Tom Johnson 2018


The Tom Johnson Summer School is an event open to all members.

The 2018 Tom Johnson Summer School
15-17 June | Limerick
Renewing Radicalism – A New Republic

Early Bird rates are available until 6 June – you can purchase your online ticket for the Tom Johnson Summer School 2018 here!


The 2018 Tom Johnson Summer School will be in Limerick City on 15-17 June at the Great National South Court Hotel.

We are delighted to have Lord Alf Dubs, British Labour politician and former MP, join us as our keynote speaker.

The summer school will explore issues such as ‘The Arts as a Vehicle of Change’, ‘The Age of the Precariat’ and ‘Feminism – A Century Since Suffrage’.

Speakers include former Chairman of The Arts Council Pat Moylan, Lisa Wilson of the Nevin Institute, Jan O’Sullivan TD and Director of the Imagine! Belfast Festival Peter O’Neill– and many more!

The Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD will present the Jim Kemmy Thirst for Justice Award.


Early Bird tickets are available to purchase until 6 June 2018. Standard ticket prices are available until 13 June.

Ticket rates are as follows:

  • Early Bird Labour Youth rate (including accommodation in the Great National South Court Hotel): €55
  • Early Bird Labour Youth rate without accommodation: €48
  • Early Bird standard rate (includes Saturday evening dinner and access to all Summer School events): €50
  • Saturday Pass (includes access to all Saturday Summer School events and the evening dinner): €45


There is availability at the Great National South Court Hotel and summer school participants can avail of the discounted rates by quoting ‘TJ18' when booking your accommodation online or by phone on 061 487487 (dial option 1). Discounted rates are: €90 single occupancy B&B per night and €100 double occupancy B&B per night.

For more information, please contact [email protected]

We look forward to seeing you at what promises to be a great event!