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FOE Island Gathering

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FOE Island Gathering

Time: April 17, 2010 to April 18, 2010
Location: Ti Chulainn Cultural Centre
Street: Mullaghbane
City/Town: Co Armagh
Phone: 028 9023 3488
Event Type: weekend, gathering
Organized By: FOE
Latest Activity: Mar 29, 2010

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Event Description

Island Gathering 2010 - Book Now
Places are still available for our Island Gathering. It will take place on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April. The venue is the Tí Chulainn Cultural Centre, Mullaghbane, near Newry.
Highlights this year include:
Opening address from Edwin Poots MLA- the Northern Ireland Environment Minister will address the gathering and stay for questions.
Meet James Orr- the new Northern Ireland Director will deliver a keynote speech.
After dinner speech by John Gibbons- the Irish Times commentator, and founder of the climatechange.iewebsite, takes an alternative look at climate change denial in the media and general public.
Learn about the Stop Climate Chaos "Get in the Game" Campaign and developments in the Irish Big Ask- hear about the campaigns for climate bills in Northern Ireland and the Republic and learn how you can get involved.
Skills workshops- topics this year include: photography; fundraising; communication; advocacy; and the psychology of climate change denial.
Review of the Year- reflections on Copenhagen, developments in the campaign for an Irish Climate Act, Green New Deal, and Planning Reform.
You can book online, or request a booking form from Stephanie Kerr(028 9023 3488).

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