Holocaust denier to speak in Galway

“Controversial right-wing figure David Irving is set to speak at NUI, Galway this March, after a large majority voted in favour of him delivering a lecture at the college. At the meeting of NUI, Galway’s Literary and Debating society, a packed 300-seat Kirwan theatre of Galway students debated and voted on the motion ‘That This House Would Allow David Irving to Speak at This House’. The majority sided with the proposition. The society had previously been in correspondence with this prominent right-wing figure, who spent three years in an Austrian prison under Holocaust Denial Legislation. Mr Irving had expressed an interest in visiting the longstanding society to speak on his theories about the Nazi Holocaust …” (more)

[Marie Madden, Galway Independent, 28 January]

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