Reflections from Afri’s 35th Famine Walk

The 35th annual Famine Walk took place via the Doolough Valley in County Mayo on Saturday, May 20th. Renowned singer turned Independent Senator Frances Black, was among this year’s walk leaders.  A strong advocate for social justice, Senator Black is the first female Independent from the Seanad’s panel system in the history of the state. Frances is the founder of the RISE Foundation and also the Chairperson and a founder member of the recently launched Irish Anti-Apartheid Campaign for Palestine.

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Festival of Food Sovereignty 2023

This year’s ‘Festival of Food Sovereignty’ will take place in Maynooth University (Auxilia House (Lecture Theatre 1) & the Edible Garden) on Thursday, April 20th, 2023. There will be music, talk and workshops on foraging with Emma Cooney & Chi Kung / Qigong with Cliona Sharkey.

All are welcome.