Senior Fáilte Ireland officials came to Dingle in July to hear about the work done so far in sustainable energy, and discuss creating a Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) on the peninsula.
Our bi-monthly update, with news on Minister Joe O’Brien’s visit to Dingle Hub, a Dingle Global Education group who came by to learn about Dingle Hub’s sustainability initiatives, the Hub’s presence at the Energy and Farm Business show, and our new team member, Bernard O’Sullivan.
Bernard O’Sullivan is the new Office and Projects Administrator with Dingle Hub. As well as a degree in Business and Marketing he has loads of real-world experience across agriculture, tourism, the stationery business, marketing and customer relations.
The Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities is the latest politician to come to Dingle! Joe O’Brien TD spent his time here In Dingle Hub, learning about the variety of projects we’re involved in.
Eamon Ryan, Minister for the Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport, paid a visit by bus to Dingle Peninsula to meet the partners involved in Corca Dhuibhne 2030 initiative who are working with the community towards a more sustainable future.
We have a new employee in the role of Energy and Agriculture Liaison Officer and it’s a name you may be familiar with: Dinny Galvin. As a dairy farmer, Dinny has been involved with Dingle Hub for some years now, including projects like the Farm Ambassador Programme.
Members of Dingle Hub team attended the IPB Pride of Place awards ceremony in Killarney recently and were delighted that the Corca Dhuibhne 2030 initiative won a Climate Action Award.
In light of upcoming and existing projects being run we are planning a range of events and seek a service provider to help plan and deliver them.
In April 2022, a group of West Kerry farmers took a trip to The Burren Programme in County Clare to meet up with programme manager and biodiversity guru, Brendan Dunford and see how the project works for farmers and nature.