Good Friday Agreement Commemoration

"Good Friday Agreement" Commemoration:
Honoring the cornerstone of Ireland's peace and stability
April 19, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

  • On Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018, over 100 guests from the the Los Angeles Irish community joined the LMU Irish Studies Program to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement of 1998. A panel discussion featuring select speakers from Ireland was moderated by Dermot Ryan, LMU professor of English and scholar of British and Irish literature.

    audience shot from Good Friday Agreement Commemoration 2018

    Distinguished speakers included:

    Claire Hanna
    Member of the Legislative Assembly for South Belfast and Social Democratic and Labour Party Spokesperson on Brexit and Finance

    Conor Houston
    Director of the Centre for Democracy & Peace Building in Belfast, Northern Ireland

    Finbar Hill
    Honorary Consul General Emeritus of Ireland

    Finbar Hill and KJ Peters shake hands after Good Friday Agreement Commemoration 2018