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News 2011

Feighan to undertake study on decade of commemorations

Added 8-Dec-2011
The British Irish Parliamentary Assembly will undertake its own study of how best to approach the series of commemorations that will take place over the next decade marking the centenaries...
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Laurence Robertson will bring experience and knowledge to British Irish Parliamentary Assembly

Added 1-Dec-2011
The Co Chairman of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Joe McHugh TD, has congratulated the new British Co-Chair of the Assembly, Laurence Robertson MP, who was appointed today to succeed...
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McHugh congratulates British Ambassador on new appointment

Added 30-Nov-2011
The appointment of the British Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Julian King, to the post of Director General of the Northern Ireland Office is a positive development for North-South and British-Irish...
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Assembly Chairman pays tribute to Gary Speed

Added 28-Nov-2011
The Co-Chairman of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Mr Joe McHugh TD, has today paid tribute to the late Gary Speed and offered his sympathies to his Welsh colleagues in the...
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Joe McHugh pays tribute to Lord Cope of Berkeley

Added 25-Oct-2011
The Co-Chairman of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly*, Joe McHugh TD, has paid tribute to his British counterpart, Lord Cope Of Berkeley, who has announced that he is stepping down...
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Assembly Co-Chairmen meet local Irish Groups in Brighton

Added 24-Oct-2011
The Co-Chairmen of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Lord Cope of Berkeley and Joe McHugh TD, today met with representatives from the local Irish community in Brighton.
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McHugh calls for better interaction between North/South and British/Irish bodies

Added 24-Oct-2011
Speaking at the 43rd plenary of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly*in the Grand Hotel Brighton, the Assembly Co-Chairman, Joe McHugh TD, called for greater co-ordination and co-operation between the various...
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As Assembly meets in Brighton, Co-Chairs call for focus on the future

Added 23-Oct-2011
Speaking in advance of the opening of the 43rd plenary of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly (Monday-Tuesday 24-25 October) in Brighton, the Assembly Co-Chairs, Lord Cope of Berkeley and Joe...
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Banking and the economy to be discussed at British Irish Parliamentary Assembly

Added 18-Oct-2011
The banking crisis and the economy will be the key issues under discussion at the 43rd plenary of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly* that will take place in the Grand...
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43rd plenary to take place in Brighton 24-25 October 2011

Added 10-Oct-2011
The 43rd plenary of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly* will take place in the Grand Hotel, Brighton, from Monday 24th - Tuesday 25th October 2011.
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British Irish Parliamentary Assembly Co-Chair addresses Conservative Party Conference

Added 4-Oct-2011
The Co-Chairman of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Joe McHugh TD, has called for public services to be pooled on both sides of the border where possible.
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British Irish Parliamentary Assembly Co-Chairman pays tribute to Harri Holkeri

Added 8-Aug-2011
The Co-Chairman of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Joe McHugh TD, has paid tribute to the former Finnish Prime Minister, Harri Holkeri, who co-chaired the talks that led to the Good...
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NAMA Chairman addresses British Irish Parliamentary Assembly - outlines progress over past year

Added 14-Jun-2011
The Chairman of the National Asset Management Agency, Frank Daly, has confirmed that the Agency has reviewed the business plans of some 40 debtors whose loans account for over €32 billion.
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Address by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, to 42nd plenary of British Irish Parliamentary Assembly

Added 13-Jun-2011
Good morning co-chairs, fellow parliamentarians, ladies and gentlemen. I'm delighted to be here with you today for the 42nd Plenary Conference of the BIPA.
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Queen's visit must be followed by real and practical work on economic recovery

Added 13-Jun-2011
In his inaugural address as the new Irish Co-Chair of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly* at its 42nd plenary in Cork this afternoon, Joe McHugh TD said that the onus...
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British Irish Parliamentary Assembly expresses sympathy at deaths of Garret FitzGerald and Brian Lenihan

Added 13-Jun-2011
At the 42nd plenary of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly that is taking place in Cork today and tomorrow, the Assembly formally expressed its sympathy at the recent deaths of...
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UK and Ireland have shared history and shared future of economic and trade development

Added 13-Jun-2011
Addressing the 42nd plenary of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Cork this morning, the CEO of Enterprise Ireland, Frank Ryan, said that Ireland the United Kingdom have both a...
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British Irish Parliamentary Assembly must build on royal visit - Joe McHugh TD new Irish Co-Chair

Added 9-Jun-2011
Fine Gael Deputy for Donegal North-East, Joe McHugh TD, has been appointed as the new Irish Co-Chairperson of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly.
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Taoiseach to address British Irish Parliamentary Assembly Plenary in Cork - 13-14 June

Added 27-May-2011
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, will address the upcoming 42nd plenary of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly that will take place in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork from Monday 13...
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