Elkink, J., Farrell, D., Marien, S., Reidy, T., and Suiter, J. 2020. The death of conservative Ireland? The 2018 abortion referendum, Electoral Studies. (online first, 2020).

Bächtiger, A., Chambers, S., Cohen, J., Druckman, J.,  Dryzek, J., Farrell, D.M., Felicetti, A., Fishkin, J., Fung, A., Gutmann, A., Landemore, H., Marien, S., Mansbridge, J., Neblo, M., Niemeyer, S.,  Setälä, M., Slothus, R., Suiter, J., Thompson, D., Warren, M. 2019. “The Crisis of Democracy and the Science of Deliberation”. Science. 363 (March 2019), pp. 1144-46

Farrell D.M., Suiter, J., Harris C., Cunningham, K., 2019. Ireland, The effects of mixed membership in a deliberative forum: the Irish Constitutional Convention of 2012-14. Political Studies. Published online first.

O'Malley, E.,Farrell, D,M., Suiter, J., 2019. Does talking matter? A quasi-experiment assessing the impact of deliberation and information on opinion change. International Political Science Review, Published online first.

Suiter, J., Farrell, D,M., Harris, C., O'Malley, E., 2019. La première Convention Constitutionnelle Irlandaise (2013-2014) : un dispositif délibératif à forte légitimité? Participations 20:2018: 2

Farrell, D.M., Suiter, J., Harris, C., 2018. Systemizing Constitutional Deliberation in Ireland: the 2016-2018 Citizen Assembly in Ireland. Irish Political Studies. 34:1, 113-123

Suiter, J., 2018. Deliberation in Action–Ireland’s Abortion Referendum. Political Insight, (3), pp.30-32.

Suiter, J., 2016. Post-truth politics. Political Insight, (3), 25-27.

Elkink, J., Farrell, D.M., Reidy, T., Suiter, J., 2016. Understanding the 2015 marriage referendum in Ireland: context, campaign, and conservative Ireland.  Irish Political Studies.

Suiter, J., Farrell, D.M., O’Malley, E., 2016.  When do deliberative citizens change their opinions? Evidence from the Irish Citizens’ Assembly. International Political Science Review, 37: 2: 198-212

Farrell, D.M., Suiter, J., Harris, C., 2016. The challenge of reforming a ‘voter-friendly’ electoral system: the debates over Ireland’s single transferable vote. Irish Political Studies

Farrell, D.M., 2014. ‘“Stripped down” or reconfigured democracy’, West European Politics. 37: 439-55. 

Farrell, D.M., Suiter, J., O’Malley, E., 2013. Deliberative Democracy in Action Irish-Style: The 2011 We The Citizens Pilot Citizens’ Assembly. Irish Political Studies, 28:1: 99-113

Harris, C., Carney G., Farrell D.M., 2013. ‘Rule by the People? Alternative perspectives on citizen participation in democratic policy making’, Administration, 60 (3)

Farrell, D.M., 2013. ‘Deliberative democracy Irish-style: Ireland’s Constitutional Convention of 2013’, Inroads 34: 110-17. 


Farrell, D., Suiter, J., (2019), Reimagining Democracy: Lessons in Deliberative Democracy from the Irish Front Line. (Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Reuchamps, M., Suiter, J., (Eds) 2016. Constitutional deliberative democracy in Europe. Essex: ECPR Press


Farrell, D., Suiter, J., Harris, C., Cunningham, K., 2020. ‘Ireland’s deliberative mini-publics’, in D. Farrell and N. Hardiman (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Irish Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press (In press).

Farrell, D.M., Stone, P., 2020, ’Sortition and mini-publics: A different kind of representation’, in Robert Rohrschneider and Jacques Thomassen (eds.) The Handbook of Political Representation in Liberal Democracies.  Oxford: Oxford University Press. In Press

Arnold, T., Farrell, D.M., Suiter, J., 2018, Lessons from a hybrid sortition chamber: The 2012-2014 Irish Constitutional Convention in Gastil, J., and Wright, E. O., Legislature by Lot: Envisioning Real Utopias.Verso Books.

Suiter, J., Farrell, D.M. Harris, C. 2018, Ireland's Evolving Constitution In Blokker, P. (ed) Constitutional Acceleration within the European Union and Beyond. Routledge

Harris, C., Suiter J., Farrell D.M., 2016, Bringing people into the heart of Irish constitutional design: The Irish Constitutional Convention of 2012-2014, in Xenophon Contiades and Alkeme Fotiadou (Eds) Participatory Constitutional Change. London: Routledge,

Suiter, J., Reuchamps, M., 2016, A constitutional turn for deliberative democracy in Europe? in Min Reuchamps and Jane Suiter (Eds) Constitutional deliberative democracy in Europe. Colchester: ECPR Press. 1-14

Suiter J., Farrell D.M., Harris, C., 2016, The Irish Constitutional Convention: a case of ‘high legitimacy’? in Min Reuchamps and Jane Suiter (Eds) Constitutional deliberative democracy in Europe. Colchester:ECPR Press, 33-52

Farrell, D.M., 2016. ‘Political reform in a time of crisis’, in William Roche, Philip O’Connell and Andy Prothero (Eds), Austerity and recovery in Ireland: Europe’s poster child and the great recession. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Farrell, D.M., 2014. ‘The 2013 Irish Constitutional Convention: A bold step or a damp squib?’ in John O’Dowd and Giuseppe Ferrari (Eds.), Comparative Reflections on 75 Years of the Irish Constitution. Dublin: Clarus Press.

Suiter, J., 2013. A Constitutional Moment: Taking Advantage of a Confluence of Events. In: Theo Dorgan (Ed). Foundation Stone: Notes Towards A Constitution for a 21st century Republic. Dublin: New Island, 469-483

Farrell, D.M., O’Malley, E., Suiter, J., 2012. ‘The 2011 We the Citizens Pilot Citizens’ Assembly’, in Gemma Carney and Clodagh Harris (Eds),Citizens’ Voices: Experiments in Democratic Renewal and Reform. Galway: Irish Centre for Social Gerontology.

Erskine, C., Farrell, D.M., 2011. ‘The systems of governance are no longer fit for purpose’, in Joe Mulholland (ed.), Transforming Ireland, 2011-2016. Dublin: The Liffey Press.


Farrell, D., Curato, C., Dryzek, Geißel, B., Grönlund, K., Marien, S., Niemeyer, S. Pilet, J.-B. Renwick, A., Rose, J., Setälä, M. and Suiter, S., 2019. ‘Deliberative mini-publics: Core Design Features’, Working Paper Series No. 2019/5 Centre for Deliberative Democracy & Global Governance, Canberra.


Suiter, J., 2018. Lessons from Ireland’s recent referendums: how deliberation helps inform voters LSE British Politics and Policy 9  September 2018

Farrell, D.M., Harris, C., Suiter, J., 2015. The Irish vote for marriage equality started at a constitutional convention. The Washington Post, June 5 2015

Suiter, J., 2015. How equality campaigners got Ireland to vote for same sex marriage. The Washington Post, May 24 2015

Farrell, D.M., 2010. Some of the ingredients for political reform, but still missing the most vital oneIrish Politics Forum, December 28, 2010

Byrne, E., Farrell, D.M., Suiter, J., Wall, M., 2010. Path to rebuilding Republic should start with citizens' assemblyThe Irish Times, November 26, 2010

Farrell, D.M., 2010. Fine Gael proposes to establish a Citizen Assembly on electoral reformIrish Politics Forum, March 22, 2010