Watch back our Second National Conference

Below you can see some of our inspiring speakers from the #SocDems18 Conference discuss their areas of expertise and how they believe we can build a better, fairer Ireland.

Keynote speech- Building a new Ireland Together Better with Philip O’Connor

Watch Philip O’Connor give the keynote address at our National Conference which is then followed up by a panel discussion with five of our General Election candidates Cllr Gary Gannon, Anne-Marie McNally, Cllr Jennifer Whitmore, Sarah Jane Hennelly and Niall Ó Tuathail.

How do we build a political system fit to govern with Dr Mary Murphy

How do we build a political system fit to govern? What needs to change to ensure that our public institutions work in the best interests of all our people, rather than a select few? Watch Dr. Mary Murphy, Catherine Murphy TD and Sinéad Halpin discuss the systemic changes needed to create a better, fairer Ireland at the Social Democrats National Conference 2018.

Building an economy for the future with Dr David Jacobson

Is our economy robust enough to face the challenges and uncertainties posed by Brexit, increased tax harmonisation and disruptive technologies? Does our heavy reliance on FDI come at a cost of indigenous growth? Watch the discussion at the Social Democrats National Conference 2018 with Professor David Jacobson, Róisín Shortall TD and Cllr Cian O’Callaghan.