Irish language version
Our Food for Thought Collaborative event which took place on Friday May 17th in the GMIT, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. It was organised in partnership with Afri, Teacht Anair, Food Sovereignty Ireland and the IEN-organised National Biodiversity Week. The event came the day before Afri’s Annual Famine Walk in Louisburg.
Read the full report on this event
Food for Thought offered a reflective learning space which in 2019 focussed on transformational change. There were two guest speakers – Hannie van Geel from La Via Campesina and Michael McGaughan, author of Coming Home. While a central theme was …
Lots of events coming up soon relating to Climate Case Ireland: 'Message to the Earth' at Fumbally Stables, Jan 17; Poster-making evening at Patagonia, Exchequer Street, Dublin, Jan 18th; Children's Rally for climate action, Jan 19th; and finally the public Climate Case hearing, from Jan 22, at the Four Courts.
If you are fearful, if you are frustrated, seize this opportunity to get climate action on the political agenda. Saturday 17 november 2018 at 2pm at the Natural History Museum, Dublin, and also in Cork and Galway.
Michael Albert, co-founder of Sound End Press and Z magazine, will discuss his work on participatory economics that includes self-Management, justice, solidarity, diversity, efficiency and sustainability in a public seminar at Maynooth University on October 8.
At this workshop, which is part of the Apple Festival in Cloughjordan, Luí Smyth will present Basic Income Ireland’s proposals for a basic income scheme for Ireland. Anne Ryan (Feasta and Basic Income Ireland) and Morag Friel (Feasta) will also be present to engage in discussion.
Two Feasta members, Marian Farrell and Bridget Meehan, have helped to organise this event, which will be the first of three events which aim to bring together citizen-led movements that are working to bring about a just and resilient society in Northern Ireland and beyond. It will feature keynote speaker Michael Albert of the International Organisation for a Participative Society.