Clean Coasts Symposium 2014 Speakers 2016-10-19T11:39:28+00:00

Clean Coasts Symposium 2014 Speakers

A FitzGerald, Clean Coasts, Protecting our beaches, seas and marine life.

Annabel FitzGerald speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. Her presentation is called Clean Coasts – Protecting our beaches, seas and marine life. Annabel speaks about the achievements of the Clean Coasts programme in 2014 and shares some of the Clean Coasts goals for 2015.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.

Mr. Conall O’Connor, DOECLG, Speech on Behalf of Minister Paudie Coffey

Conall O’Connor, Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government delivers speech at the Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards on behalf of Minister of State, Paudie Coffey.

Martin Dorey,
#2minutebeachclean, Conversations with Giants

Martin Dorey founder of #2MinuteBeachClean speaking at An Taisce’s Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Heros Awards about his simple and inspiring idea…#2minutebeachclean and why every tweet counts!

Richard Cronin, DOECLG, Fight Marine Litter in NE Atlantic

Richard Cronin, Technical Policy Adviser in the Marine Unit, Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government  speaking at the Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. Richard is speaking about “how to fight marine litter in the Northeast Atlantic – A regional action plan”.

Tom Doyle, MARLISCO & NUI Galway

Tom Doyle speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. His presentation is called “What the Irish think is the most effective action to reduce marine litter?”

Paul Byrne & Paul Bray, Lush Cosmetics, Lush’s Mermaid tears

Paul Byrne & Paul Bray speak at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. Their presentation is called “Lush’s Mermaid tears”.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.

Martin Hawkes,
Burrenbeo Trust, Making conservation a community thing

Martin Hawkes speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. His presentation is called Making conservation a community thing. He also received on behalf of Burrenbeo Trust Conservation Volunteers, the Ocean Hero Newcomer of the Year Award.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.

Tamlyn McHugh, Lissadell Coastcare & Michael Kirby, Drumcliff/Rathcormac Tidy Towns

Tamlyn McHugh & Michael Kirby speak at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. Their presentation is called “Coolbeg: To the waters & the wild”. Their groups were also awarded Ocean Hero Event of the Year Award for their work on the Coolbeg Cleanup.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.

Anthony Purcell, Green-Schools & Neat Streets, Education Awareness & Action tackling marine litter

Anthony Purcell speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. His presentation is called Education, Awareness & Action tackling marine litter.

Catherine Barratt,
Bord Iascaigh Mhara,
Fishing for Litter – MARELITT

Catherine Barratt speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. . Her presentation is called “Fishing for Litter – MARELITT”.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.

May Burns,
Mullaghmore Active,
Mullaghmore Active Custodians

May Burns speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. Her presentation is called Mullaghmore Active Custodians. She was also awarded Ocean Hero Person of the Year.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.

Dan Clabby,
CVG Clean Coasts,
Conservation Volunteers Galway

Dan Clabby speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. His presentation is called Conservation Volunteers Galway. He was also awarded Ocean Hero Volunteer of the Year Award.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.

Jo Scott,
Clean Coasts Northern Ireland, Millisle’s Adopt A Spotters

Jo Scott speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. Her presentation is called Millisle’s Adopt A Spotters.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.

John Casey & Ivan Donoghue, Wexford Sub Aqua Club, Cleaning Beneath the Waves

John Casey & Ivan Donoghue speak at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. Their presentation is called Cleaning Beneath the Waves. Wexford Sub Aqua Club was also awarded the Ocean Hero Group of the Year Award.

Aidan Gray, Clean Coasts
An Taisce, Marine Litter – Working Together

Aidan Gray speaks at An Taisce’s annual Clean Coasts Symposium & Ocean Hero Awards. His presentation is called Marine Litter – Working Together.

Slides to accompany this presentation can be found here.