Young people stage first of climate protests

YOUNG people fighting for climate action held the first of a series of protests in Letterkenny on Friday. Fridays for Future Donegal was set up by student Meábh McConalogue (16). Meábh was a member of Friday Futures Ireland group and set up Fridays for Future Donegal having seen a gap locally. She is joined by […]

Climate change map shows dangers for Donegal

WITH sea levels continuing to rise, vast swathes of coastal Donegal could be submerged underwater by 2030 if action on climate change is not taken. A recent UN report, which was released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said temperature rise will hit 1.5C by 2040 even in the best care scenario where […]

Impact of climate change brought home by Maghery walk

A DONEGAL student spent much of his time during lockdown earlier this year writing a book on Ireland and climate change. Ben Harkin (19) from Termon is a second year Software and Electronics students at Queen’s University in Belfast. Writing the book ‘Time nor tide’ gave Ben something to focus on during lockdown. Advertisement “It […]