Goldsmith Festival 2021

This year’s event will be entirely online.

Register Now Here. One price €10 for all events over three days.

Friday June 4th 7:00pm    Environmental Sustainability

Official Opening                   Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue

Prof. James Kinsella   “Learning from the past to strike the best balance for Sustainable agriculture in the future “

Prof. Michael Griffin             ‘The Deserted Village’ at 251

Dr. Eamon Haughey “Climate Change and Irish Agriculture: Focus on the Solutions”

Chair: Claire McCormack

Saturday June 5th 7:00pm           Economic Sustainability

Michael Fitzmaurice TD

Prof. John Fitzgerald            “Making Agriculture Climate Neutral “

Seamus O’Rourke     “The Sheltered Cot”

Andrew McHugh                  “Sustainable Agriculture, Sustaining the rural community’

Chair: Claire McCormack

Sunday June 6th 12:00am              Social Sustainability

Dr. Monica Gorman           ‘Women in Irish agriculture – powerful but often invisible’

John Connell                           “The broken harvest- an investigation into migrant farm                                                  workers from the frontlines of change in rural America”

‘The Deserted Village’  “Images of Auburn”

Niall Nally “Opoponax or Mistakes of a Morning”

Prof Padraig Wims “Has COVID-19 brought a social revolution to rural Ireland?”

Chair: Seamus McCormack