On Friday the 20th of September, the Enniscorthy Sustainable Town project kicked off with its first public event. The project team hosted students from Colaiste Bride and Meanscoil Gharman for a workshop to find innovative local solutions on climate change and sustainability.
The event which took place in The Presentation Centre gave the students a chance to give their perspective on the changes we face and the action that they believe need to happen.
The students were asked to outlined some of the positive things they like about the town which included the natural walks, the play areas, the flowers planted around the town, the biodiversity, lots of activities and facilities, the work the council staff do to clean the town every day.
The project team were inspired by the students passion to bring about positive changes, which is something which echoes the sentiments expressed by the climate strikes across the country and internationally.