In Conversation: Bertie Ahern, former Irish Taoiseach & Conor Houston, Visiting Fellow of Irish Studies (LMU)
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) during the historic negotiations and signing of the Good Friday Agreement in April 1998. In this conversation between Bertie Ahern and Conor Houston, they reflect on the negotiations which led to the Agreement, the importance of the British & Irish governments’ role in the negotiations, and the lessons from the peace process.
The Future of Peacework: Reflections from the Next Generation
Thursday, April 13, 2023
A lively webinar discussion, moderated by Conor Houston, Visiting Fellow of Irish Studies at LMU, about the future of the Good Friday Agreement as reflected by the next generation of leaders. Young people from across the US and the island of Ireland came together in this virtual webinar event to share their hopes and dreams for continued peacebuilding efforts and offer their perspective on next steps.