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The Countess Markievicz School 2019

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Liberty Hall

Eden Quay

Dublin 1

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The 9th Annual Countess Markievicz School will take place on Saturday, March 30th in Liberty Hall. It promises to be an interesting and thought-provoking discussion.


10:00 Registration Opens

10:30 Introduction from Co-Chair of the School

10:40 Keynote Speech

Dr. Caitriona Clear, Lecturer on European and Irish Women's history, the history of poverty and institutions, general political history, and oral history, NUI, Galway.

11:00 Panel One: Women and the Homeless Crisis

Mary Lou McDonald, Leader of Sinn Fein
Paula Byrne, CEO, Merchants Quay Ireland
Ellie Kisyombe, Founder of OurTable.ie, Direct Provision activist and Social Democrats Candidate
Chair: Dr Paula Mayock, Lecturer in Trinity College Dublin

Followed by a Q&A

12.30 A Light Lunch will be served

13:30 Panel Two: Women and Social media: Empowering or Disempowering?

Dr. Kylie Jarrett, Lecturer in Media Studies, NUI Maynooth

Noeline Blackwell, CEO Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Una Mullaly, Journalist and Author

Dr Sindy Joyce, University of Limerick

Followed by a Q&A

15:00 School closes


Huge thanks to SIPTU & Liberty Hall for their on-going support of the School.

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