South Dublin County Council launch Eco Week 2024

by Rachel Cunningham
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The Mayor of South Dublin County Council launched Eco Week 2024 in Mount Seskin Community College, Jobstown, last Monday April 15, writes Rachel Cunningham.  

Taking place from April 15 to 19, Eco Week offers schools across South Dublin access to a range of free classroom-based talks and workshops from the council, which will educate and inform them on the environment and climate change, biodiversity.  

“Eco Week is a great opportunity for students to learn from the experts, to train and gain experience on how your actions impact on your local environment,” said Mayor Alan Edge.

Mayor of SDCC Cllr Alan Edge with Caitriona Mulhall, Nessa Watkins (SDCC Environmental Awareness), Aoife Munn, Deputy Principal Charlie Ferguson, Tracey Byrne, Sean Wilhare, Kevin Deasey, students and the new school dog for the launch of ECO Week at Mount Seskin Community School, Jobstown.

“Whenever I visit schools in the county, I’m always inspired by the level of understanding of our children and young people of all ages and their understanding of the realities of the climate crisis.

“This is a great opportunity for them to become advocates, educating previous generations on what needs to be done “


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