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Fionnan Sheahan: Interesting exercise, but jury out on how useful it will prove

Published 28/01/2013 | 05:00

THE sentiment of the members of the new think tank on the Constitution was summed up by the youngest of the cohort.

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"I felt it was part of my civic duty to take part and try to change the country," said Ian Cleary, a 19-year-old UCD student from Tallaght, Dublin.

The convention is an interesting social experiment, throwing together a mixture of a third seasoned politicians with two-thirds ordinary members of the public.

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