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100 Years of Women’s Votes-The Model Sligo
November 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
A seminar to commemorate women’s suffrage 1918-2018 and to explore women and politics today.
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
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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