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Panel Programme

To start off our year dedicated to promoting sustainability we’re looking at sustainable leadership. Guests: Councillor Leonard Kelly, Executive Coach Natasha Hughes and Philomena Murphy from Tidy Towns.:





Week 1: SEAI Fergus Sharkey

This week South East Radio looked at innovative sustainable energy solutions as the SEAI invites entries from all sectors for Sustainable Energy Awards 20-year celebration. We’re joined by Fergus Sharkey:




Week 2: GIY with Michael Kelly

Grow It Yourself Ireland better known as GIY is a non-profit social enterprise based in Ireland whose mission is to educate and enable a global movement of food growers whose collective actions will help to rebuild a sustainable food system. We’re joined in studio this morning by founder Michael Kelly as we find out what it’s all about:



Week 3: Karla Sanchez

Karla Sanchez is an independent curator, a farmer and an art historian and works on a regenerative farm in Foulksmills where I took a trip to recently to find out what it was all about:





Week 4: Sustainability at Rosslare Europort

This week South East Radio looked at sustainability at Rosslare Europort with Glenn Carr.





Week 5: Enniscorthy Allotments

This week Alan popped down to Enniscorthy where South East Radio looked at The Enniscorthy Allotments.





Week 6: EPA Climate Emissions Report

This week South East Radio looked at Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions after a recent EPA report found they decreased by 1.9 per cent in 2022.Joining us to look at this is Stephen Treacy, Senior Scientific Officer, Emissions Statistics team. Office of Evidence and Assessment.




Week 7: Sustainability Handbook.

This week South East Radio looked at a Sustainability Handbook recently launched by Business in the Community Ireland. Joining me on the line to tell us what this is all about is Marian Curry from Business in the Community Ireland.



Week 8: Green Coffins Ireland.

This week we’re looking at a Wexford business called Green Coffins Ireland and we headed down to Killanne recently to see what this was all about” : https://pod.space/morningmix/ours-to-protect-this-week-we-re-looking-at-a-wexford-business-called-green-coffins-ireland-in-killanne




Week 9:  Ashdown Park Sustainability.

This week as part of our Outside Broadcast with the Ashdown Park Hotel in Gorey we met with GM Paul Finnegan to talk about sustainability and biodiversity in the hotel.: https://pod.space/morningmix/ours-to-protect-this-week-looks-at-ashdown-park-hotel-in-gorey-the-work-they-do-sustainability-and-biodiversity




Week 10: Min Ryan Park.

This week we looked at biodiversity and sustainability as Alan took a trip to Min Ryan Park with Councillor George Lawlor” : https://pod.space/morningmix/ours-to-protect-this-week-we-go-on-a-nature-walk-at-wexford-s-min-ryan-park-known-for-its-rich-bio-diverse-ecosystems




Week 11: Eleanor Saunders.

This week we spoke to education and learning specialist Eleanor Saunders as we look at Sustainability as a cross cutting topic in third level, professional and corporate education, and innovation for sustainability.” : https://pod.space/morningmix/ours-to-protect-this-week-we-talk-sustainability-with-education-learning-specialist-eleanor-saunders

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