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Garrett Phelan


The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the launch of the book THERE ARE BETTER WAYS. EDUCATION, CLASS AND FREE THOUGHT FM.

To celebrate this timely book we presented a conversation between Kathleen Lynch (Professor Emerita of Equality Studies, UCD), artist Garrett Phelan and Liam Wegimont (Director of GENE-Global Network Europe) on class and education which took place on Thursday 31 March at 7pm. You can view the recording of the conversation by clicking on the above image.

THERE ARE BETTER WAYS. EDUCATION, CLASS AND FREE THOUGHT FM, is being distributed for free in hard copy and can be found in digital version here.

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A photograph of a corner of a frame. The frame is embellished with different lines of thread, wool and varied materials.
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