The 2016 Limerick Spring Festival of Politics and Ideas table quiz takes place on Wednesday 2 March, at 8 pm, in Dolan’s Warehouse. “The State of us”, will be the running theme this year.
As the third year of the festival hits, there will be a series of events taking place at various locations throughout Limerick city and county, from Wednesday, April 19, to Sunday, April 24. “The State of us”, will be the running theme this year.
The 2016 Limerick Spring Festival of Politics and Ideas celebrates the role of the citizen in political life.
Marking the commemoration of the 1916 Rising, time will be taken to reflect on the state of the nation and politics in Ireland. The 2016 Limerick Spring Festival team are envisaging a series of events which remember and celebrate the principles enshrined in the 1916 proclamation. Those of equality and civil liberty are on top, but questions and queries will also be addressed.
With 100 years of perspective, the festival sims to challenge speakers, participants and audiences alike. Debates and discussions about society and political life in Ireland, along with questioning our progress, will be welcome. You are asked to consider what we’ve learned and what we’ve left to learn since the Proclamation of our Republic.
During the festival, participants will also be heartened to look towards the future. Questions that challenge the mind and get people thinking about their future will be thrown out, such as, what might the next 100 years of Irish society and politics look like?
The motivation behind the 2016 Limerick Spring Festival is to celebrate the role of the citizen in political life, and in particular to encourage the active participation of citizens in local, national and European politics.
The 2016 Limerick Spring Festival multi-disciplinary programme of events include: The Limerick Spring Big Debate featuring national and international speakers, the Limerick spring schools debate series, women in politics debate, film and documentary, an evening of song celebrating the power of protest music, speakers corner where citizens get to have their say, Sunday morning brunch-a newspaper review with top political analysts. There will also be children’s art workshops, comedy events, poetry and much more
The final programme will be launched in early Spring 2016, those interested are encouraged to keep an eye on social and local media for full details.
There really is something for everyone at the 2016 Limerick Spring Festival. As Ireland’s only Festival of Politics and Ideas, this is a unique event for all to get involved in.
So on Wednesday March 2, at 8pm Come along to a fun filled evening of lively wit and interesting questions in Dolans Warehouse. The 2016 Limerick Spring Festival, table quiz, costs 20 euro, for a table of four.
Prizes include Concert Tickets, Walking Tours, Horse Riding, Whisky Tasting, Wine, Lunch & Dinner vouchers, Prints, Books and much more with some surprises on the night.
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