Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee
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Ireland 2030Wednesday, 8 June 2022
If you missed our series of four panel discussions delving into key issues facing society on the island of Ireland you can watch them now.
'How should a liberal democracy react to conscientious objection claims?'Thursday, 15 April 2021
Read the report on the recent debate on conscientious objection from legal, philosophical, theological and religious perspectives.
Read the report or watch the event 'How should a liberal democracy react to conscientious objection claims?'Wednesday, 3 March 2021
Debate on conscientious objection from legal, philosophical, theological and religious perspectives, and finally a discussion on how legislators and governments in liberal democracies should react to claims of...
Report from Twenty Years after the Belfast Agreement 1998: A Young Person’s Guide to the FutureThursday, 28 June 2018
A succinct report from the conversation about the main issues facing young people in Ireland twenty years after the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.
Survival and the citizen: Micro-dialogues on key challengesThursday, 10 May 2018
Read the first in a series of 'microdialogues' - online conversations between two experts on key challenges for modern society. The first addresses end-of-life care and the right to die.
The Ethical Political Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee Series of Constitutional ConversationsWednesday, 12 October 2016
During 2016 Mason Hayes & Curran sponsored the committee’s series of Constitutional Conversations on a range of topics.
Ethical Political Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee Opinion SeriesWednesday, 12 October 2016
Throughout 2015 the committee authored an Opinion Series on a range of topics as part of the President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative.
Response to the Consultation by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment on the Draft Junior Cycle Philosophy Short CourseWednesday, 12 October 2016
Authored by committee members of the Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee in response to the NCCA's call.
The idea of a republic: freedom and politcsWednesday, 13 July 2016
Report published following Constitutional Conversation no. 4 of 6.
Constitutions and these islands: beyond Brexit Part OneFriday, 10 June 2016
Report published following Constitutional Conversations, no. 3 of 6.