4th September 2018 | Events

Grace’s Green Gathering: Saturday 8th of September, Theatre Royal Waterford



This weekend Senator Grace O’Sullivan will be hosting a big gathering of creative, political and social minds coming together at the Theatre Royal in Waterford, right next to the Harvest Festival!

There’ll be panel discussions, stalls, exhibits and much more.


11am – Finding Our Voices

As we see a rise in activism, are women being heard?

Grace O’Sullivan hosts a discussion with Tammy D’Arcy, Shona Projectst; Jac Sinnott, Together for Yes; Una Dunphy, People Before Profit, Waterford Youthreach, Waterford Council of Trade Unions; Mary Roche, Independent Waterford Councillor; Darajane O’Sullivan, Ógra Fianna Fáil, Spraoi, Waterford, Every Event; Alana Daly Mulligan, youth activist, spoken word artist, freelance media producer.

12.30 – Food, Glorious Food

Sustainability, ethics & health, food & enterprise:

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan chairs a panel discussion with Sean Murphy, Murphys Ice Cream; Sarah Jane Hanton, The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms; Michael Quinn, chef and lecturer; Joan Boland, The Lemon Tree Seafood Restaurant; Michael Kelly GIY.

3pm – Keynote Speaker David Donoghue: Ireland’s former Ambassador to the UN

Speaking on his instrumental role in negotiating the UN Sustainable Development Goals – a global call to action to action to end poverty, protect the planet and foster international peace and prosperity


Further details of the Gathering are available here.