News Archive 2019

[Special Jean Monnet Lecture]: Lord Mayor of Belfast Cllr John Finucane, "Brexit: A Belfast Perspective", 24th October

18 Oct 2019
Cllr John Finucane

Department of Government and Politics is delighted to present Special UCC Jean Monnet Lecture ‘Brexit: A Belfast Perspective’ by Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor John Finucane

When: Thursday 24 October 2019 at 4.00-5.30pm

Where: UCC Centre for Executive Education, 1 Lapp’s Quay, Cork City




Councillor John Finucane was elected to the office of Lord Mayor on the 21st May 2019 and will serve as Lord Mayor until June 2020. He was elected to represent the Castle area of North Belfast at the 2019 local government elections for Sinn Fein and will serve until the 2023 local elections. The 39 year old grew up in North Belfast and was educated at St Malachys College, before studying Law at Dundee University and qualifying as a solicitor. He currently owns his own legal practice which has offices in Belfast city centre. Councillor Finucane is a keen sportsman and has represented Antrim in Gaelic Football at minor, under 21 and senior level. He plays for Lámh Dhearg GAC based in the west of the city. The Lord Mayor’s themes for the year are Human Rights, Social Justice and the Environment.


This lecture series is supported by the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet programme.


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