CORCA DHUIBHNE/DINGLE PENINSULA 2030 PROJECTS

START & END DATE (if applicable)CORCA DHUIBHNE/DINGLE PENINSULA 2030 PROJECTS
April 2018 - ongoingDingle Peninsula SEC
April 2018-June 2021Farm Ambassador Pilot Programme
Oct 2020 - Sept 2023EU Ploutos-funded Project (following on from Farm Ambassador Pilot)
Oct 2018-June 2019Development of Energy Master Plan
Dec 2018-Jan 2022ESB Networks Ambassador Programme
May 2019-June 2020Development of Anaerobic Digestion Feasibility Study
May 2019-Jan 2022ESB Networks PV trials
Nov 2019-Feb 2020NEWKD Community Based Socio-Economic Planning Workshops
Nov 2019-Feb 2020Community Energy Mentor Course
Jan 2020- June 2021SFI Discover-funded Project: Activating the Energy Citizen
April 2020 - ongoingWest Kerry Dairy Farmers Sustainable Energy Community (SEC)
Sept 2020 - ongoingSustainable Travel Pilot Project
Feb 2021-Jan-2022ESB Networks EV Trials
Jan 2021 - Dec 2022SFI Discover-funded Project: Community Engagement in Climate Action
Aug 2021 - Dec 2022Creative Ireland-funded Project: Corca Dhuibhne Inbhuanaithe - A Creative Imagining
May 2021 - ongoingDingle Peninsula Designated as Kerry Co Council's Decarbonisation Zone
Aug 2021 - Jan 2022ESB Networks Flexibility Trials
Oct 2021 - Jan 2022ESB Networks Vehicle-to-Grid Trials

CORCA DHUIBHNE/DINGLE PENINSULA 2030 KEY EVENTS

DATECORCA DHUIBHNE/DINGLE PENINSULA 2030 - KEY EVENTSIN-PERSON OR ONLINE
Dec-17Seminar with Local/National StakeholdersIn-person
Apr-18Launch of ESB Networks Dingle ProjectIn-person
Jul-18IoT Water and Agriculture Workshop - Farm Ambassador Pilot ProgrammeIn-person
Oct-18Farmers' Forum Seminar: Farming and Energy - A Time of Transition?In-person
Nov-184 Community Sessions on ESB Networks Dingle ProjectIn-person
Dec-18ESB Networks Ambassador Programme Launch/Community Networking EventIn-person
Apr-19LED Bulb Swap EventIn-person
Aug-19Farm Ambassador Pilot Programme workshopIn-person
Oct-19Farmers' Forum Seminar: Farming-the Key to a Sustainable Future'In-person
Nov-19School Climate HacksIn-person
Nov 2019-Jan 202015 Socio-economic Planning Workshops with 8 Local CommunitiesIn-person
Dec-19ESB Networks Dingle Project Community Networking EventIn-person
Feb-20Official Launch of Corca Dhuibhne/Dingle Peninsula 2030In-person
Feb-20LED Bulb Swap EventIn-person
May-Nov 2020ESB Networks Energy Information Podcasts on Radio KerryOnline
Jun-20'Re-Imagining Dingle Peninsula': Online Workshop 1Online
Jun-20Online Animation WorkshopsOnline
Sept-20Sustainable Travel Stakeholder MeetingOnline
Oct-20'Re-Imagining Dingle Peninsula': On-Line Workshop 2Online
Oct-20ESB Networks/MaREI Knowledge Sharing WorkshopOnline
Nov-20'Armchair Chat with Dingle Peninsula 2030' Webinar, co-hosted with SEAIOnline
Nov-20School Climate HacksOnline
Dec-20ESB Networks Dingle Project 'Activating the Energy Citizen' WebinarOnline
Dec-20ESB Networks Dingle Project 'End of Year Community Webinar'Online
Jun-21'Dingle Adapts Energy' On-Line Series (5 episodes)Online
Jun-21ESB Networks/MaREI 'Lunch and Learn' Webinar: 'Sustainable Diffusion on the Dingle Peninsula'Online
June - Oct 202120 Energy ClinicsOnline
Jul-21Launch of NEWKD Socio-Economic Planning Report, with Joe O'Brien, Minister of State for Community Development and CharitiesOnline
Oct-21ESB Networks Autumn Webinar Series: 'The Dingle Project'Online
Oct-21Pre-COP 26 Webinar on 'Collaboration for Sustainability' - Columbia, Portugal, IrelandOnline
Nov-21'The Road to COP26' - EV trip from Dingle to GlasgowIn-person
Nov-21Two days of farm visits connecting farmers interested in regenerative farming practices and renewable energy opportunities and Maharees Conservation Association with international biodiversity expert and Solar PV farm developer Dr Michael K Dorsey to gain insights for future plans.In-person
Dec-21ESB Networks Webinar: 'Towards a low carbon society: Introduction and objectives, policy drivers and state support'Online
Dec-21ESB Networks Webinar: 'EV Trial & Flexibility Trial: Insights, Observations, Learnings & Experiences'Online
Dec-21ESB Networks Webinar: 'The Active Energy Citizen: Engaging and Empowering Individuals and Communities to Lead Low Carbon Energy Lives'Online
Dec-21ESB Networks Webinar: 'A Reliable Network for a Dependent Society and a Look to the Future'Online

PRESENTATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS AT EVENTS ORGANISED BY OTHERS

DATEEVENTPRESENTERSIN PERSON OR ONLINE
May-18Sustainability Summer School, UCCBrendan Tuohy, Dingle HubIn person
Nov-18National Dialogue on Climate Action Regional Meeting, TraleeDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubIn person
Nov-18Future Proofing our Rural Communities: Keeping Them Vibrant and Sustainable Conference, organized by IFA/NEWKD/TeagascBrendan Tuohy, Dingle HubIn person
Nov-18Kerry Tourism ForumBrendan Tuohy, Dingle HubIn person
Mar-19University-wide Module on Sustainability, UCC (with local participation from Dingle)Brendan Tuohy, Dingle HubIn person
Apr-19Environ 2019 ConferenceConnor McGookin, MaREIIn person
May-19Joint Committee on Climate Action Meeting with Third-level Students in Seanad Chamber, as Part of Europe DayConnor McGookin, MaREIIn person
May-19All-Energy 19 Exhibition and ConferenceJohn Fitzgerald, ESB NetworksIn person
Jun-19SEAI SEC South West WebinarDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubOnline
Jun-19IPASS Summer School, ItalyEvan Boyle, MaREIIn person
Aug-19Royal Geographical Society, LondonEvan Boyle, MaREIIn person
Sept-19European University Association 1st Energy and Environmental Clustering EventConnor McGookin, MaREIIn person
Oct-19'Creating Economic and Business Opportunities from Climate Change' Conference, organized by Regional Transition Team of the Midlands Regional Enterprise Plan to 2020Deirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubIn person
Oct-19Energy Action Fuel Poverty ConferenceBrendan Tuohy, Dingle HubIn person
Nov-19MaREI Symposium 2019Connor McGookin, MaREIIn person
Nov-19'Roundtable on Climate Change with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar', organized by SFI as part of Science WeekClare Watson, MaREIIn person
Nov-19Ireland's Edge, as part of Dingle's Other Voices FestivalDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubIn person
Dec-19'Community Owned Energy in Ireland: Lessons Learnt from Germany and Denmark' Conference, organised by Western Development Commission (WDC)Xavier Dubuisson, XD Consulting (Dingle Peninsula AD Feasibility Study)In person
May-20MaREI's 9th Annual Energy and Climate Policy Research WebinarBrian O’Gallachóir, MaREIOnline
Jul-20Edison Electric Institute WebinarFergal Egan, ESB NetworksOnline
Aug-20'nternational Sustainability Transition's Conference, Vienna, AustriaConnor McGookin, & Evan Boyle, MaREIOnline
Oct-20Energy Ireland ConferenceDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubOnline
Oct-20Údarás na Gaeltachta LECo Energy WorkshopDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubOnline
Oct-20Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to Combat Climate Change in Ireland Conference, organized by Engineers IrelandDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubOnline
Nov-20Annual ERBE LoLo Colloquium, co-hosted by University College Cork, University College London and Loughborough UniversityConnor McGookin, MaREIOnline
Nov-20MaREI Symposium 2020Connor McGookin, & Evan Boyle, MaREIOnline
Dec-20Local Climate Dialogues Workshop - An Exchange with Imagining 2050, Dingle Peninsula 2030, GEAI Leitrim and Energy PolitiesConnor McGookin, & Evan Boyle, MaREIOnline
Feb-21The Dingle Electrification Project: Informing the Design of the Distribution Network for a Low Carbon Society - RPG ConferenceFergal Egan, ESB NetworksOnline
Feb-21National Economic and Social Council (NESC) Rural Resilience RoundtableClare Watson, MaREIOnline
Feb-21International Power Virtual Summit 2021Clare Duffy, ESB NetworksOnline
Mar-21Dingle Project Community Engagement organized by World Energy OrganisationClaire McElligott, ESB NetworksOnline
Mar-21Humanising Energy Transition organized by World Energy CouncilClaire McElligott, ESB NetworksOnline
Mar-21UCC Environmental Society Climate ConferenceClare Watson, MaREIOnline
Apr-21NSAI Technical Committee 20Fergal Egan, ESB NetworksOnline
Apr-21ENoLL (European Network of Living Labs)Deirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubOnline
Apr-21Still Connecting Webinar, organized by Campus Engage, Irish Universities Association & Science Foundation IrelandEvan Boyle, MaREIOnline
Jun-21Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Event on Knowledge Co-productionConnor McGookin, & Evan Boyle, MaREIOnline
Jun-21Educating Engineers for Sustainable Development ConferenceConnor McGookin, MaREIOnline
Jun-21Positive City Exchange (+CxC) ProjectFergal Egan, ESB NetworksOnline
Jun-21Environ 2020 ConferenceConnor McGookin, & Evan Boyle, MaREIOnline
Jun-21EPA Climate ConferenceClare Watson, MaREIOnline
Jun-21Credence Project Showcase EventBrian O’Gallachóir, MaREI & Clare Duffy, ESB NetworksOnline
Jun-21Educating Engineers for Sustainable Development ConferenceConnor McGookin, MaREIOnline
Jul-21Presentation to Embassy of FinlandFergal Egan, Ciaran Geaney, Claire McElligott, ESB NetworksOnline
Sept-21ESB Generation and Trading Brainfood SessionFergal Egan, ESB NetworksOnline
Sept-21ESB Networks Innovation PanelCiaran Geaney, ESB Networks Online
Sept-21Supplier Presentation Innovation PanelCiaran Geaney, ESB NetworksOnline
Oct-21Engineers Ireland National ConferenceFergal Egan, ESB NetworksOnline
Oct-21"Humanising the Global Energy Transition" Discussion Panel, organised by World Energy CouncilFergal Egan, ESB NetworksOnline
Oct-21EU Sustainable Energy Week - Dingle Project: A Platform for ChangeFergal Egan, ESB NetworksOnline
Nov-21"Planning our Energy Future" Energy Planning Conference, organized by CodemaTom Fitzgerald, Dingle Hub & Connor McGookin, MaREIOnline
Nov-21COP26 Side EventDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubIn person
Nov-21"Creating Our Future" Students Union National Conference, Carlow I.T.Evan Boyle, MaREIIn person
Nov-21Knowledge Sharing Event for North/East Cork community groups, organised by SECADDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle HubOnline
Nov-21"The Changing Face of Agriculture" Webinar organized by Ludgate Hub, SkibbereenDeirdre de Bhailís, Dingle Hub & Dinny Galvin, Farm AmbassadorOnline
Dec-21Creative Ireland Evaluation WorkshopClare Watson, MaREIOnline

MEETINGS WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND PUBLIC BODIES

(not including Ministers’ visits and routine meetings with officials from Kerry County Council and Údarás na Gaeltachta)

ORGANISATION2018201920202021
Bord Iascaigh Mhara1
CIE/Bus Eireann5 (incl 2 sus travel pilot mtngs)2
Climate Action Regional Offices (CARO)2 (incl day long visit)
Commission for Regulation of Utilities21 (incl day long visit)
Dept Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM)21
Dept Climate Change and Energy (DCCAE)/Dept Environment and Climate Change (DECC)223
Dept Taoiseach (Climate Action Unit)1
Dept Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS)222
Eirgrid1
Enterprise Ireland21
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - National Climate Dialogue111
Gas Networks Ireland (GNI)2
Kerry County Council4713 (re Decarbonisation Zone)
Kerry Education Training Board (KETB)/Kerry College446
Local Link Kerry132 (incl sus travel pilot mtng)1
National Transport Authority (NTA)11 (sus travel pilot mtng)1
Office of Public Works11
Science Foundation Ireland1
SOLAS2
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)143 (incl sus travel pilot mtng)5
Teagasc231

VISITS TO DINGLE PENINSULA BY PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVES AND REPRESENTATIVES OF PUBLIC BODIES - all in person

DATEEVENTATTENDEES
Jun-18Presentations and discussion on proposals for the redevelopment of the Dingle Workhouse, and Dingle Peninsula 2030Minister for Gaeltacht, Joe McHugh TD, Minister for State, Brendan Griffin TD, Cllr. Seamus Cosai Fitzgerald and Dr Conor Brosnan
Jul-18Tour of Dingle HubJulie Sinnamon, CEO, & Jerry Moloney, Mid-West Regional Director, Enterprise Ireland
Jul-18Discussion on Dingle Peninsula 2030Margaret Desmond, Senior Manager, National Dialogue on Climate Action, EPA
Jun-19Overview of Dingle Hub activities and strategic objectivesWilliam Parnell, Assistant Secretary, Department of Rural and Community Development
Sept-19Presentations, discussion and day-long engagement, including lunch with ESB Networks Ambassadors and visit to trial homeThe Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU): Paul McGowan, Chair; Aoife McEvilly, Commissioner; Michelle Whelan, John Melvin, Karen Trant and Ann McGarry, (Directors, CRU)
Sept-19Presentations, discussion and site visit to two ESB Networks Ambassador homes Pat O Doherty, CEO, ESB Networks and Ellvena Graham, Chair of ESB
Oct-19Presentations, discussion and site visit to ESB Networks trial homeGarrett Blaney, Chair, Comreg
Nov-19Presentations and discussion with the Climate Action Regional Offices (CARO) Management GroupLouis Duffy, Liam Dromey & Tara Kenneally, Cork Co Co; Joe Boland & Alan Dunney, Kildare Co Co; David Dodd & Celine Riley, Dublin City Co; Martin Keating, Mayo Co Co; David Mellett & John Condon, Mayo Co Co; John O'Neill, DCCAE; Barry O'Dwyer MaREI (Climate Ireland)
Jul-21Presentation and discussion in Dingle HubMinister for Rural and Community Development and Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphries TD and Minister for Education, Norma Foley, TD
Jul-21Presentation and discussion in Dingle HubDermot Byrne, Chair, SEAI
Jul-21Presentation and discussion in Dingle Hub, with a site visit to the MahareesMinister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD
Aug-21Presentation and discussion in Dingle Hub, with site visits to Tralee Bay Wetlands, Blennerville Windmill and MahareesSinead Dooly, Head of Public Engagement, EirGrid
Sept-21Presentation and discussion in Dingle Hub on West Kerry Dairy farmers SEC and sensor technologies supporting carbon emissions reductions on farmsMinister for Agriculture Food and The Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD and Minister for Education, Norma Foley, TD
Sept-21Presentation and discussion in Dingle Hub, farm visit, and visit to Spillane's Bar and Restaurant (ESB Networks Ambassador)Andrew Brownlee, Director General; David Smith, (Acting) Director of Quality and Construction Services; Dr Susan Gill, Assistant Manager, Apprenticeship Services, SOLAS
Oct-Nov 2021ESB Networks Stakeholder Visits to Dingle Project Ambassador premisesInternal Corporate ESB Stakeholders; Suppliers & Electricity Association of Ireland; SEAI & DCCAE; DRAI; EirGrid/NIE; ESB Networks IT & Telecoms & Enterprise Services; Project Technology Partners; ESB Executive Team & Senior Managers
Nov-21Meeting at COP26, Glasgow, with a promise of a follow-up visit to Dingle An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, TD
Nov-21Presentation and discussion in Benner's Hotel and farm visitEnda Gallagher, DECC; Margie McCarthy, Director of Research and Policy Insights, SEAI; Con O Sullivan, Kerry ETB
Nov-21Presentation and discussion in Dingle Hub, visit to Ambassador farm and Lispole EcoFarm Tania Banotti, Director, Creative Ireland

MEETINGS WITH COMMUNITY BASED GROUPS - all online

ORGANISATION20202021
Cobh Zero Carbon, Cobh, Co Cork1
Community Power12
Climate Action Strathaven, Scotland1
Bothwell Futures, Scotland1
Food Waste Reduction Group, Dingle Peninsula1
Friends of the Earth1
Green Offaly, Co Offaly 3
Green Skibbereen1
Group interested in Hemp Production and Markets on Dingle Peninsula1
Inishowen Development Partnership1
Kerry Cycling Campaign1
Kerry Food Hub1
Kerry Branch of IFA1
Loop Head Together21
Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen 12
Mayo Sustainable Energy Community (SEC)1
SECAD Training Session for 8 community groups in North/East Cork2
Stoneybatter Sustainable Energy Community (SEC)1
3 Counties Energy Agency1
Tipperary Energy Agency1

MEETINGS WITH BUSINESSES

ORGANISATION2018201920202021
Kerry Group21
Pure World Energy: Net Zero Support1
Solar Beo1
Murphy's Ice cream1
Dingle Distillery1

PARTICIPATION IN FESTIVALS AND PUBLIC EVENTS (Pre-Covid Restrictions)

DATEEVENTPARTICIPATION
OCT 2018Dingle Food Festival, Dingle ESB Networks Dingle Project Information Stand
JAN 2019Sunday Business Post Power Summit, Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin ESB Networks Dingle Project Exhibition Stand
MARCH 2019SEAI Energy Show, RDS, Dublin ESB Networks Dingle Project Exhibition Stand
MARCH 2019Dingle Film FestivalLaunch of ESB Networks Ambassador Video
MAY 2019Féile na Bealtaine Arts and Music Festival, Dingle ESB Networks Marquee
JUNE 2019Comortás Peile na Gaeltachta, Gallarus, Dingle Peninsula ESB Networks Marquee
AUG 2019Féile Lios Póil, Lispole Community HallEnergy Exhibition &
Green Energy Workshops (Ciste Timpeallacht)
AUG 2019‘Energy in Agriculture’ (hosted by Teagasc, TEA, Gurteen, Tipperary Co. Council and IFA),
Gurteen College. Co. Tipperary
ESB Networks Dingle Project Exhibition Stand
SEPT 2019National Ploughing Championships, Fenagh, Co. CarlowESB Networks Dingle Project Exhibition Stand
OCT 2019Dingle Food Festival, Dingle ESB Networks Dingle Project Exhibition Stand

ESB NETWORKS LOCAL SPONSORSHIPS

DATEEVENT
Oct-18Dingle Food Festival
May-19Dingle Film Festival
Apr-19LED bulb swap event
May-19Féile na Bealtaine Lá Le Paistí
Jun-19Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta, Gallarus
Oct-19Dingle Food Festival
Mar-20Dingle Animation On-line Festival - Energy Animation cartoons

REPRESENTATION ON ADVISORY PANELS/BOARDS AND NETWORKS

DATESORGANISATION
2019-ongoingCRU Networks Stakeholder Engagement Evaluation (NSEE) Panel
April 2021-ongoingESB Networks Customer & Society Panel
July 2021- ongoingRenewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) Communities Steering Board
April 2021-ongoingENoLL (European Network of Living Labs)
June 2021-ongoingAgro Bridges - (Building Bridges Between Producers & Consumers)

RECOGNITION AND AWARDS

DateACHIEVEMENTLINK
Jun-20Shortlisted for Edison Electric Institute Awards in recognition of contribution to Community Engagementhttps://www.eei.org/about/Pages/awards.aspx
Nov-20MaREI Engaged Research Exemplar
Dec-20Dingle Peninsula 2030 featured on UN websitehttps://unric.org/en/sustainable-development-and-the-dingle-peninsula/
Apr-21Dingle Hub accepted as a member of ENoLL (European Network of Living Labs)https://enoll.org/
May-21Dingle Peninsula proposed as the Decarbonisation Zone for County Kerry
Jun-21Dingle Hub Overall Winner of Digital Town Awardshttps://www.weare.ie/about-ie-digital-town-awards/
June-21Corca Dhuibhne/Dingle Peninsula 2030 won the UCC Engaged Research of the Year 2021 award
May-22Corca Dhuibhne/Dingle Peninsula 2030 won the Climate Action Award at the 2021 IPB National Pride of Place Awards

MEDIA COVERAGE

DATEMEDIA OUTLETFORMATFEATURINGLINK
28-Sept-17Irish IndependentNews articleDingle unveiled as €4m 'test bed' for smart electricity network of the future at launch of ESB Networks Innovation Strategyhttps://www.independent.ie/irish-news/dingle-to-be-4m-test-bed-for-how-grid-will-meet-growing-demand-for-power-36176297.html
26-Mar-18Radio KerryRadio interviewSiobhan de Paor- smart meter concernshttps://www.radiokerry.ie/meeting-smart-meter-plan-dingle-march-26th-2018/
03-Apr-18Morning Ireland, RTE Radio 1Radio InterviewMarguerite Sayers, Managing Director of ESB Networks, talks about the launch of the Dingle Projecthttps://rte.ie/r.html?rii=b9_21342333_48_03-04-2018_
03-Apr-18The Irish TimesNews articleDingle Peninsula to be used as test area for renewable electricity projectshttps://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/dingle-peninsula-to-be-used-as-test-area-for-renewable-electricity-projects-1.3448417
03-Apr-18Radio KerryRadio InterviewMarguerite Sayers, ESB Networks, and Deirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub, on ESB Networks Dingle Project launch
04-Apr-18The KerrymanNews articleESB launched "future electricity network" project in Dinglehttps://www.pressreader.com/ireland/the-kerryman-north-kerry/20180404/282252371092149
09-Apr-18Clean Energy NewsArticleESB Networks unveils Dingle as epicentre of Ireland's smart energy futurehttps://www.current-news.co.uk/news/esb-networks-unveils-dingle-as-epicentre-of-irelands-smart-energy-future
09-Apr-18Constructionireland.ieArticleESB Launches Electricity Pilot Project in Dinglehttps://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/243136/esb-launches-electricity-pilot-project-in-dingle
05-Jul-18Radio KerryRadio InterviewJohn Fitzgerald, ESB Networks, on Dingle Project and Ambassador Callhttp://www.radiokerry.ie/e4-million-esb-networks-project-coming-dingle/
18-Dec-18Radio KerryRadio interviewClaire McElligott, John Fitzgerald, ESB Networks, on Launch of Dingle Project Ambassadorshttps://www.radiokerry.ie/esb-networks-dingle-project-ambassadors-december-18th-2018/
18-Dec-18Irish Tech NewsArticleDingle project to help ESB Networks understand how evolving technologies will interact on the electricity network of the futurehttps://irishtechnews.ie/dingle-project-to-help-esb-networks-understand-how-evolving-technologies-will-interact-on-the-electricity-network-of-the-future/
19-Dec-18The KerrymanNews articlePower to the People Project Sparks Off launch of Dingle Project Ambassadorshttps://www.pressreader.com/ireland/the-kerryman-south-kerry-edition/20181219/282063393070359
05-Jan-19thejournal.ieNews websiteDingle residents share in €350,000 of future ESB technologieshttps://www.thejournal.ie/dingle-homes-the-first-in-new-decade-of-esb-sustainable-electricity-modes-4405122-Jan2019/
22-Mar-19Breaking News.ieNews websiteBlockchain can help fuel bright future for community renewable energy - with reference to ESB Networks Dingle Projecthttps://www.breakingnews.ie/business/blockchain-can-help-fuel-bright-future-for-community-renewable-energy-912610.html
26-May-19Sunday TimesBusiness InterviewPat O'Doherty - The boss taking ESB on a power trip into greener energyhttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-boss-taking-esb-on-a-power-trip-into-greener-energy-3jzcqsmp9
18-Jun-19Radio KerryRadio interviewProf John Wenger, UCC; Pat O'Driscoll, IFA county chair, John Reen, Reen's Garage, and Dinny Galvin - reaction to Climate Action Planhttps://www.radiokerry.ie/climate-action-plan-reaction-june-18th-2019/
10-Jul-19The KerrymanNews articleLaunch of interim findings of anaerobic digestion feasibility studyhttps://www.pressreader.com/ireland/the-kerryman-south-kerry-edition/20190710/282033328761818
14-Sept-19The KerrymanNews articleDingle SEC a finalist in Sustainable Energy Ireland national competitionhttps://www.independent.ie/regionals/kerryman/localnotes/dingle-sec-a-finalist-in-sustainable-energy-ireland-national-competition-38486618.html
20-Sept-19KillarneyToday.comArticleMore power to you, west Kerryhttps://www.killarneytoday.com/power-west-kerry/
08-Oct-19Irish TimesSponsored article by ESB NetworksAll Charged up for a Change - with brief reference to Dingle Projecthttps://www.irishtimes.com/sponsored/esb/all-charged-up-for-a-change-1.4032402
09-Oct-19The KerrymanArticleESB to test electric cars in West Kerryhttps://www.pressreader.com/ireland/the-kerryman-north-kerry/20191009/282119228293546
29-Oct-19Irish TimesSponsored article by ESB NetworksUsing Clean Electricity to Address Carbon Emissions in Heating and Transport -with brief reference to Dingle Projecthttps://www.irishtimes.com/sponsored/esb/using-clean-electricity-to-address-carbon-emissions-in-heating-and-transport-1.4060635
29-Oct-19Blindboy PodcastInterviewDiscussion with Prof Jerry Murphy, & Clare Watson, MaREI, on Bioenergy and Climate Action, with reference to Dingle Peninsula 2030https://podcasts.apple.com/sg/podcast/science-week-2019/id1300577518?i=1000456039826
24-Nov-19Irish TimesArticleIt's quite possible to turn our homes into micro-generation stations With brief reference to Dingle projecthttps://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/homes-and-property/it-s-quite-possible-to-turn-our-homes-into-micro-generation-stations-1.4084009
4 Dec 2019Irish Farmers JournalArticleThe Dingle project transitioning to a low carbon energy systemhttps://www.farmersjournal.ie/the-dingle-project-transitioning-to-a-low-carbon-energy-system-512873
10-Dec-19Radio KerryRadio InterviewJohn Fitzgerald, ESB Networks, on plans for electric vehicle trialhttps://www.radiokerry.ie/esb-networks-giving-electric-vehicles-15-people-west-kerry-trial/
11-Dec-19The KerrymanArticleWest Kerry gets clued-in to a cleaner future ESB Networks Dingle Projecthttps://www.pressreader.com/ireland/the-kerryman-south-kerry-edition/20191211/282011854241143
15-May-20Radio KerryPodcastESB Networks' Pilot Project on the Dingle Peninsula - View on Air Source Heat Pumps Fergal Egan (ESBN); Paul Kenny (Tipp Energy Agency); Rory McKeown ESBN Ambassadorhttps://www.radiokerry.ie/insights/esb-networks-pilot-project-dingle-peninsula-view-air-source-heat-pumps-213712
19-May-20Farming IndependentArticleGreen Energy Strategy is proving a win-win deal for West Kerry dairy farmers Dinny Galvin (ESBN Ambassador; Community Energy Mentor, West Kerry Dairy Farmers SEC)https://dinglepeninsula2030.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Dinny-Galvin-Farming-Independent-19.05.2020.pdf
25-Jun-20Radio Kerry AgritimePodcastDinny Galvin, starting at 15.30 minshttps://www.radiokerry.ie/podcasts/agritime/agritime-june-25th-2020-216311
25-Jun-20Raidio na GaeltachtaNuachtUpdate on ESBN Dingle Project from Deirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub
21-Jul-20Radio KerryPodcastESB Networks' Pilot Project on the Dingle Peninsula - View on Solar PV Technology Fergal Egan of ESB Networks; Alan Jackson, TEA; Colm Kennedy, PV Trial Participanthttps://www.radiokerry.ie/esb-networks-dingle-solar-pv-technology/
04-Sept-20Irish TimesArticle, mentioning Dingle project (Sponsored by ESBN)Innovating for a Low Carbon Impacthttps://www.irishtimes.com/sponsored/esb/innovating-for-a-low-carbon-impact-1.4337609
05-Oct-20Raidio na Gaeltachta - An Saol Ó DheasRadio interviewRe-imagine Dingle event
20-Oct-20The Kerryman &ArticleInformation Gathering Stations to Help make Farms More Efficienthttps://www.independent.ie/business/farming/forestry-enviro/environment/information-gathering-stations-to-help-make-farms-more-efficient-39622780.html
Farming Independent(EU Ploutos funding award)
14-Oct-20Radio na Gaeltachta AdhmhaidinInterviewDeirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub on EU Ploutos. Starting at 46 mins 33 secshttps://www.rte.ie/rnag/adhmhaidin/programmes/2020/1014/1171450-adhmhaidin-d-cadaoin-14-deireadh-fmhair-2020/
14-OctRaidio na GaeltachtaAn Saol Ó Dheas with Michéal Ó Céilleachairhttps://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/html5/#/rnag/21852126
15-Oct-20Radio Kerry AgritimeInterviewDeirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub, on EU Ploutos project Starting at 35mins 30 secshttps://www.radiokerry.ie/podcasts/agritime/agritime-october-15th-2020-223300
17-Oct-20The Farmers' JournalArticleCarbon Efficiency (EU Ploutos)https://dinglepeninsula2030.com/projects/agriculture/euploutos/
22-Oct-20Kerry's EyeArticleFarmers to Battle Climate Change (EU Ploutos)https://dinglepeninsula2030.com/projects/agriculture/euploutos/
Nov-20EU Network of Living Labs - EnoLLWebpageDingle Hub application to be an EU Living Lab accepted and profile added to websitehttps://enoll.org/network/living-labs/?livinglab=dingle-creativity-and-innovation-hub#description
15-Dec-20Raidió na GaeltachtaDeirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub, gives a wrap up of the yearhttps://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/html5/#/rnag/21883227
Dec-20Science Foundation Ireland websiteWebpageDingle 2030 Case Studyhttps://www.sfi.ie/research-news/stories/climate/dingle-2030/
05-Jan-21Irish ExaminerNews articleDingle sustainability initiative hailed by the UN https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/munster/arid-40201490.html Piece on UN website https://unric.org/en/sustainable-development-and-the-dingle-peninsula/
06-Jan-21RTE Morning IrelandRadioMention of Examiner piece on UN.
05-Jan-21Agriland.ieWebpageKerry Dairy Farmers invite quotations for consultant to carry out 'Energy Master Plan'https://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/kerry-dairy-farmers-invite-quotations-for-consultant-to-carry-out-energy-master-plan/
06-Jan-21engineersireland.ieWebpageDingle Peninsula 2030 sustainability project receives thumbs-up from the UNhttps://www.engineersireland.ie/Engineers-Journal/News/dingle-peninsula-2030-sustainability-project-receives-thumbs-up-from-un
06-Jan-21radiokerry.ieWebpageKerry sustainability project highlighted by United Nationshttps://www.radiokerry.ie/news/kerry-sustainability-project-highlighted-united-nations-227386
13-Jan-21Interregeurope.euWebpageDingle Sustainability Project Hailed by the UNhttps://www.interregeurope.eu/intensify/news/news-article/10943/dingle-sustainability-project-hailed-by-the-un/
06-Jan-21Agriland.ieWebpageDingle Farm Ambassador Programme commended by UNhttps://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/dingle-farm-ambassador-programme-commended-by-un/
17-Jan-21Sunday Times (Linda Daly)Feature in Climate SupplementCheers to Community Spirit Clare Watson, MaREI, references Dingle Peninsula 2030https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/cheers-to-community-spirit-wcdhw6c5z
01-Feb-21Radio KerryWebpage & 2 news bulletinsElectric vehicle trial beginning on Dingle Peninsulahttps://www.radiokerry.ie/news/electric-vehicle-trial-beginning-dingle-peninsula-228651
Feb-21The KerrymanArticleESB Networks Dingle Project EV launch
Feb-21The Kerry's EyeArticleESBN Dingle Project EV launch
03-Feb-21Raidió na GaeltachtaRadio interviewDeirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub, interview with Áine Uí Laoithe
14-Feb-21Sunday Times (Arlene Harris)Feature article in Climate SupplementCommunity looks to a low carbon future articlehttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/7a0552a8-6d26-11eb-ba86-e516f9df6e0a?shareToken=09f2414bdd16be453743ecf530231e48
18-Feb-21EvokeFeature article (sponsored by ESBN)Publican Rose Spillane: Going green has saved us 20% in operating costshttps://evoke.ie/2021/02/18/promoted/rose-spillane-spillane-bar-interview
Feb-21Green Offaly AlmanacArticleA Tale from West Kerry- interview with Dinny Galvin
19-Mar-21Independent.ieFeature on Dingle Project Ambassador Rory McKeown (sponsored by ESBN)From dated 90s bungalow to eco-friendly haven: How one family renovated their dream homehttps://www.independent.ie/storyplus/from-dated-90s-bungalow-to-eco-friendly-haven-how-one-family-renovated-their-dream-home-40131626.html
23-Mar-21Gov.ieWebpageSFI Discover Programme Funding announcement (including Dingle Peninsula 2030)https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/58a2c-minister-harris-announces-52-million-to-support-science-foundation-ireland-discover-programme/
26-Mar-21Conversations with Irish Doctors for the EnvironmentPodcastClare Watson, MaREI, talks about the psychology of climate action, and references Dingle Peninsula 2030https://anchor.fm/irishdovsenv/episodes/The-psychology-of-climate-action-with-Dr--Clare-Watson-ethurm
31-Mar-21Newstalk Green Scene with Pat KennyInterviewThe Dingle Peninsula is becoming a living laboratoryhttps://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/highlights-from-the-pat-kenny-show/green-scene-the-dingle-peninsula-is-becoming-a-living-laboratory
09-Apr-21Newstalk - Down to Earth with Cara AugustenborgPodcastClare Watson, MaREI talks about community engagement & Dingle Peninsula 2030 https://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/down-to-earth-with-cara-augustenborg/episode-11-bending-the-emissions-curve
10-May-21Radio KerryPodcastESB Networks' Pilot Project on the Dingle Peninsula Electric Vehicles Ciaran Geaney (ESBN) Simon Acton (Irish EV Owners Assoc) Mike Lyne (trial participant)https://www.radiokerry.ie/news/esb-networks-dingle-project-electric-vehicles-235580
11-May-21Future Now Future Next Podcast Series (ESB in partnership with RTE)PodcastEpisode 5 The Future of Energy, with Marie Donnelly (Chair Climate Change Advisory Council), Brian Ó Gallachoir (MaREI, mention of Dingle Peninsula 2030), Clare Duffy (ESBN, mention of Dingle Storenet), Laurence E, Jones (Edison Electric Institute)
26-May-21The KerrymanArticleTom Brings World of Experience to Hub Job in Dingle Tom Fitzgerald, Dingle Hub, introduced as new Community Engagement Coordinatorhttps://www.independent.ie/regionals/kerryman/lifestyle/tom-brings-world-of-experience-to-hub-job-in-dingle-40469309.html
27-May-21West Kerry LiveArticleTom Fitzgerald introduced as new Community Engagement Coordinatorhttps://issuu.com/westkerrylive/docs/wkerrylive309
26-Oct-21Raidió na Gaeltachta - AthmhaidinRadio interviewDeirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub, interviewed by Sláine Ní Chathalláinhttps://www.rte.ie/radio/rnag/adhmhaidin/programmes/2021/1026/1255869-adhmhaidin-d-mirt-26-deireadh-fmhair-2021/
27-Oct-21Kerry's EyePhotoDinny Galvin, Deirdre de Bhailís and the EV setting off for COP26
28-Oct-21RTE WebsiteArticleKerry project aims to shape Ireland's electric futurehttps://www.rte.ie/news/munster/2021/1028/1256281-climate-dingle/
28-Oct-21Morning IrelandRadio piece with Paschal SheehyESB preparing for a low-carbon future Featuring Deirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub, Claire McElligott, ESBN and Dinny Galvinhttps://www.rte.ie/radio/radio1/clips/22022997/
28-Oct-21RTE Six One NewsTV pieceAs above
28-Oct-21Radio Kerry AgritimeRadio interviewDinny Galvin interview with Aisling O'Brienhttps://www.radiokerry.ie/podcasts/agritime/?utm_campaign=web&utm_source=email&utm_medium=web
29-Oct-21Raidió na GaeltachtaRadio InterviewSláine Ní Chathalláin interview with Deirdre de Bhailís, Dingle Hub, on Athmhaidinhttps://www.rte.ie/radio/rnag/adhmhaidin/programmes/2021/1026/1255869-adhmhaidin-d-mirt-26-deireadh-fmhair-2021/
31-Oct-21Raidió na GaeltachtaRadio InterviewDeirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub, interview on An tSeachtain https://www.rte.ie/radio/rnag/an-tseachtain/programmes/2021/1031/1256953-an-tseachtain-le-mirn-n-ghadhra-d-domhnaigh-31-deireadh-fmhair-2021//
Oct 2021Daily MailArticleEV journey to COP26
02-Nov-21Raidió na Gaeltachta - NuachtRadio clipNews itemhttps://www.rte.ie/radio/rnag/clips/11354150/
03-Nov-21Irish IndependentArticleCommunities are already striving to be climate problem-solvers
04-Nov-21BBC WorldwideRadio InterviewDeirdre de Bhailis, Dingle Hub, and Dinny Galvin interview with Julian Marshall
05-Nov-21TG4TV clipNews item
Jan-22RTE/Irish Universities AssociationDocumentaryBrian O'Gallachoir, Connor McGookin, MaREI, Deirdre de Bhailís, Dingle Hub and Dinny Galvin interviewed in an episode of RTE's The Change Makers series: UCC Research on the Dingle Peninsulahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGmlbnNM-eU

PROJECT OUTPUTS: VIDEOS AND VIDEO CLIPS

DATEVIDEOLINK
Mar-19ESB Networks Dingle Project 2019https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2gC3CwrNMA
Apr-19LED Bulb Swaphttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZ9-rlgxwTg
Nov-19Climate Hackhttps://youtu.be/8SM80eQAL3o
Oct-19Farmers Forum "Farming-the Key to a Sustainable Future"https://youtu.be/hs0a1XO43yA
Dec-19ESB Networks Dingle Project Community Networking Eventhttps://youtu.be/2DpvQqxK7Qw
2019ESB Networkshttps://www.eurelectric.org/leadingthecharge/esb/
Feb-20Launch of Dingle Peninsula 2030https://youtu.be/FZoa2Bz5lRU
Nov-20Anaerobic Digestion on the Dingle Peninsulahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adSxyCShR9I
Mar-21DRCD "Our Rural Future" (Rural Development Policy 2021-2025) Launch, showcasing Corca Dhuibhne Initiativeshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqgLDdiKxMU
Apr-21EU Smart Rural Village Networkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYpkbwm-0Xs
May & June 21Dingle Adapts Energy Live Series (5 episodes & webinar)https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCB0BZT8wviZw7ncWWCrt9j16ftWKbYKS
Aug-21Energy Action on the Dingle Peninsulahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiKnjimPuYo
Aug-21Sustainable Agriculture on Dingle Peninsula (short version)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cK3MAimEuT8
Aug-21Sustainable Agriculture on Dingle Peninsula (full version)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkM2Z_Vy2sQ
Aug-21What does the Community Know about Dingle Peninsula 2030?https://youtu.be/F0E7VsbGNCs
Sept-21Engaged Research on the Dingle Peninsulahttps://youtu.be/ZT0s9Z8ODnU

PROJECT OUTPUTS: JOURNAL PAPERS

TITLEJOURNALPUBLICATION DATELINKS
Reflecting on a Collaborative Approach to a Regional Sustainability TransitionReflective Practice JournalMay-21https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14623943.2021.1911794
Reflections on the Engaged Research Approach(To be published soon)
Participatory Mapping of an Emergent Social Network for a Regional Transition to a Low Carbon SocietyLocal EnvironmentJun-21https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/13549839.2021.1936472

An innovative approach for developing a regional energy balance to inform local energy transitionsEnergy JournalAug-21https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544221009798
Participatory methods in energy system modelling and planning - A reviewRenewable and Sustainable Energy ReviewsAug-21https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032121007838