June, 2017:  Gay Mitchell, former Fine Gael TD and MEP conducts an in-depth interview with Brendan Halligan,  Former General Secretary of the Labour Party, MEP and Chairman of the IIEA. This feature is part of an exclusive series of interviews with prominent people in public life presented by Gay Mitchell.

To hear the full interview, click the “play” button at top left below. 



 Following the speech by British Prime Minister Teresa May on 17 January, 2017, Brendan Halligan gives an update and analysis as part of the IIEA’s Status Report event the following day. 

To hear Brendan’s speech only, click here

To see and listen to the full event (55 mins), click on the IIEA video: 


At the recent launch for the new book published by the IIEA, “Britain and Europe: the Endgame”, Brendan Halligan gave a speech to introduce his contribution.

For the podcast of an interview Brendan Halligan gave with Pat Kenny on the subject of the book, click here. 



On Europe  Day, 9 May 2013, Brendan Halligan presented The Garret FitzGerald lecture to members of the  Institute of International and European Affairs entitled, “Strategies for a Small State in a large Union.”


Brendan Halligan, Chairman of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, contributes to a WEA debate entitled “25 years after the Single Market Act, when will Europe have a single electricity market?”  February 2011


Brendan Halligan presents a talk on the lessons learned from The Lisbon Treaty, given at the Institute of International an European Affairs in December 2009.