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100 Years of Women’s Votes-The Model Sligo

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A seminar to commemorate women’s suffrage 1918-2018 and to explore women and politics today.

PROGRAMME

10.00am Registration and refreshments
10.30am Welcome and introductions
10.45am Opening remarks: Marian Harkin MEP
11.00am COMMEMORATING WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE
Helen Pankhurst and Micheline Sheehy Skeffington in conversation with
Carole Coleman, RTE Broadcaster
12.30 Lunch
1.30 100 YEARS ON … WHERE ARE WE NOW?

A panel will discuss women and politics today, particularly in rural constituencies, and will include:

TDs: Martin Kenny, Catherine Martin, Joe McHugh and Marc McSharry. Councillors: Sinéad Guckian, Niamh Kennedy and Sinéad Maguire Dr. Fiona Buckley, University College Cork

Chair: Alison O’Connor, journalist and broadcaster

3.30 A REFLECTION … Michael Harding, novelist and playwright
3.50 Closing remarks

Please note programme may be subject to change. A light lunch is included in the programme.

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Details

Date:
November 19
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Model
The Mall
Sligo,
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Phone:
0719141405
Website:
www.themodel.ie

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This Event is in:
County Sligo