In this bilingual webinar (Irish and English), Professor Peadar Kirby explored the paradigm change necessary for the transition to an economy that prioritises human and ecological wellbeing, in contrast to the current pursuit of economic growth as a goal. There were responses from Professor Mary Murphy and Eóin Ó Cuinneagáin.
Events organised by Feasta
This online discussion - forming part of Irish National Biodiversity Week - was on broad economic measures (applying to the whole economy, rather than just the agricultural sector) which could make it easier for farmers to regenerate biodiversity on Irish farmland.
An exploration of cross-sectoral measures that could help to ease expansionist pressure in the Irish agricultural sector (and elsewhere in the Irish economy), with contributions from a group of panellists.
This Feasta workshop on March 23, facilitated by John Sharry, looked at our emotional response to the crises that we are facing and how we can ensure that we are not disabled but, instead, maintain a creative, thoughtful, empathic response as we navigate our way forward.
This event focussed on a Social Imaginary project which the WEAll Hub of Ireland’s core members have been discussing. The project is a co-production process – a community of practice of artists, activists and researchers exploring how we might imagine the wellbeing economy.
The official launch of Ireland's Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll) Hub featured Kate Raworth of Doughnut Economics and Katherine Trebeck of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance. They joined with Jennifer Wallace of the Carnegie UK Trust, core members of the new WEAll Hub for Ireland, the Irish Doughnut Economics Network and other local Irish activists, North and South.