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#MacGill Summer School

# macgill-summer-school - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm

The summer school is due to kick off this weekend.

# macgill-summer-school - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

After controversy, MacGill Summer School confirms list of names for 8th Ref and gender panels

High-profile campaigners from the Yes and No campaigns are amongst those taking part.

# macgill-summer-school - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'It's grotesque': Fintan O'Toole pulls out of MacGill Summer School event over gender balance controversy

O’Toole’s name had appeared on a solely male list of speakers for a panel discussion on gender stereotypes.

# macgill-summer-school - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'I tried my best - obviously my best is not good enough': MacGill Summer School founder on gender balance criticism

Two Social Democrats TDs have pulled out of the festival in the wake of criticism of the event’s gender balance. We spoke to its founder, Joe Mulholland.

# macgill-summer-school - Thursday 20 July, 2017

McDonald: 'Burning of McGuinness effigy on loyalist bonfire was a hate crime'

The Sinn Féin deputy leader said the burning of political posters must end.

# macgill-summer-school - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

'The optics are bad': Criticism levelled at Garda Commissioner for taking five-week holiday

Labour and Sinn Féin described the timing of the break as ‘strange’.

Ireland 'shouldn't go down US route of splitting security and policing'

The chair of the Future of Policing Commission said splitting security and policing systems might not be the answer to tackling terrorism.

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD

Pearse Doherty said there will be big tax implications if the customs union ends.

# macgill-summer-school - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Don't worry, Paschal has found the money to refund your water charges

Paschal Donohoe has identified an under-spend across all departments of €300 million.

# macgill-summer-school - Friday 24 July, 2015

# macgill-summer-school - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Ervia boss: "Even in Greece... they pay for their water services"

Michael McNicholas also said “more could have been done to make the case for payment.”

# macgill-summer-school - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here are 9 things we learned from the Electric Picnic of politics

Where do politicos, academics and Oireachtas nerds spend their summer holidays? In Glenties of course…

# macgill-summer-school - Friday 25 July, 2014

Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing

Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?

# macgill-summer-school - Thursday 24 July, 2014

'I was offered class A drugs, but I was never offered the chance to volunteer'

The MacGill Summer School has been discussing the causes of young people’s apathy towards politics.

Top civil servant: Public sector workers who don't perform should 'of course' be sacked

Senior civil servant Robert Watt called for a debate on making it easier to sack public sector workers at the MacGill Summer School yesterday.

# macgill-summer-school - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

This top civil servant wants to talk about making it easier to sack public sector workers

Robert Watt has admitted it is easier to sack workers in the private sector than it is in the public sector.

Mary Coughlan: A lot of people would like me to go back into politics - but I'm not sure

Coughlan also admitted this morning that a lot of people thought she was out of her depth as Tánaiste.

Left Alliance? Independent TDs deny that they're about to form a new political party

Speculation has been mounting that left wing independent TDs are about to form a political party.

# macgill-summer-school - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin rule out going into government with Sinn Féin

Earlier, Health Minister Varadkar said he doesn’t think anyone believes Gerry Adams when he denies past membership of the IRA.

Leo tells health lobby: Stop attacking me and weakening me

The Health Minister has said he will consider proposals from an expert panel on medical card eligibility.

Commissioner: The guards are damaged and hurting - but we aren't broken

Acting garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has been speaking at the MacGill Summer school in Glenties this evening.

'If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump - but not on his terms'

Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.

'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'

Lucinda Creighton has said that the window of opportunity for a new political movement is closing.

# macgill-summer-school - Monday 21 July, 2014

Michael McDowell doesn't think much of the government's plans to reform the guards

The former justice minister has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties tonight.

Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw

The former Rehab chief and Fine Gael strategist has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal.

It may be all over, but they're still talking about the Garth Brooks saga in Donegal

The MacGill Summer School heard a bit of Garth chat this morning…

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

'A feature of our calamities in Ireland is that we keep repeating them'

The MacGill Summer School has been discussing how to restore trust and credibility in our institutions.

The political version of the Electric Picnic is happening in a small Donegal village all this week

Glenties plays host to the 34th annual MacGill Summer School all week.

# macgill-summer-school - Friday 2 August, 2013

SIPTU President claims austerity is leading to 'Americanisation of Europe'

Jack O’Connor tells the MacGill summer school that austerity is a “violence perpetrated against working people”.

# macgill-summer-school - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border

“The prevailing sense among the policy makers is to perpetuate the status quo,” the Sinn Féin President has told the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties this evening.

# macgill-summer-school - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Martin: Taoiseach's political reform claims are 'transparently ridiculous'

Micheál Martin has proposed a series of radical reforms if Fianna Fáil was in government at the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties tonight.

'Show up and shut up' - the story of a government backbencher

In a rousing speech at the MacGill Summer School today Eoghan Murphy called for a loosening of the whip system to allow TDs to better represent their constituents.

Poverty is the 'greatest crime in Irish society'

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School, Aodhán Ó’Ríordáin accused the government of neglecting poorer children in the country.

# macgill-summer-school - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Meet the man hitchhiking around Ireland to listen to people's stories

Ruairi McKiernan is spending one month hitching around Ireland talking to people about their lives – and learning a lot about what Ireland is really like right now.

# macgill-summer-school - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit"

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School, McDonald said that the Government’s action plan on jobs ticks all the boxes – bar creating jobs.

# macgill-summer-school - Monday 23 July, 2012

Burton questions 'loyalty to the State' of tax exiles

Speaking a the MacGill summer school, Joan Burton says taxes are high enough – but there are too many loopholes to avoid them.

Kenny promises new political corruption laws, with up to 10-year jail terms

The Taoiseach says the government has accepted a Mahon recommendation to legislate against political corruption.

# macgill-summer-school - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Martin and Ryan discuss political reform in Ireland

The leaders of Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have spoken at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal on the topic of political reform.

# macgill-summer-school - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Poll: Should the State abolish the cap on bankers' pay? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State abolish the cap on bankers' pay?

Matthew Elderfield says the pay cap is making it tough to get the best talent. Should we consider lifting it?

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