Pictured on World Philosophy Day at the launch of the Young Philosopher of the Year Award in Áras an Uachtaráin (from the left - Professor Gerry Mac Ruairc (NUI Galway School of Education, Sabina and President Higgins and Dr. Shane Bergin, (SoE, UCD)
Nov 17 2017 Posted: 16:19 GMT

Professor Gerry Mac Ruairc, School of Education, NUI Galway was invited to attend the launch of the Young Philosopher of the Year Award in Áras an Uachtaráin, to mark World Philosophy Day

The Schools of Education and Philosophy, NUI Galway are partners in P4C (Philosophy for Children) - a development for schools endorsed by President and Mrs Higgins.  The Young Philosopher of the Year Award will be held in May 2018 and all schools are invited to participate.  Please see www.p4c.ie

President Higgins made a compelling speech at this event.  You will find a recording of this speech at the following link:  http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-higgins-hosts-a-reception-to-mark-world-philosophy-day

Jim Lenaghan

School of Education

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