Monday, April 20th, 12:00-12:30 MT

Robert O’Driscoll: Talking Transatlantic-Ireland, Montana and the U.S.

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Since independence Ireland has played an important role in the transatlantic economy. Today Ireland is firmly committed to its place the European Union but also to its special relationship with the United States built on a shared history, strong people to people links and increasingly vibrant business connections. How are major events such as COVID 19, Brexit and other global issues likely to impact on Ireland’s place in the world and its relationship with the US and international partners such as the State of Montana.

 

Robert O’Driscoll was born in Dublin, Ireland. He joined the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs in October 2007 as a Third Secretary. Robert previously served overseas in Ireland’s Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels (2012), as Deputy Head of Mission in Ireland’s Embassy to the United Arab Emirates (2009 to 2011) and in Ireland’s Embassy to Saudi Arabia (2008 to 2009).

 

Robert has a MA in International Security and Conflict Studies from Dublin City University, a BA in History and Political Science from Trinity College Dublin and a Diploma in Economic Analysis from the National University of Ireland. He is married to his wife, Caoimhe.

 

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