Tuesday December 1, 2020

MacGill Summer School in gender balance row

Social Democrats threaten to pull out of event

21st June, 2018
The leaders of the Social Democrats, Catherine Murphy and Róisín Shortall. Pic: RollingNews.ie

The MacGill Summer School has been told it needs to reflect change that has taken place in Irish politics and to move on from the “old boys club” to recognise female voices.

The leaders of the Social Democrats, Catherine Murphy and Róisín Shortall said they will withdraw from the event unless there are significant changes to the gender balance on its panels.

The summer school, which takes place in...

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