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
Hi there! I’m Eva Elizabeth Dowling and I am the Green Party candidate for the Stillorgan Ward of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council. Between now and Election Day on May 24th, I’ll be out on the doors, trying to meet as many of the 22,000 voters in the area as possible. In order to reach … Continue reading Go Fund Me!
Join Catherine Martin TD and myself this Friday for International Women's Day (IWD) 2019! Meeting at O'Dwers, Kilmacud from 11am to 12:30pm. Hope to see you then!
This year marks five years since the closure of Glenalbyn Swimming Pool - one of the main issues that I get contacted about by local residents. The loss of this amenity to the community is immense. If you haven't already, I'd encourage you to sign this petition to call for the re-building and re-opening of … Continue reading Reopen Glenalbyn Swimming Pool!
Give Us The Night is a campaign that is highlighting the contribution of the night-time industry to culture, community and the economy in Ireland. Although I wish that there was no need for this campaign, as a former bartender I was happy to attend their re-launch in the Sugar Club and am very supportive of their … Continue reading Give Us The Night!
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
“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