Dunleer SEC at National Dialogue on Climate Action Regional Gathering

Date published: June 28, 2018

Dunleer SEC attended the regional meeting in Athlone on Saturday, 23rd June, where 120 people from across the North East gathered together as part of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment consultation process on climate change. This programme comes from the Project Ireland 2040 Government Plan on Energy and focuses on “Empowering Communities […]

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The Energy Team in Brussels

Date published: May 28, 2018

Energy Team representatives, Eugene and Elizabeth, travelled to Brussels last week for several meetings arranged, with thanks, by Mairead McGuinness’ office. They met with MEPs, commission directorate in energy and consumer groups. For discussion was the energy programmes we are leading in Dunleer, understand policy in this area and building relationships with different players. The […]

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The Energy Team arrive in Brussels

Date published: May 14, 2018

Elizabeth Kearney and Eugene Conlon from The Energy Team meeting with Monika De Volder in Brussels yesterday. Monika is a Senior Economic Officer from the European Consumer Organisation BEUC, specialising in energy. A great start to our trip to Brussels. More to follow.

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Amazing attendance at The Energy Ambassadors programme in Cooley

Date published: May 2, 2018

There was a fantastic attendance at The Energy Ambassadors Programme in Cooley on Monday night, with 50 people in attendance. The event was organised by Cooley Credit Union. The local Chairman Enda Barry and his team spread the good news about the education evening and a large crowd signed up to become involved in a […]

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Energy Ambassadors visit Kilcurry!

Date published: April 19, 2018

A fantastic night organised by Aileen McBride and Kevin McBride in Kilcurry Resource Centre. The Energy Ambassador programme was sponsored by Cuchullain Credit Union Dundalk and Faughart. Forty people took part with plenty of questions on how to reduce energy, use more renewable energy and access grants to upgrade homes. Most people who attended signed […]

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Energy Action European Energy Poverty Conference 2018

Date published: March 29, 2018

We had a fantastic day at the excellently organised Energy Action European Energy Poverty Conference 2018 in Croke Park. It was a pleasure to meet Minister Denis Naughten and discuss with him the great work being done in Dunleer through the DCDB and The Energy Team. A community project lead by the community, a bottom […]

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Michael Ring, Minister for Community and Rural Development, makes a visit to Dunleer

Date published: March 23, 2018

We were delighted to be part of the welcoming group yesterday when Michael Ring, Minister for Community and Rural Development, met with the Dunleer Community Development Board (DCDB) at the The Market House – Dunleer Co. Louth, Republic of Ireland. The Minister was briefed on how the Dunleer community have invested the funds received under […]

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The Energy Ambassadors Programme shortlisted for Award

Date published: March 22, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that The Energy Ambassadors Programme has been short listed for the National Age Friendly Recognition & Achievement Awards, and we have been invited to attend the prize giving ceremony on the 11th of April in Monaghan. The partners on this programme, Dunleer Community Development Board (DCDB) and Louth Sustainable Energy […]

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North East Region of Engineers Ireland visits The Market House

Date published: March 13, 2018

We were delighted to deliver the Energy Ambassadors program to members of the North East Region of Engineers Ireland yesterday evening. There was a full house and the feedback was excellent! The assembled crowd found the content very informative, covering subjects that were very relevant to every one of them as homeowners. The engineers agreed […]

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Cork’s NCE visit Dunleer

Date published: March 7, 2018

The Energy Team gave an introduction to the Energy Ambassadors Program as part of a presentation to the NCE, Cork today. CEO Noreen Hegarty enjoyed a short demo of the game and were impressed with the set up. They are a community based organisation and we can learn from their experience in the community too. […]

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