Ireland’s COVID19 Crisis Response 24th April Slides and Video

A. Fiscal Policy Through The Crisis


Dr. Stephen Kinsella (UL, Chair)
Dr. Barra Roantree (ESRI),
Minister Paschal Donohoe (Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform)
Dr. Gemma Tetlow (Institute for Government)

B. Human Rights


Covid-19 has pushed our most marginalised communities further into isolation – prisoners, people in social care settings, international protection applicants, Travellers, Roma, persons with disabilities.

Dr Áine Sperrin, Centre for Disability Law and Policy, NUIG
Nick Henderson, CEO, Irish Refugee Council
Lynn Ruane, Independent Senator
Sinéad Gibney, incoming Chief Commissioner, Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission (chair)

Session 2

A. EU Dimensions of Policy Response


Chair Professor Orla Doyle (UCD)
Professor Brigid Laffan (EUI)
Professor Aidan Regan (UCD) Slides
Professor Karl Whelan (UCD) Slides

B. Coping with Restrictions: Issues and Challenges


Professor Liam Delaney, (Chair, organising)
Professor Molly Byrne (NUIG) Slides
Professor Pete Lunn (ESRI)
Professor Orla Muldoon (UL) Slides

C. Role of Experts in Policy


Chair – Prof Anita Maguire – VPR UCC
Professor Anthony Staines (DCU)
Professor Maria Baghramian (UCD) Slides
Professor Alan Barrett (ESRI)