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by adamd164
Sat Apr 17, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Labour Party education motion supported
Replies: 4
Views: 2615

Labour Party education motion supported

(I'm posting this from Labour party conference, where Ivana Bacik also gave an excellent speech yesterday on the repeal of the blasphemy law - a motion to lobby for its removal was passed.) http://www.rte.ie/news/2010/0417/labour.html ...Members also voted in favour of setting up a forum to explore ...
by adamd164
Sat Feb 06, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Debate: Peter Atkins & John Waters - UCC Atheists - Feb 16
Replies: 6
Views: 3459

Re: Debate: Peter Atkins & John Waters - UCC Atheists - Feb 16

Just a quick reminder about this. Promises to be a great event! All welcome. :)

It will be chaired by Dr. Joel Walmsley of UCC Philosophy Dept.
by adamd164
Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: PZ Myers in Cork, Wednesday
Replies: 3
Views: 2279

Re: PZ Myers in Cork, Wednesday

Here is a map of UCC showing where Council Chambers Room is. You enter the corridor at the top of the quadrangle highlighted below, proceed through the main doors and up the stairs to the first floor.

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by adamd164
Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: PZ Myers in Cork, Wednesday
Replies: 3
Views: 2279

PZ Myers in Cork, Wednesday

PZ Myers will be talking and answering questions at an Atheist Ireland / UCC Atheists Society event this Wednesday at 7pm in Council Chambers Room, 1st floor, North Wing of Main Quadrangle, UCC. The theme is secular education, and we will also have the CEO of Educate Together, Paul Rowe, speaking ab...
by adamd164
Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:31 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Avatar - A religious film !
Replies: 18
Views: 5792

Re: Avatar - A religious film !

My advice is to not bother unless solely for the visuals.

The story is bland and drawn out. It's 2 and a half hours long and you'll find yourself looking at the watch 90 mins in.
by adamd164
Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:14 am
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Is there Freedom of Religion in Irish Schools?
Replies: 8
Views: 3840

Re: Is there Freedom of Religion in Irish Schools?

Sean's raised an important subtlety here. Freedom from religion is just as important as freedom of religion.

You could probably have one without the other.
by adamd164
Sun Jan 24, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Blasphemous Libel Petition (230 so far)
Replies: 2
Views: 1966

Re: Blasphemous Libel Petition (230 so far)

Hi Kev,

I'm trying to get something organised for UCC also, I'll get back to you ASAP.

Keep up the good work!
by adamd164
Sat Jan 23, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Paul Rowe, CEO of Educate Together
Replies: 3
Views: 2275

Re: Education system campaign week - UCC Atheists

It may be that the INTO LGBT members will now be on a separate evening from Paul Rowe.

I'll post a full list of events when finalised.
by adamd164
Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Paul Rowe, CEO of Educate Together
Replies: 3
Views: 2275

Paul Rowe, CEO of Educate Together

Paul Rowe, CEO of Educate Together.

Talking on the relevance of pluralistic, democratically-run education and its future in Ireland.

Wednesday Feb 3rd, 7pm, UCC Council Chambers Room.