My Epilepsy & Me

This year International Epilepsy Day is February 12th. It just so happens I have an interview on Clare FM that morning to discuss the recent Climate Emergency Measures Bill that passed through the Dail last week. Here’s Brid Smith from People Before Profit talking about it. I was pondering how I might weave epilepsy into … More My Epilepsy & Me

When It’s Personal

This is a personal post I’ve been reluctant to write yet I know it must be written. Last July the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment announced the members for the Advisory Group on the National Dialogue on Climate Action while presenting the National Mitigation Plan. The explanation of the climate dialogue was as … More When It’s Personal

Climate Ambassadors

Today I accompanied someone to the Climate Ambassador training in Galway which is being rolled out by An Taisce. At long long last some action on the Climate Dialogue 🙂 I didn’t know for certain that the ambassador programme was part of the climate dialogue until the launch of the National Adaptation Framework during the … More Climate Ambassadors

Economic SPC Strategic Policy Committee Report November 13th 2017

Well this meeting got off to a great start with my having to challenge the minutes. Again! During the last meeting one councillor had suggested we have a say in generating our workplan for 2018 and asked that it be put on the agenda for this meeting. He was a little late and missed the … More Economic SPC Strategic Policy Committee Report November 13th 2017

Overview of National Policy Relevant to Clare Economic SPC

This is the Overview of National Policy Relevant to Clare Economic SPC I prepared following the request from members at the last meeting. I’m sure I’ve left out loads! Shortened presentation for the meeting: Accompanying notes with additional information and linked policies and publications: Overview of National Policy Relevant to Clare Economic SPC Nov 17 Theresa … More Overview of National Policy Relevant to Clare Economic SPC

NPF Submission

Submission to National Planning Framework Ireland 2040 Our Plan . Chapter 1 – High Level Objectives . Incorporate the definition of sustainable development. The term is mentioned 20 times within the document without being defined. I propose including it with the list of 4 high level objectives. Perhaps include it as a quote, our intention … More NPF Submission