Episode 11 – The Irish Constitution is Live!

Just in time for the dreaded return to ‘Remote Learning’, the episode is finalized and ready!

In this week’s episode, Jerome is joined by three guests: Dr Jennifer Kavanagh of Waterford Institute of Technology, Sean Garvey of the Referendum Commission, and Eoin Ó Broin, Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Mid-West.

They discuss the background to, the workings of, and some of the possible future changes that might be expected to the 1937 Irish Constitution, Bunreacht na hÉireann. The role of the Referendum Commission is explained to students, and Deputy Ó Broin’s proposal to include the Right to Housing in the Constitution is examined as a case study.

A huge thank you to our participants this week, who gave so generously of their time during a chaotic Christmas period, in order to make students’ lives just that little bit easier!

Listen to the Episode here:

As ever, the ‘Listen-Along Guide’ and numerous additional resources can be found on the ‘Episode Notes’ page for this episode at http://www.polsocpodcast.com/episode-11-notes/

If you would like to support this project, or have any further questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by visiting our Contact and Support page: https://polsocpodcast.com/contact/

I hope you find the episode useful in the run up to the Mock exams.

JD 11/1/2021

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