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Online Event for Irish Philosophy Educators

Thank You For Joining us on August 17th 2021 for GADFLY2 - The Event Digital Journal is Now Available Here:

It Contains Links To All of The Speaker Presentations, Resources Shared and Feedback on the Event

keynote with Stephen law

Former Reader in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London.

Editor of the Royal Institute of Philosophy journal THINK.

Author of books including The Philosophy Gym, The Complete Philosophy Files, and Believing Bullshit.

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Featured speaker: Peter worley

AKA The IF Man, Peter is the Co-CEO of The Philosophy Foundation (UK) and Visiting Research Associate at King's College London.

Author of books including Thoughtings, The IF Machine, The Philosophy Shop and Corrupting Youth.

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Dr. Lucy Elvis

Lecturer in Philosophy at NUIG specialising in Philosophy for Children and the Philosophy of Art.

Currently engaged in empirical research looking at Philosophy for Children as a tool for language learning in the context of the Irish Classroom.

Lucy designed and delivered Ireland's first Philosophy Summer Camp in 2017

Designed and delivered P4C sessions at Electric Picnic and TULCA Festival of Visual Art.


Dr. Robert Grant

Tutor of Philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. Co-founder of the Philosophy in the Community Project Documentary. Filmmaker for RTE | “Future Visions: Why We Should Teach Philosophy in Schools”

Author of “The Philosophy Resistance Squad": a fun, lively and engaging novel with philosophical dialogues, aimed at introducing philosophy to children aged 9-12. Due to be published with Little Island Books on June 3rd!


Łukasz Krzywoń

Originally from Poland, Lukasz is the founder and CEO of Creative Together.​

A philosopher, artist, musician and educator. has been living in Co. Mayo in Ireland since 2004. He also works as a Travel Officer for Green-Schools Ireland and as an SEAI workshops facilitator.

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Ciara McMackin

Winner of "Ethical Education Teacher of The Year" and Deputy Principal and teacher of English, Ethical Education and Gaeilge at Kishoge Community College. She has also been secretary of Educate Together's "Ethical Education Network"

Co-authored the Senior Cycle Ethical Education curriculum and also find times to be chairperson of Esker ETNS.

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Daniel Mccrea

Daniel is the founder of

His goal is to make Teaching Philosophy the best job in Ireland.

He Holds an M.A. (Hons) In Philosophy and has spoken at, and facilitated, many public philosophy events. He has trained with Marelle Rice, Peter Worley and Educate Together.

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*Please note this is a change from original proposed date of Aug 3. We live in uncertain times and we're doing our best. We reserve the right to change event date, speakers, location, format up to, and including, the day of the event.

Attendees can avail of a simple no-quibble and immediate refund in the event that you are dissatisfied. We are not responsible for any costs incurred by attendees.