Ciarán Byrne

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Ciarán
Byrne
Job Title: 
Communications & Policy Engagement Officer
Organisation: 
University of Edinburgh
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+44 (0) 131 651 4740
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Biography: 

Ciaran Byrne joined the Centre on Constitutional Change in June 2018. He supports communication between the Centre and the media as well as promoting the research work of CCC. A business studies graduate of Trinity College Dublin, he has wide experience in the Irish Diplomatic Service having served in overseas postings in Boston, Canberra and London. From 2012-15 he was the Joint Head of the British-Irish Council Secretariat in Edinburgh. His most recent post was as Deputy Director of the Irish Government Secretariat in Belfast.   

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Communications & Policy Engagement Officer

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  • 17th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses a memorable day in UK parliamentary history as the Commons splits 432-202 on 15 January 2019 against the Government's recommended Brexit route. It was the most dramatic night at Westminster since the Labour government’s defeat on a confidence motion in 1979.

  • 17th January 2019

    What is the Irish government’s Brexit wish-list? The suggestion that Irish unity, as opposed to safeguarding political and economic stability, is the foremost concern of the Irish government is to misunderstand and misrepresent the motivations of this key Brexit stakeholder, writes Mary C. Murphy (University College Cork).

  • 17th January 2019

    Brexit is in trouble but not because of the Irish backstop, argues the CCC's Michael Keating.

  • 16th January 2019

    Fellows of the Centre on Constitutional Change respond to the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement by the House of Commons and the impending no-confidence vote in the government.

  • 11th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses the unfolding drama at Westminster around no-deal scenarios. The deal ‘would be an uncomfortable outcome for the EU: providing quota-fee, tariff-free access to the EU market without any accompanying financial obligations; without any access to UK fishing waters in the absence of further agreement; and without any commitments to align with the majority of so-called level playing field arrangements’. For Tory leavers, what’s not to like in this negotiating triumph for Theresa May?

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