Thank You For Caring

My daughter recently rang me out of the blue. She was listening to people talking about this “green wave” and voters wanting action on climate and the environment. She considered how trendy it is now and wanted to thank me for being at it so long, before it became trendy. That was a good day,Continue reading “Thank You For Caring”

Communicating Climate Change in North Clare

I don’t think anyone could have planned the last few days in Lisdoonvarna in their wildest dreams! It was a climate activists gift. I LOVED it! Last year the local secondary school, Mary Immaculate, applied to the Young Environmentalist competition with an idea about communicating climate change to North Clare. While the students and theirContinue reading “Communicating Climate Change in North Clare”

A Week on from Ennis #SchoolStrike4Climate

What can I possibly add to all the gratitude and awe I have been reading about since last weeks massive school strike? Up to 15,000 in Dublin! 1.4 million across the globe with about 100 of them being at the height in Ennis, Co Clare. It’s typical that my first reaction after gratitude, was howContinue reading “A Week on from Ennis #SchoolStrike4Climate”

Change IS possible

During my first 2 pregnancies I had lots of seizures. I spent most of ’92 to ’94 on the couch for safety and a lot of time in the Coombe hospital often via ambulance. It was around this time I watched lots of television which enlightened me about the state of our planet. I becameContinue reading “Change IS possible”

School Strikes for Climate and Fridays for Future

Have you heard about the School Strikes for Climate and Fridays for Future events on this Friday March 15th? Watch and listen to Greta Thunberg in this video with over 21 million views! Then check out the event locations so you can join in on Friday at one of the many events around the world! Here’sContinue reading “School Strikes for Climate and Fridays for Future”

Changing THE System

As 2018 comes to an end I feel like looking back on the past few years since moving to Clare. My first year was spent working on national energy and climate policy with the Environmental Pillar as well as establishing Clare PPN. It is very easy forget that we can all change the world forContinue reading “Changing THE System”

What are we teaching our children?

“What are they learning from all of this? Humans have a massive impact on the ecosystem that supports it. How we should care for it. That we need to stop using carbon to give our atmosphere a chance to get well. That the actions of the past century have caused this accelerated climate change. ThatContinue reading “What are we teaching our children?”

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 compelContinue reading “Proposal to National Dialogue on Climate Action #climatedialogueIRL”