The Constitutional Convention has held meetings of its members for several weekends in 2013. The last one on Saturday 02 and Sunday 03 November voted to recommend removing the clause that states that Blasphemy is an offence.
The Convention it to meet over 2 weekends in February 2014 to discuss issues beyond the issues that the Government sent to it.
The Convention’s website has been open to the public to put up submissions on what other issues it will discuss in February 2014. This will close on 19 November.
The Convention has held evening meetings open to the public, also to receive submissions (you take your turn to stand up and speak).
There is to be a public meeting in Limerick
at 19:30 on Wednesday 27 November 2014
in the Strand Hotel.
The Mid West Humanists suggest that any person who wants the Constitution changed so that it is secular and free of religious influences attend the meeting and tell the Convention how they want the Constitution to be changed.
The other meetings were in
Cork 23 October
Galway 30 October
Waterford 7 November
Dublin 11 and 13 November
They will meet at 19:30 in these venues
Sligo 19 November Sligo City Hall
Athlone 20 November Radison SAS Hotel
Monaghan 25 November Monaghan Institute of Further Education and Training.
Limerick 27 November Strand Hotel
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