Author: Dr. Maurice Hayes

Dr Maurice Hayes from Killough, Co.Down is one of Ireland's foremost political and social writers, authors and commentators. In a hugely expansive career, previous positions held by Dr Hayes include: Chairman of the Ireland Funds in Ireland, Chairman of the National Forum on Europe, Independent Senator, Seanad Èireann 1997-2007 and Northern Ireland Ombudsman and Boundary Commissioner - to name but a few. Mr Hayes was elected European Person of the Year in 2003.