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08 November 2018

Rural Conversation No. 1: Delivering economic development in rural Ireland

This is the first in a series of three rural stakeholder events and it will focus on 'Delivering economic development in rural Ireland'

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
11 December 2018

'Dáil Éireann: the first 100 years, 1919–2019'

This one-day conference, produced in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas, is being held to mark the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, Historical Studies Committee, Social Sciences Committee, Seminar
28 February 2019

Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’

This is the second in a series of three Rural Conversations, hosted in three Higher Education Institutions around the island of Ireland in November 2018, February 2019 and April 2019.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
04 April 2019

Rural Conversation No. 3: 'Building vibrant and sustainable communities in rural Ireland'

Waterford IT hosts the final event in a series of three Rural Conversations discussing the policy measures required to support vibrant, resilient and sustainable communities in rural Ireland.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
01 May 2019

'Social media and democracy: How do we balance rights and responsibilities?'

Panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities that digital and social media opens in our society and the growing case, across Europe, for online content regulation and controls.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
21 November 2019

‘Housing and home, global and local: where are we now?’

A keynote with Professor Saskis Sassen (Columbia University) and panel discussion on the challenges of housing provision in today’s society, at local and international levels.  

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
27 February 2020

'Church of Ireland: Disestablishment and beyond'

This half-day conference is produced in partnership with the Church of Ireland as part of the Church’s National Programme commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, Historical Studies Committee, Social Sciences Committee, Seminar