A SPECIAL event to celebrate Inishowen’s community heroes who champion sustainability and environmental protection, will take place in Carndonagh next week.

Held as part of Heritage week 2023, ECO Inishowen: A Celebration aims to acknowledge the local heroes of our peninsula who are working within the community to improve biodiversity and create more sustainable practices,

The event will be hosted by Inishowen Development Partnership in the Colgan Hall in Carndonagh next Thursday, August 17, from 12.30pm until 2.30pm.

There will be a range of speakers on the day, including Aengus Kennedy form Nature North West as well as a variety of local stands and stalls showcasing the environmentally-friendly activities, produce and products that already exist throughout Inishowen.

There will also be a panel discussion featuring people from various fields of work including Farming for Nature, Rights of Nature and Community work.

Denise McCool, team lead with IDP, said the aim of the panel is show the value there is in the community working collaboratively.

“The panel discussion will show the value there is to be gained in a community coming together,” said Denise.

“As well as discussing the important work going on in Inishowen, we will also hear from the voices of next generation.

“We have the power in our hands to change our world and at Eco Inishowen we aim to showcase that and show we can work together and support each other for the greater good,” added Denise.

Eco Inishowen is a completely free event and everyone is welcome to attend, however pre-booking is advisable through the Eventbrite link below or by calling us on 93-62218 or emailing rachel@inishowen.ie.

Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/eco-inishowen-a-celebration-tickets-680874583207?aff=oddtdtcreator