Follow the International Findhorn New Story Summit live and in Kilkenny

Details on the Findhorn New Story Summit and the Kilkenny Summit Hub by Cathy Fitzgerald, a participant for the Summit from Ireland. This Findhorn summit follows the 2014 #PeoplesClimate march and the UN Climate summit in New York and discusses the call to action poem representing civil society 'Dear Matafele Peinem' by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner

Kilkenny Jenkinstown woodland walk – our forests are not for sale

I was delighted to be asked to FutureProof Kilkenny's Woodland walk last Sunday at Coillte Jenkinstown woodland (walks had been organised all across Ireland to keep the pressure on the Government not to sell Irish public forest harvesting rights). I said a few words about Green Forest policy but really the day was about the…Read more Kilkenny Jenkinstown woodland walk – our forests are not for sale

Chair of Pro Silva Ireland, Jan Alexander, receives 2009 RDS Forestry Merit Award

I'm delighted to write that my friend Jan Alexander has just received the 2009 RDS Forestry Merit award for her 20+ year contribution to Irish Forestry. Here she is pictured with Minister of State for Forestry, Tom Killeen at the award ceremony at Kilkenny Castle last thursday. Hurrah!! (Photos taken with my phone, apologies for…Read more Chair of Pro Silva Ireland, Jan Alexander, receives 2009 RDS Forestry Merit Award

Art & Ecology lecture this Tues, Kilkenny Castle: Dr Jo Anna Isaak

Some of you may have seen this notice already. I hope to dash out from the arts office to listen in! BUTLER GALLERY Kilkenny LUNCHTIME TALK – ART AND ECOLOGY Pisces #25 Chromogenic print 2003, Susan Unterberg “And for this Nature is Never Spent: Art and Environmental Reform” Lecture given by Dr. Jo Anna Isaak,…Read more Art & Ecology lecture this Tues, Kilkenny Castle: Dr Jo Anna Isaak

MOOT VI: THE CURRENT CLIMATE Art, Ecology and Sustainability in Kilkenny

Just thought I would post this as it's happening in my work place next week. Mary (Kilkenny Arts Officer) and Jean (Education Curator, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny) have been working hard on the 2nd Moot event on Art and the Environment; the first event a year ago had some very useful info, particularly Gavin Harte letting…Read more MOOT VI: THE CURRENT CLIMATE Art, Ecology and Sustainability in Kilkenny