Theresa is coordinator of Clare Environmental Network and served as our PPN representative on Clare County Councils Economic Strategic Policy Committee from 2014-2019. She represents the environment at national level while working on national and local climate, energy, development and economic policy.

Theresa has been involved in Transition Ireland and sustainable community development since 2007 facilitating community planning and implementation of local area plans to mitigate and adapt to climate change. She is involved with various national bodies bringing a rural, female voice to the decision making table.

She is also a member of Clare PPN Secretariat and sits on the National Advisory Group. She lives in Lisdoonvarna and her blog “Building Bridges Between Policy and People” is