Basic Income Ireland invites you mark International Basic Income Week 2017 by joining us at our Annual Forum.

When: Saturday, 16th September, 10am – 4pm

Venue: Carmelite Community Centre, Aungier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland 

Theme: Work – What’s Basic Income Got To Do With It?

The Forum will start with a short introduction to Basic Income, with questions and answers.

In the morning session, a highly participative format will give every participant a chance to contribute to thinking on the forum’s theme of work and basic income. 

In the afternoon, author and film director Gerard Stembridge (see below) will moderate a discussion about the ideas that have emerged during the morning and will act as ‘keynote listener’ for the day.

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This is a free event, with a light lunch provided. Donations accepted on the day.

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Gerard Stembridge About our keynote listener, Gerard Stembridge

Born in Limerick, educated at CBS Sexton Street and at University College Dublin, Gerard Stembridge began his directing career in 1985 working as a producer/director with RTE, the Irish national broadcaster. He left in 1990 to allow more time for writing. Since then he has written for film, TV, theatre and radio, frequently directing his own work. He has written five novels.

Films: Guiltrip (1995), About Adam (2000), Ordinary Decent Criminal (2001), Nora (co-written with Pat Murphy) (2001), Alarm (2008)
TV: The Truth About Claire (1990), Black day at Blackrock (2000) Nothing To It (1988) Commonplaces (1988) The State of Us (2011)
Theatre: Love Child (1992), The Gay Detective (1996), That Was Then (2003)
Radio: Scrap Saturday – co-written with Dermot Morgan. (RTE 1990-1992), Daisy the Cow Who Talked (BBC R4 1994), Daylight Robbery (RTE 1999)
Novels: According to Luke (2006), Counting Down (2009), Unspoken (2011), The Effect of Her (2013), What She Saw (2017)

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