Category Archives: Events

Referendum on the Abolition of the Seanad: Public Debate and Information Event

On September 19, Constitution Project @ UCC hosted a public debate information event on the referendum on the proposed abolition of the Seanad, which was attended by almost 200 people. The event was chaired by broadcaster George Hook, and began … Continue reading

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Public Debate and Information Event on the Proposed Abolition of the Seanad

Boole 2 Lecture Theatre, UCC, Thursday September 19th, 7.15 pm Programme: 7.15:  Welcome Information Session 7.25-7.55: Contextual information on the Seanad will be presented from three perspectives: History – Prof John A Murphy, Emeritus Professor of History, UCC Political Science … Continue reading

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Videos of the 1922 Constitution Event

Professor David Gwynn Morgan The Separation of Powers in the Irish Free State Constitution: Real or Imaginary?         Dr Neil Buttimer The Irish Version of the 1922 Constitution: Beginning a Linguistic Tradition         Dr Laura … Continue reading

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90th Anniversary of 1922 Constitution Event

On 6th December 2012, we celebrated 90 years since the enactment of the Irish Free State Constitution and the birth of the modern Irish State. Our four speakers combined to give a fascinating insight into this forgotten document. Professor David … Continue reading

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Next Event: 90 Years – The 1922 Irish Free State Constitution and the Birth of the Modern Irish State

The 6th December marks the 90th anniversary of the enactment of the first Constitution of modern Ireland. In order to commemorate this, we are holding a free public event to examine and to reflect on this significant document. This will be … Continue reading

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