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Countess Markievicz School 2018

28 April 2018 @ 10:00 - 15:30

In the centenary year of Constance Markievicz’s historic election as the first Irish woman elected to parliament, we have an excellent line up of speakers for our 8th annual event. We hope you will be able to join us for 100 years of Suffrage: Rights and Representation in Liberty Hall on Saturday 28th April 2018, where…

Dawn Foster, Guardian columnist and ’one of the left’s most 100 most influential voices’ will deliver the keynote address.

10.30am: Parity and Political Representation

Yvonne Galligan, Professor of Politics, Queens University Belfast

Orla O’Connor, Director, National Women’s Council of Ireland

Louise O’Reilly, Sinn Féin TD, Dublin Fingal

12.00pm – 1.00pm: Lunch

1.00pm: Keynote Speach from Dawn Foster, Guardian columnist

1.30pm – 3.00pm: Repeal and Consent

Tara Flynn, Actress, Comedian & Writer

Cliona Saidléar, Executive Director, Rape Crisis Network of Ireland

Colette Browne, Journalist and Broadcaster

Ailbhe Smyth, Feminist Campaigner & Convenor, Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment

Registration starts at 10am.


We look forward to seeing you there

Jeni Gartland,

Chairperson, Markievicz School Committee


28 April 2018
10:00 - 15:30


Countess Markievicz School


Liberty Hall
1 Eden Quay
Dublin, Ireland
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