Clare Public Participation Network invites you to

Green Shoots Gathering’

 in Glor Theatre on Sunday 27th November from 10.30 AM -5.45 pm

What is it? A family friendly environmental get together with talks, workshops, entertainment and a screening of Richard O’Donnell’s award winning documentary Atlantic

Who is it for? While everyone is welcome to attend we would like to specially invite County Clare based environmental and community groups and there will be space available to display their materials or information to those attending. People wishing to set up displays should please arrive at Glor at 10.00 am

Tickets are FREE! but must be booked in advance at this link

What’s happening on the day?

Soundbites Session:

Soundbites Session: The first twelve groups to email will be invited to take part in our ‘SOUNDBITES SESSION’ in the Studio Theatre where they will give a five minute public interview in front of a live audience about their group’s aims and activities to journalist Michael Mc Caughan the former Irish Times and Guardian Newspaper Latin American Correspondent. No pressure!!

Resource Wars:

A panel discussion and Q&A on some resources available in County Clare to Community Environmental Groups from:

  • Gloria Callinan The LEADER Programme Coordinator

  • Karen Foley -Clare County Council’s Environmental Awareness Officer

  • Pat Stephens Director of the Limerick Clare Energy Agency.


Entertainment from Little John Nee 

Little John Nee

Thinking Differently:

A series of three 20 minute introductory talks on :

Food Sovereignty from Emanuel Russo Coordinator of

  • Manu (2)

Climate Economics from Professor Terrence McDonough of NUIG


Sustainable Energy Communities from Dr Orla Nic Suibhne of UCD and SEAI Ireland



A special screening of award winning documentary Atlantic with Director Richie O’Donnell



Children are most welcome at this event though they are the sole responsibility of their parents or guardians while they attend and there will be a separate area for them if required where they can take part in some supervised light-hearted environmentally-themed activities. Please let us know if there are children coming with you by selecting a child ticket when booking so we can make sure we have enough materials for them.

And there is such a thing as a free lunch the fabulous Raviolo Verde will be providing a hot lunch and refreshments to all ticket holders.


Enquiries about this event should be directed to /087-1617375

Volunteers to participate in the Soundbites Session should contact / 089-4798417


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