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4th May 2023

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Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Maynooth Decarbonising Zone – Local Farmers Consultation Event

The event is being organised as part of the public consultation process for the Maynooth Decarbonising Zone. This consultation event has been organised for the farming sector and those farmers directly located in the DZ. The consultation will take place in Maynooth University and 23 farmers have been invited to the event.

The event will be hosted by Paula O’Rourke, Kildare Climate Action Coordinator and consultants RPS Group with a presentation from Fiona Doolan, ASSAP Adviser, Teagasc.

The aim of the event is to engage with the farming community in the locality and discuss new and innovate ideas which will contribute to the mitigation and adaption of climate change within their sector and contribute to national climate action targets. Breakout groups will be formed to discuss/brainstorm any ideas or initiatives the farmers believe could contribute to meeting national targets.

As part of the consultation process a local artist/caricaturist, Eoin McKeown has been chosen to illustrate visually what the future of farming could look like from the ideas and solutions formulated on the evening.

Location: University Room TSI128 Technology, Society and Innovation Building (TSI)

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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