Search for chairman delays setting up of convention

Plans for the Constitutional Convention have been delayed as the government continues to search for a chairman or woman, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

6th October, 2012
Search for chairman delays setting up of convention
John Bowman: turned down the role of chairman of the Constitutional Convention.

Plans for the Constitutional Convention have been delayed as the government continues to search for a chairman or woman, *The Sunday Business Post* has learned.

The RTE broadcaster and historian John Bowman was approached over the summer, but has declined to accept the role. Government sources admit that finding an "appropriate person" to fill the role is proving difficult.

The convention is being convened to discuss and recommend possible changes to the Constitution. It is...

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