12:45pm: Maureen O’Sullivan (Chairperson of the Vegetarian Society of Ireland and Lecturer in law at NUI Galway)

Vegetarianism in Ireland Today


1:15pm  Ashling O’Brien (Atheist Ireland)

Veganism and Atheism 

Listen to Ashling’s recent interview on Dublin City FM here


2:00pm  Diana Fleischman (Senior Lecturer at The University of Portsmouth and part of the Centre for Comparative and Evolutionary Psychology)

Effective Animal Activism

Read Diana’s recent interview with the Irish Times here


2:45pm  Ben Bramble (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Trinity College and co-editor of The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat, Oxford University Press)

Moral Problems of Lab-Grown Meat


3:45pm Panel Discussion