SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday 13th April

6.30 pm – 10.00pm

Saturday 14th April

9.00 am – 1.00 pm

1.30 pm – 3.30 pm

7.30 pm – 9.00 pm

Sunday 15th April

10.30 am – 1.30 pm

SESSION ONE

FRIDAY 13TH APRIL, 6.30 PM – 10.00 PM

6.30 pm – Conference opens – Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway

6.45 pm – Adoption of Standing Orders Report No.1

6.50 pm – Welcome address: Deputy Derek Nolan

6.55 pm – Chairperson: Brian O’Shea

7.00 pm – Election of Six Tellers

7.10 pm - Report to Conference: General Secretary

7.30 pm – Party Leader: Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore

Motions

7.40 pm – Creating Economic and Social Development through Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.

Creating Opportunities and Support through Social Protection.

Promoting Constitutional and Political Reform.

10.00 pm – CONFERENCE ADJOURNS

SESSION TWO

SATURDAY 14TH APRIL, 9.00 AM – 1.00 PM

Motions

9.00 am – Opportunities for All through Education.

Creating Fairness in our Health Service.

11.00 am – Jobs Reform Fairness

1.00 pm – CONFERENCE ADJOURNS

SESSION THREE

SATURDAY 14TH APRIL, 1.30 PM – 3.30 PM

1.30 pm – Guest speaker: Mr. Vernon Coaker, MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Motions

1.40 pm – Bringing stability to our Economy.

Creating Jobs through Enterprise and Innovation.

Enhancing Public Transport and Promoting Ireland’s Unique

Culture through Tourism.

3.30 pm - CONFERENCE ADJOURNS

3.30 pm – 6.00 pm – Workshops

SESSION FOUR

SATURDAY 14TH APRIL, 7.30 PM – 9.00 AM

7.30pm - Long Service Awards

7.45 pm – Larkin ‘Thirst for Justice’ Award

8.00 pm – Guest Speaker: Mr. David Begg, Secretary General ICTU

8.30 pm – Party Leader’s Address

9.00 pm – CONFERENCE ADJOURNS

SESSION FIVE

SUNDAY 15TH APRIL, 10.30 AM – 1.30 PM

Motions

10.30 am – A Positive Role for Ireland in International & European Affairs.

Northern Ireland Affairs.

Promoting Justice and Equality.

Protecting our children.

Protecting the Environment & Developing a Positive Strategy for Community and Local Government.

1.30 pm – CONFERENCE CONCLUDES