A Sustainable Future for Our Community

This Summer I am contesting the 2019 local elections as the Green Party candidate for the Stillorgan electoral area of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council. Some of the biggest decisions for our environment and our communities are taken at local level, which is why I am campaigning on the pledge of building ‘A Sustainable Future … Continue reading A Sustainable Future for Our Community

Feminism in Europe and reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum

Last weekend, I spoke at the European Day/Journées d’été, in Strasbourg, France,  about my work on the Repeal campaign and my reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum more generally. The panel, ‘This is My Body’, was convened by Charlotte Soulary from the Green Feminism Commission and included fellow European feminists: Evgenia Giakoumopoulou, founder of the Advocacy Centre on Council of Europe Standards (ACCESS); Daria … Continue reading Feminism in Europe and reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum

Column: ‘Bord Bia need to stop asking vegetarians and vegans why we don’t eat meat’ – thejournal.ie

“SO, TELL ME why you don’t eat meat?” – it’s the question that, as a lifelong vegetarian and now vegan, I get asked all of the time. The answer to which is constantly evolving, mainly because there are just so many good reasons to reduce your meat and dairy consumption. Bord Bia, the Irish Food … Continue reading Column: ‘Bord Bia need to stop asking vegetarians and vegans why we don’t eat meat’ – thejournal.ie