- Frances Fitzgerald
The European Lens - Episode 8, Part 1: The Future of EU and Irish Defence Policy
Updated: Apr 17
The latest episode of The European Lens is the first of two parts which focuses on the future of Irish and EU defence policy.
Frances Fitzgerald is joined by MEP Arnaud Danjean and Brigid Laffan, political scientist at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.
They discuss the future of defence and security in Europe, whether Ireland's policy of neutrality is outdated, the possibility of an EU army, how Irish defence policy differs from our EU counterparts and more.
In part two of this episode, Frances Fitzgerald will continue the conversation with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence, Simon Coveney TD.