ANNUAL COUNTESS MARKIEVICZ SCHOOL – LIBERTY HALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 9th Annual Countess Markievicz School Liberty Hall Theatre, Saturday 30th March 2019 – Supported by SIPTU

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 Mullally, Journalist and Author
Dr. Sindy Joyce, University of Limerick
15:00
School closes
The event is free and open to the public, register here. #Markievicz19

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