Árd Fheis Timetable

The Workers' Party Árd Fheis
Saturday, April 21st 2007
Granville Hotel

Download the Árd Fheis Clár (click here)

10.00am         Registration
                      Adoption of Standing Orders
                      Election of Chairpersons
                      Election of Tellers
                      Opening of Árd Chomhairle Elections
10.20am         Opening Address
                      John Lowry, General Secretary, The Workers' Party
10.40am         Main motions on Poverty and Taxation
11.10              Main motion on Health
                      Guest speaker Marie O'Connor, national spokesperson for the
                      Anti-Hanly Health Services Action Group and author of the
                      recently published Emergency: Irish Hospitals in Chaos.
12.15pm         Main motion on Sectarianism and Segregation in Northern Ireland.
12.50pm         Guest Speaker Eddie Grant, Nigerian Community in Waterford.
1.00 - 2.00pm  Lunch Break
2.00pm           Special presentation award - to be presented by Party President
                      Seán Garland.
2.20pm           Main motion on Education
2.45pm           Guest speaker His Excellency Noel Carrillo, Cuban Ambassador
                      to Ireland.
3.00pm           Main motion on International Affairs
3.30pm           Guest Speaker Roger Cole, Peace & Neutrality Alliance (PANA)
3.45pm           Main motions on Environment and Transport
4.15pm           Main motion on Housing
4.45pm           Main motion on European Union
5.15pm           Presidential Address by Seán Garland
5.45pm           Closing Address - Councillor John Halligan, Waterford
*                     Elections to An Árd Comhairle will take place between 10am and
                      Evening Events
8.00pm           Social Evening of popular music and craic.
                      Sunday, April 22nd 2007
12.00 Noon      Doon, County Limerick - unveiling of memorial to the memory
                       of Comrade Alice Corbett (1922-2007) at the Doon Cemetery.

The full Árd Fheis Clár (Conference Programme) including motions can be downloaded by clicking the link at the top of this page.

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