue 110 of the Brexit Brief assesses the latest developments in the new EU-UK relationship and notes the current state of play of Ireland-UK relations.
1min
13th May 2021

Seeds and Saplings: The Path to the Good Friday Agreement

In this briefing, as part of the IIEA’s 30th Anniversary Celebration, Fergus Finlay examines the milestones along the way to reaching the historic Good Friday Agreement in 1998.
1min
11th May 2021

Global Britain in a Competitive Age: A Vision for the UK

Minister Morton discusses the UK Integrated Review of security, defence, development and foreign policy.
1min

Brexit Publications

27th May 2021

Reflections on Ireland, Europe and the ‘Northern Ireland Problem’

The Brendan Halligan Emerging Scholar Award is an initiative of the IIEA to honour the legacy of our Founder and President, Brendan Halligan. Lisa Claire Whitten is the winner of the inaugural award, for her essay on the topic of ‘Reflections on Ireland and Europe’. Lisa is a PhD candidate at Queen’s University Belfast, researching the impact of Brexit on the constitution of Northern Ireland.
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13th May 2021

SEEDS AND SAPLINGS: THE PATH TO THE GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT

In this briefing, as part of the IIEA’s 30th Anniversary Celebration, Fergus Finlay examines the milestones along the way to reaching the historic Good Friday Agreement in 1998. From the Sunningdale Agreement to the Downing Street Declaration, through to the Good Friday Agreement itself, he charts the course which led to peace on the island of Ireland. Fergus Finlay served as advisor to then-Tanáiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dick Spring, from 1994-1997. He is a weekly columnist with the Irish Examiner and previously served as CEO of Barnados.
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9th October 2020

Brexit and the Implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland

On 8 September 2020, in the House of Commons, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, announced that the UK Government intended to disapply key provisions of the Withdrawal Agreement, breaking International law in the process.
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Brexit Past Events

26th May 2021

The Future of Anglo-Irish Relations

Marking the IIEA’s 30th Anniversary, we are delighted to host a panel discussion exploring the future of Anglo-Irish relations, north-south and east-west.
0
26th May 2021

Peace in Ireland: Reflections on the Past and Future

To mark the IIEA’s 30th Anniversary, the IIEA is delighted to welcome Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach, and Tony Blair, former UK Prime Minister, for an in-conversation session on Northern Ireland and Anglo-Irish relations.
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11th May 2021

Global Britain in a Competitive Age: A Vision for the UK

Minister Morton discusses the UK Integrated Review of security, defence, development and foreign policy.
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15th February 2021

Britain Alone: The Path from Suez to Brexit

Philip Stephens offers his analysis on the role of a post-Brexit UK in the world.
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