National Campaign for the Arts – Hustings Meetings – Dublin – Galway – Cork – Limerick

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To mark Saint Valentines Day, The National Campaign for the Arts held meetings around the country inviting the the arts spokespersons for the political parties to outline their arts policies in the upcoming general election. Click here to link to NCFA Flickr account and see pics of the various meetings.  A podcast of the Dublin meeting will be available shortly!

The Project Arts Centre, Dublin

  • Mary Hanafin, (FF) 
  • Jimmy Deenihan, (FG)
  • Aengus O Snodaigh, (SF)
  • Sen. Alex White, (L)
  • Paul Gogarty, (GP)
  • 200 Audience Members

Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway

  • Eamon O’Cuiv (FF)
  • Niall O Brolchain (GP)
  • Paul Connaughton (FG)
  • Catherine Connolly (Ind)
  • Derek Nolan (L)
  • Fidelma Healy Eames(FG)
  • Eamon Walsh(ind)
  • Colm Keavney (L)
  • Tom Welby(Ind)
  • Noel Grealish (Ind)
  • 200 Audience Members

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

  • Kathleen Lynch (L)
  • Deirdre Clune (FG)
  • Dan Boyle (GP)
  • Chris O’Leary (SF)
  • John Adams (Ind)
  • David McCarthy (Ind)
  • Ted Tynan (Workers)
  • Mick Barry (Socialist)
  • Fergus O’Rourke (Ind)
  • Diarmaid Ó Cadhla (Ind)
  • John Gilroy (L)
  • 80 Audience Members

Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick

  • Peter Power (FF)
  • Jan O’Sullivan (L)
  • Kieran O’Donnell (FG)
  • Maurice Quinlivan (SF)
  • Cian Prendiville (Socialist)
  • 70 Audience Members


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