Proposal to National Dialogue on Climate Action #climatedialogueIRL

Having attended the regional dialogue on climate action in Tralee today I thought to share this post from 2016. I’m still saying government needs to convene a meeting of all head office officials of bodies with branches in communities throughout Ireland – GAA, Scouts, ICA, IFA, Church, Tidy Towns, Foroige, FAI etc etc. Then compel … More Proposal to National Dialogue on Climate Action #climatedialogueIRL

Proposal for Comprehensive Public Participation in Irelands National Energy Transition Plan

Originally posted on Building Bridges between Policy and People:
As some of you will know I have spent the past number of years advocating for the People’s Energy Charter request for comprehensive public participation in Ireland’s National Energy Transition Plan. A brief synopsis of the outcome is here and more in-depth report on my work…

Drop and Run

A Direct Provision centre opened in Lisdoonvarna back in March. It was a turbulent start as seems to be the norm in response to the Reception and Integration Agency practises. They make deals behind closed doors with property owners and then tell the host community within weeks of completely transforming their population. That number was … More Drop and Run