Women in Politics conference

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 28 Apr 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Blanchardstown Library
Location: Castleknock Hotel and Country Club

Event Description

Blanchardstown Europe Direct Information Centre is holding a conference on the role of women and the challenges they encounter in local, national and European politics.

The objective is to provide an historical and current perspective on the role of women in politics, local, national and international to senior cycle students from secondary schools and interested members of the public.

Confirmed speakers will include Lynn Boylan MEP, Ruth Coppinger TD, Niamh Gallagher from Women for Election and the actress Eilish O’Carroll  who will talk about her mother Maureen O’Carroll – the first female Labour TD and Chief Whip.

As places are limited teachers should apply on behalf of their class and members of the public can also apply to Siobhan.Walshe@fingal.ie.