Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Irish Constitutional Convention: Giving Citizens a Voice in Constitutional Debates

By David Farrell, Professor of Politics, University College Dublin. What is the story? In late 2012, the Irish government established a Constitutional Convention. This emerged out of a compromise between the two parties (Fine Gael and Labour) that came to power in the wake of the 2011 ‘electoral earthquake’, while Ireland was reeling from […]

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