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Conference

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The Social Democrats’ second National Conference took place on 26th and 27th January 2018.
Several hundred delegates gathered in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin under the theme Together, Better, Fairer.
Watch Catherine Murphy TD and Róisín Shortall TD give the joint Leaders’ Address below

Want to find out more about our second National Conference?

You can watch the rest of our fantastic discussions from our second National Conference here.

Our new party Chair, Joe O’Connor and Vice-Chair, Carly Bailey.

Members also elected ten members of our ruling National Executive. These are:

  • Sally Aquilina, Meath East
  • Chris Bond, Dublin South West
  • Jan Bosch, Dublin Fingal
  • Geraldine Cunniffe, Dublin North West
  • Noel Dempsey, Kildare North
  • Tom Heneghan, Galway West
  • Síle Ní Dhubhgaill, Cork North West
  • Catherine Stocker, Dublin Bay North
  • Peter Tanham, Dún Laoghaire
  • Kieran Walsh, Limerick City

Our new party Chair, Joe O’Connor and Vice-Chair, Carly Bailey.

Members also elected ten members of our ruling National Executive. These are:

  • Sally Aquilina, Meath East
  • Chris Bond, Dublin South West
  • Jan Bosch, Dublin Fingal
  • Geraldine Cunniffe, Dublin North West
  • Noel Dempsey, Kildare North
  • Tom Heneghan, Galway West
  • Síle Ní Dhubhgaill, Cork North West
  • Catherine Stocker, Dublin Bay North
  • Peter Tanham, Dún Laoghaire
  • Kieran Walsh, Limerick City