Event Speakers 2013

Alan Corcoran

Presenter of South-East Radio’s Morning Mix.

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Barry O'Leary

CEO of IDA Ireland, served as IDA’s Director of Europe from 1995-2002.

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Brian Murphy

Currently completing a PhD in the School of History & Archives, UCD; speech writer to two Taoisigh.

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David Harvey

Former TV and radio presenter, currently CEO of City Channel and a director of Wavenex.

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George Hook

Presenter of popular drivetime radio show ‘The Right Hook‘ which airs on Newstalk.

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Dr. Jane Suiter

Political scientist and lecturer at DCU, formerly a journalist and economics editor at the Irish Times

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John O'Regan

Executive producer of current affairs and special events at RTÉ, producer of hit television show ‘Reeling in the Years‘.

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Senator Katherine Zappone

American born member of Seanad Éireann and an avid human rights campaigner.

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Margaret E. Ward

Award winning journalist, broadcaster and managing director at Clear Ink.

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Mary O'Rourke

Former minister, TD and deputy leader of Fianna Fáil, and author of ‘Just Mary‘.

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Prof. Richard Aldous

After fifteen years teaching at UCD, Richard Aldous ​took up the Eugene Meyer Chair at Bard College, ​New York, in 2010.

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Michael Graham

Former political consultant and author of four books, now presents radio show ‘The Natural Truth‘.

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Micheál Martin TD

Leader of Fianna Fáil since January 2011, TD for Cork South–central.

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Michael Taft

Research officer for UNITE the Union, and author of UNITE’s Notes on the Front, a blog on political economy.

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Nora Owen

Former Fine Gael Minister, presenter of Midweek on TV3.

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Pearse Doherty TD

Pearse Doherty, from Gweedore, is the Sinn Féin TD for Donegal South West and the party spokesperson on Finance.

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R. Andrew Pierce

Boston based professional genealogist specialising in Irish American connections.

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Richard Bruton TD

Director Fine Gael Seanad Referendum Campaign, Minister for Jobs & Enterprise & Innovation

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Rory Kennedy

American documentary and film producer, her latest movie ‘Ethel‘ has received four Emmy nominations.

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Ted Kennedy, Jr.

Son of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, president of the Marwood Group, and Advocate for People with Disabilities.

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You can also view Speakers from the 2012 Summer School.