Speakers 2017


Denis Bradley

Columnist and political commentator, former vice-chairman of the Northern Ireland Policing Board, and a former Catholic priest. He was a founding member and chairman of Northlands […]

Conor Brady

Conor Brady was editor of the Irish Times from 1986-2002 and previously editor of the Sunday Tribune from 1980-82. Visiting professor City University of New York […]

Mary Rose Burke

Chief Executive of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. Previous to joining the Dublin Chamber, she held the position of Director of Corporate, Strategic and International Affairs […]

Dr Elaine Byrne

An academic, journalist and consultant, she is the Irish expert on corruption to the European Commission, a columnist with The Business Post and a part-time student […]

Professor Peter Clinch

Chair National Competitiveness Council, Professor of Public Policy University College Dublin and Vice-President for Innovation at UCD. He also holds the Jean Monnet Professorship of European […]

Seamus Coffey

Chair, Fiscal Council, lecturer in Economics, University College Cork. His teaching includes microeconomics, government and business, advanced microeconomics and econometrics as well as adult and distance […]

Catherine Connolly TD

Independent TD for Galway West/South Mayo since 2016. She sits on the Public Accounts Committee and is Chair of the Committee on the Irish Language, the […]

Mary Coughlan

Former Fianna Fáil politician who served as Tánaiste and Deputy Leader of Fianna Fáil from 2008 to 2011. She was elected to the Dáil for the […]

Simon Coveney TD

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Deputy Leader of Fine Gael since June 2017. He was elected to Dáil Éireann in a by-election for Cork […]
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