At the recent AGM of Transition Monaghan, the group reviewed its activities since its last AGM. Event highlights included tree planting, film screenings and a trip to climate campaign event. Also a number of well attended events were arranged in conjunction with various local festivals such as Castleblayney Drama Festival and Carrickmacross Arts Festival. Another activity of the Group has been the submission of responses to various public consultations. The most recent was one on climate change for the Citizens Assembly. Short articles and a noticeboard are compiled on a weekly basis for this column and for Transition Monaghan website and Facebook page. Outgoing chairperson Michael Callaghan is now involved in coordinating the umbrella group Transition Ireland Northern Ireland (TINI).
The Transition Monaghan committee for the coming year are Chair / Meeting Convenor: Dearbhla Lenehan, Secretary: Laura Hannon, Treasurer: Michael Connolly. Public Relations: Liam Murtagh.
Dearbhla Lenehan said that she looked forward to another active year for Transition
Monaghan. One of the events being planned she said is a unique workshop on deep ecology / reconnecting with nature. More details on this and other events will soon be available. She went on to say that the Group expects to build the profile of its new website. Also the Group expects to be involved with the umbrella Transition Ireland Northern Ireland group in the forthcoming National Dialogue on Climate Change being developed by the Dept of Energy, Communications and Climate Change. For further details on Transition Monaghan Group please find us on Facebook or Twitter – @transition_mon
Events in September can be found here