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Ireland 2030

Wednesday, 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.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee

'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.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee

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...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee

Report from Twenty Years after the Belfast Agreement 1998: A Young Person’s Guide to the Future

Thursday, 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.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee

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