Seanad Referendum Debate, NUI Maynooth, Monday 30th September 2013 (7.00pm)

“Seanad Éireann – Should It Stay or Should It Go?”

7.00pm – 8.15pm, September 30th,

John Hume Lecture Theatre 2, John Hume Building, NUI Maynooth

A referendum on the proposed abolition of Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the Irish Parliament, will be held on October 4th. Should the house stay or should it go?

This debate hosts an impressive line-up of speakers for and against abolition, including:

Speaking in Favour of Abolition:

Martina Devlin (Irish Independent columnist/One House)

Dr. Eoin O’Malley (DCU)

Darren O’Rourke (Sinn Féin)

Speaking Against Abolition:

Suzanne Egan (UCD)

Prof Gary Murphy (DCU)

Naoise O Cearuil (FF)

Chaired by: Dr. Adrian Kavanagh (Department of Geography, NUI Maynooth)

 For further details, please contact Claire McGing (Department of Geography) on or +353 86 3342812.

All welcome.


About Adrian Kavanagh

Lecturer at the Maynooth University Department of Geography. Email:
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