2016 Sheehy Skeffington School Programme

Date : April 16th, 2016.

Location : Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

09:45-10:15 Registration
10:15 Opening of 2016 School
10:20-10:30 Carol Coulter Chair, Morning Session
10:30-10:45 Micheline Sheehy Skeffington : Asserting Rights – what the Sheehy Skeffingtons stood for in 1916
10:45-11:15 Colin Harvey : Human Rights in a New Republic
11:15-11:25 break
11:30-12:00 Declan Kiberd : Reviving Ireland – the Sheehy Skeffingtons and others
12:00-12:30 Panel discussion
12:30-12:50 Lar Joye / Brenda Malone : The bullet in the brick – an account of Francis Sheehy Skeffington’s last days, 100 years ago
12:50-13:00 Kieran Allen will launch his book
1916, Ireland’s Revolutionary Tradition
13:00-13:45 Lunch
13:45-13:55 Betty Purcell, Chair, Afternoon panel session
14:00-15:00 Strengthening the constitutional framework for an inclusive society

Aiden Lloyd,
ESC Rights Initiative : You only cherish those you protect 

David Joyce,
Traveller Housing Rights and Ethnicity 

Fiona O’Reilly,
Partnership for Health Equity : How Right goes Wrong; Challenging Health Inequity

Plenary discussion

15:00-15:20 Pablo Vicente : Activism in action – the Basque pursuit of Justice
15:20 Close of 2016 School
15:30-16:20 A special screening of Síocháiní, TG4/ Dearcán Media documentary on Frank Sheehy Skeffington introduced by its producer, Deaglán Ó Mocháin.
16:25-16:40 Donal O’Kelly, Máire Ní Áinle PerformanceBrothers – 7th May 1916 by Jessamine O’Connor

Updated, 14/04/2016