TU Dublin Green Week, 8-12 March 2021

4 Mar, 2021

TU Dublin Green Week is a celebration of innovation and partnerships, a chance to debate ideas, and showcase a living lab for environmental sustainability across Ireland's first Technological University.

If you have any queries about Green Campus, please email green.campus@tudublin.ie

Monday 8th March

Event Title



Houseboats and Waterways Ireland

Máirín Ó Cuireáin

Waterways Ireland Dublin Docklands Development Manager

10:00 - 11:00

Self Build Ireland

Astrid Madsen – editor at Self Build Ireland

12:00 - 13:00

Sustainable Fashion Workshop

Incl. Morgan Caffery (Visual Merch. Student)

13:00 - 14:00

Future for Irish Towns

Fergal MacCabe – Partner at MacCabe Durney Barnes planning consultants

16:00 - 17:00


Tuesday 9th March

Event Title



Flood Projects - OPW

Thomas Cooney - Office of Public Works

11:00 - 12:00

SDG10: What inequality does to us and why we need to reduce it

Prof. Richard Wilkinson, co-author of

  • The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone
  • The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress & Improve Everyone’s Well-Being.

14:00 - 15:00


Wednesday 10th March

Event Title



Sustainable & Healthy Diets

Christian Reynolds – City University, London

09:00 - 09:30

An Bord Pleanala - Sustainability in Decisions

Rachel Kenny - Director of Planning at ABP

12:00 - 13:00

Climate Action Regional Office and the City Council’s Climate Action Coordinator

David Dodd – Climate Action Regional Office

Sabrina Dekker – Climate Action Coordinator at Dublin City Council

13:00 - 14:00

Food & Biodiversity Workshop

Incl. the Wild Irish Foragers

13:00 - 14:00

Librarians for Sustainability

Collective event for TU Dublin librarians

14:30 - 15:30

Finance & Sustainability

     Chartered Accountants of Ireland

     Clearstream Solutions

     Hotel Doolin



Susan Rossney

Brian O’Kennedy

Áine Martin

Alan McInerney

14:30 - 16:00

Poster Competition - submission deadline

Entry details:  green.campus@tudublin.ie



Thursday 11th March

Event Title



STUDENT SEMINAR – Sustainable Tourism

Jarleth O’Dwyer, CEO Burren Ecotourism ‘Walkabout’ with Burren Nature Sanctuary, Paul Delaney Cellnex

10:00 - 12:00

Sustainable Tourism

Jarleth O Dwyer, CEO Burren Ecotourism.

'Walkabout' with Burren Nature Sanctuary, Paul Delaney Cellnex

10:00 - 12:00

Poster Competition -


Entry details: green.campus@tudublin.ie


10:00 - 12:00

Green Transition in the Forestry Industry


12:00 - 13:00

Chief Planner and the Departments role

Paul Hogan - Chief Planner at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

16:00 - 17:00



Friday 12th March

Event Title



Cloughjordan Ecovillage

Eileen Flanagan

Details email: green.campus@tudublin.ie

09:00 - 11:00

ESHI 3rd annual seminar

    Air Quality

    Nature Based Solutions

    Ammonia Cycling

    Local Project Development

    Building A Business


Prof. Pat Goodman (TU Dublin)

Liam McCarton & Dr. Seán O’Hogain (TU Dublin)

Vivien Pohl (ESHI)

Kathe Burt O’Dea (Social Entrepreneur)

Dr. Greg Jackson (CEO - Autoplan)

09:30 - 12:30

ESHI 3rd Annual Seminar

Guest speaker information on Eventbrite


Development Perspectives: workshop on SDG’s and a SDG challenge

Bobby McCormack

Director, Development Perspectives

10:00 - 11:30

Minister Peter Burke and Dr Conor Norton

Minister of State for Local Government and Heritage James Burke TD and Dr Conor Norton, IPI President and Head of School at TU Dublin

11:00 - 12:00

Student Activism Panel

Organised by An Taisce

13:00 - 14:00

District Heating Networks

John O’Shea – CODEMA

14:00 - 15:00

Poster Competition awards and closing of Green Week

Details: green.campus@tudublin.ie


16:00 - 18:00


Campuses around Ireland are coming together to promote the first National Green Week from March 8th to 12th. See below for some of the talks, workshops and panel discussions taking place. Don’t forget to use the #GreenWeek2021. The theme of the week is Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion. Find out more here