Dr. Christopher Moran praised for “extraordinary” role in positive Anglo-Irish relations

Dr. Christopher Moran, Chairman of Co-operation Ireland, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and Irish artist Colin Davidson with political leaders, pictured discussing Colin’s portrayal of Her Majesty at Crosby Hall
Dr. Christopher Moran, Chairman of Co-operation Ireland, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and Irish artist Colin Davidson with political leaders, pictured discussing Colin’s portrayal of Her Majesty at Crosby Hall / photo by John Rifkin
Martin McGuinness Her Majesty the Queen and Dr. Christopher Moran at Crosby Hall after unveiling portrait by Irish artist Colin Davidson
Martin McGuinness greeting Her Majesty the Queen at Crosby Hall, the home of Dr. Christopher Moran, during the unveiling of Her Royal Highness’ portrait by Irish artist Colin Davidson / photo by John Rifkin

“Looking back on it now, that evening gathering by the Thames in Chelsea, on Tuesday 9 November 2016, was probably one of the last, positive, uncomplicated events in a phase of Anglo-Irish relations.”

-Tommie Gormon, Northern Editor, RTÉ


In his feature article Chain of events in Stormont could not have been predicted, Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, RTÉ reflects on the significance of Dr. Christopher Moran’s involvement in positive Anglo-Irish relations, such as Queen Elizabeth II’s handshake with Martin McGuinness in 2012, and the unveiling of Her Majesty’s portrait by renowned Irish artist Colin Davidson at Dr. Moran’s home of Crosby Hall in 2016.

Read the full article here.

https://www.rte.ie/news/analysis-and-comment/2018/0325/949850-stormont-post-mcguinness/

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