European Day of Sustainable Communities 2019


Dublin 8, Venue TBC
Event Date

European Day of Sustainable Communities 2019

The Wheel, in collaboration with the community outreach team from St. Patricks Cathedral and community actors from the Dublin 8 community, are delighted to host a special event to celebrate the European Day of Sustainable Communities 2019.

Join us to explore how community actors in Dublin 8 work collaboratively to ensure that their area is inclusive and socially, environmentally and economically sustainable. We will have a panel discussion, Q & A, a walk and talk tour and visit to a local green space.


  1. Declan Hayden, Community Development Officer – Dublin City Council
  2. Shauna Barnes, Youth Services Manager, YMCA
  3. Eddie McGuinness, Chairperson of The Iveagh Trust Residents Centre
  4. Sergeant Ian Lambe, Community Policing, Kevin St
  5. Vincent Carragher, The Wheel / TCD 

A performance by The Iveagh Trust Community Choir

Walk and Talk tour, stopping off at:

  1. Cemetery in St. Patricks Cathedral
  2. St. Patricks Close / Kevin St intersection
  3. The Cabbage Garden.

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Meet your Facilitator: 

Johnny Sheehan

Johnny Sheehan is Membership and Regional Manager at The Wheel. The main focus of his work is to drive the development, presence and participation in The Wheel’s programmes regionally, to support the work of the National Rural Network and to support member engagement in The Wheel. Johnny has extensive experience on charity boards and holds a certificate in Charity Law, Trusteeship and Governance from the Law Society.

This event is in collaboration with: 

St Patricks Cathedral
Who should attend

Anyone with an interest in sustainable communities. Community activists. Stakeholders from the organisations linked into the Dublin 8 community. Members of The Wheel. This event is open to all.