Ceremony to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement

On 7 April 2023 the Speaker, Alex Maskey, hosted a special event to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement. The event saw former politicians sharing their recollections of the negotiations and memories of Good Friday April 1998, including former Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, Gerry Adams, Billy Hutchinson, Professor Monica McWilliams, Lord Empey and Mark Durkan. The audience also heard contributions via video delivered by the talks Chair, Senator George Mitchell, former Alliance Party Leader Lord Alderdice and Lord Murphy.

The celebration also included music performances by children from the Belfast School of Performing Arts and Northern Ireland-based singer-songwriter Dana Masters.

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