“Winston Churchill once said that courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, but it’s also what it takes to sit down and listen. “By this definition, we have two courageous opposites facing off at the end of this month,” according to Castleisland native and Chairman of Kerry Young Fine Gael, Art O’Mahony.
“In the spirit of ‘new politics’, Young Fine Gael will be debating Ógra Fianna Fáil in a national cross party event, labelled ‘Youth Talks,” said Art as he flagged a great event for them and their favourite auld enemy.
“Young people aged between 15-35, who are passionate about their community, county and country are invited to come along to the Rose Hotel, Tralee on Friday, September 30th.
“You do not have to have any political affiliation. We simply want a progressive, fair debate. Motions that will be discussed include the future of water charges and Ireland’s national tourism plan,” Art explained.
“As chair of Kerry Young Fine Gael, I am delighted to be a part of this symbolic debate between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil. From knocking on doors back in February, I believe there is a feeling on the ground that politicians ought to co-operate and listen to one another more.
Voters Never Wrong
“Whether we agree or disagree with them, the voters are never wrong! I look forward to a passionate, contentious debate and highly advise young people to attend.
“Youth Talks will be taking place on Friday September 30th in the Rose Hotel, Tralee. Registration begins at 7pm and our debate will commence at 7.30pm,” said Art.
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