Speakers 2018


Pearse Doherty TD

Finance spokesperson for Sinn Féin and TD for Donegal South West. A founding member of Ógra Shinn Féin, serving on its National Executive between 1998 and […]

Brendan Donnelly

Director of the Federal Trust since January 2003. He is a former Member of the European Parliament (1994 to 1999). He was educated at Oxford, where […]

Stephen Donnelly TD

Fianna Fáil TD for Wicklow and East Carlow and party spokesperson on health, he was elected to the Dáil as an independent TD in 2011 – […]

Maurice Fitzpatrick

Columnist, lecturer and film-maker, his recent work is the documentary In The Name Of Peace: John Hume in America.  He wrote and co-produced The Boys of St. […]

Frank Flannery

Born in Galway, he holds a BA (History and English) degree from UCG (now NUIG), a Masters in Business Administration from UCD and a Diploma in […]

Shay Garvey

Following 10 years working and studying outside Ireland (Exxon, McKinsey, Harvard Business School) Shay came back to Ireland and has spent the last 30 years creating […]

Tommie Gorman

He has worked for RTÉ News and Current Affairs since 1980. He was Europe Editor from 1989 to 2001 and since then he has been Northern […]

Aziliz Gouez

Former speechwriter for President Higgins, she had previously worked for François Hollande before he became president of France. She is a graduate of two prestigious institutes […]

Professor Roy Greenslade

Professor of Journalism, City University London and media commentator at The Guardian. He is a member of the board of the British Journalism Review and a […]
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