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“Ireland in Europe: towards challenges” - the topic of prof. Dan
O'Brien’s lecture organized by the PRUE Faculty of International
Economic Relations and the Irish Embassy in Russia. Economic situation
in Ireland along with the prospects of European political and economic
relation evolution were described by O'Brien to the students of PRUE.
The Great Recession and exit routes were analyzed by the professor
through pointing the main sectors of state’s economic growth. O'Brien
had dwelt upon the subject of national unemployment in comparison with
Ambassador of Republic of Ireland in the Russian Federation Mr. O'
Leary Eoin Finbarr told students about development of mutual relations
between Ireland and Russia in socioeconomic, political and academic
spheres. Opportunities of obtaining double degrees and diplomas in
Ireland kept students on the edge of their seat. The questions of Irish
migration policy and political crisis in Ukraine were discussed by the
guests and students as well.
At the official meeting of Irish delegation with representatives of
PRUE the parties agreed to strengthen relations not only in the form of
discussion clubs but also through developing and promoting mutual
Dan O'Brien is Chief Economist
at the Institute of International and European Affairs, one of
Ireland’s leading think tanks. He is also Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
at the School of Politics and International Relations at University
College Dublin and a columnist and economics analyst for the Independent