Extinction Rebellion Ireland has called for a National Day of Climate Action on November 17th 2018 at 2pm in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion in the UK
So far there are rallies planned for Dublin, Galway and Cork.
In a story that at time of writing had not been much picked up by Irish media; Ireland on the Thursday 26th of January 2017 became the first country to fully divest its public funds from fossil fuels.
Irish elected representatives (TDs) voted 90 to 53 in favour of withholding the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund of €8 billion (US $9 billion) from fossil fuels such as oil, gas and coal.
One of the strongest memories of my childhood was my family visiting the eco-warriors who lived in the trees in Glen of the Downs woods beside the N11