The British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly (BIPA) aims to promote co-operation between political representatives in Britain and Ireland for the benefit of the people they represent.

BIPA’s membership includes representatives from the UK Parliament, the Houses of the Oireachtas, the Scottish Parliament, the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Welsh Assembly, the High Court of Tynwald (Isle of Man) and the States of Guernsey and Jersey. The Assembly was established in 1990.

British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly

52nd British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Malahide, 2016

Recent press releases

17 May 2019, 15.56

BIPA Committee B on European Affairs expresses concern that Brexit uncertainty is resulting in significant contingency costs for Irish operators

13 May 2019, 09.36

British Irish Parliamentary Assembly opens with emphasis on climate action measures

10 May 2019, 14.02

British Irish Parliamentary Assembly to meet in Druid’s Glen, Wicklow

Find out more

For more information, see the website of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly.

Contact details


Dervila Flynn
(+353 1) 618 3218

Press liaison officer
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898