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The People’s Transition Pilot in Ardara

The People’s Transition Pilot in Ardara

We would like to invite you to the final, in person, event of The People’s Transition pilot in Ardara, Co Donegal.

Saturday, 9th October from 10.30-3.30 in Nesbitt Arms Hotel

(Refreshments will be available on arrival, and a light lunch will be provided).

The event will include a presentation & discussion of the pilot project story and proposals developed by climate solution experts.

(with support from local community members and organisations and Donegal Local Development Company)

See relevant Covid information attached. We will be putting people at tables in pods of 6 people.Numbers are restricted, so please book your free ticket via our Eventbrite:

More About the Project

The People’s Transition model approaches climate action as a potential enabler for thriving local development, more jobs and better and healthier standards of living. It aims to ensure that communities in Ireland share in the benefits of climate action and deliver on local development priorities.

For the People’s Transition pilot, we chose Ardara based on the community development needs and the enthusiam of welcome from a small group of communty guides. With their help and the help of the Donegal local partnership staff and others, we were able to listen to many voices in the community to get an understanding of the place, the heritage and the people.

We wish we could have done more in person large group events but the pandemic prevented that. Therefore, the listening phase of the pilot was done in smaller groups, one to one, by phone, zoom and some in-person conversations. What we heard was then checked via a survey.

We synthesized this information, distilling needs and opportunities to find those actions with high potential to build community wealth through local production opportunities. We then brought these to climate solution experts to explore.

The proposals developed by the experts will be presented for discussion with the community, before a final report is published.