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Michael McGrath on the Legacy of the Good Friday Agreement

Irish Finance Minister Michael McGrath discusses how the Good Friday Agreement built peace in Northern Ireland, and how it continues to keep peace to this day.
Michael McGrath
Sheila Roche
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The Good Friday Agreement was instrumental in bringing an end to 30 years of conflict in Northern Ireland. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the agreement, the legacy of which continues to shape peacebuilding efforts to this day. Minister Michael McGrath joins the Chicago Council on Global Affairs to discuss how Ireland’s role in the world has been shaped over the past 25 years by the signing of this historic agreement.

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About the Speakers
Minister of Finance, Ireland
Headshot of Michael McGrath.
Michael McGrath is a TD for Cork South Central and is currently the Minister for Finance in the Government of Ireland. He previously served as Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform from 2020 to 2022.
Headshot of Michael McGrath.
Sheila Roche
Co-Founder of WRTHY and Brand & Creative Consultant at (RED)
A headshot of Sheila Roche.
Sheila Roche is the co-founder of WRTHY, an award-winning social impact consultancy whose clients include The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, ONE, VOW, Women Moving Millions, and Nutrition International. She is also a brand and creative consultant for the (RED) organization.
A headshot of Sheila Roche.

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