07 July 2023

now the sun breaks through, is a poetry anthology commissioned to mark the 25th anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, and the linked 25th anniversary of the inaugural British-Irish Council Summit (December 2024). 

16 June 2023

The British-Irish Council (BIC) held its 40th Summit meeting today hosted by the Government of Ireland. Heads of delegation were welcomed by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

The Council took the opportunity to reflect on the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and on the latest political developments across their administrations. The Council also held a thematic discussion on Transforming Children’s Lives: Tackling Child Poverty and Improving Wellbeing.

09 June 2023

The Government of Jersey will host the 39th British-Irish Council (BIC) Summit next week.


The meeting will be attended by ministers and officials from the BIC Member Administrations. The theme of the Summit relates to housing and energy policy and is titled ‘Building for the Future: Green and Affordable’.


This will be the fifth time the Government of Jersey has hosted a British-Irish Council Summit.