McGill is just Official Ireland talking to itself

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Elaine Byrne

24th June, 2018

‘Official Ireland is predominantly male, over 50 and comprised of people who earn over €100,000. For the most part, it includes the speakers at this MacGill summer school and those that attend it.” Not surprisingly, there was an audible murmur of disapproval by the MacGill audience when I stood before them in 2012 and told them they were part of the problem. Nothing has changed since.

When Joe Mulholland rang me late last week to...

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