We hosted a discussion on democratic reform in Croke Park on May 26th. The event, Reinventing our Democracy, drew over two hundred people from across the country to participate in a wide-ranging debate on democracy at local, national and EU levels. Near TV came along and asked participants what one change they’d like to see in the Constitution.
On October 17th A New Pact organised a public performative journey to hand in a community arts petition to the Arts Council and the Department of Arts, Culture and Gaeltacht. This was part of a day of action that included a discussion on linking community arts, anti-poverty struggles and human rights actions in order to re-set Ireland. Claiming our Future participated in this debate. A New Pact has been inspired by Ed Carroll of Blue Drum. Video here….
To Default or Not? Claiming Our Future debate in Inchicore on whether or not to default, between Vincent Browne and Tom MacDonald from TASC, Mon 16th May 2011 To default or not? Claiming Our Future debate 16th May 2011 from Paula Geraghty on Vimeo.
Tipperary Claiming Our Future Meeting on Saturday 14th May
Orla O’Farrell tells why she’s going to Claiming Our Future Ideas – ‘Reducing Income Inequality’
Hugh Frazer tells why he’s going to Claiming Our Future Ideas – ‘Reducing Income Inequality’
Pat Cooper tells why she’s going to Claiming Our Future Ideas – ‘Reducing Income Inequality’
Vox Pop from RDS 30-10-10 By Paula Geraghty
Changing Ireland Interview with Siobhan O’Donoghue www.changingireland.ie
Malachy Browne, Politico interview with Fergus Finlay from Barnardos