22 March 2016
By Bryan T. Smyth
Laura Harmon will hold the Cork launch of her Seanad campaign today. Laura Harmon is the former president of the Union of Students in Ireland and led a campaign in 2015 which registered 30,000 new voters ahead of the marriage referendum.
Date: Tuesday, 22nd March 2016
Time: 11am. Tea and coffee from 10.30am.
Location: Múscraí Room, Students Centre Building, University College Cork
Speakers: Dr Fiona Buckley, UCC School of Government; Dr Conor O’ Mahony, UCC Senior Law Professor; Pádraig Rice, Harmon for Seanad Camapaign; Laura Harmon, Seanad NUI Candidate
Laura Harmon said: ‘I’m delighted to be launching my campaign in my home county Cork and in UCC where I studied. I’m a proud Cork woman and would love to be a representative from Cork on the Seanad NUI panel.
‘If elected, I want to reform the Seanad and extend voting rights to all citizens. I will also prioritise education funding and gender equality.’