The first meeting of the Dublin Young Greens will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd at 7pm in the Dark Horse Inn, Burgh Quay. All are welcome, whether you want to get involved or simply learn more. You can find out more and sign up via our Facebook event page.
DYG is a new group which will be a space for young Greens in Dublin to meet, share ideas, and campaign on issues that matter to them.
World Water Day on March 22nd was introduced by the United Nations 20 years ago in order to raise awareness of the importance of freshwater and to promote the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
The Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) and its member organisations celebrate World Water Day 2013 by asking for the support of the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) "Water is a human right". The initiative advocates for public management of our water supply and opposes the application of the European "internal market rules" to water services.
The UCC Greens and the UCC Planning Society Co-host Former Green Party Minister Ciaran Cuffe this Monday for a talk on all things planning related.
"Planning in Ireland: Past Present and Prospects" promises to be a lively and interesting discussion. Cuffe was Minister of State for Planning in the previous government and was a TD from 2002 to 2011.
From April 11th - 16th, GEF, the Heinrich Boell Foundation and FYEG will organise a seminar with the title "Queering Green Theory/Greening Queer Theory" in Zagreb, Croatia on the issue of LGBT rights in the Balkans.
This seminar will discuss the academic and activist dimension of Queer Theory. It will assess questions such as: What does it mean to "be gay or lesbian"? How is it connected with broader concepts such as sexuality, identity, bodiness etc.? How the Greens can address LGTBQ as a Human Rights issue? This seminar is the first in series of seminars on LGBTQ rights in the Balkans, with details in the further events forthcoming.
Hydraulic fracturing (better known as fracking) is making all the headlines recently in Ireland.
Want to learn more about why the Green movement is so concerned about its expansion here? Then Join us for a screening on Josh Fox's award-winning documentary, 'Gasland' on Wednesday February 29th in the Kane building (G2 lecture theatre), in UCC.
There'll be food and drink, as always, and we'll head to the old bar afterwards for a few drinks and a chat!
Find the link to the Facebook event here:
Lunchtime talk organised by our wonderful NUI Galway Young Greens! With special guest Cllr Brian Meaney on the recent motion to ban fracking in Clare and the plans for a community windfarm which could potentially power every home and business in the county!
When? Monday 13th February @ 1:00pm until 2:00pm
Where? NUI Galway - The View Aras na Mac Leinn
Lunch will be provided!
Seamus Sheridan, Green Party spokesperson on agriculture is the special guest for this lunchtime talk as part of Green Week 2012 organised by the NUI Galway Young Greens!
Tyndall Theatre, NUI Galway
Wednesday 15th February
1:00pm until 2:00pm
At NUI Galway you can find the Tyndall Theatre down the red coridoor which is past Smokies cafe on the concourse.
Click here for map - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tyndall-Theatre-NUI-Galway-Galway/19538614...