Cork Environmental Forum was honoured last Friday 14th February with a Private Reception, hosted by the Deputy Lord Mayor, Lorraine Kingston in her offices.
The Deputy Lord Mayor acknowledged the contribution all of the previous Management Committees, staff, members and volunteers to the success of the organisation and to developing the structures that have withstood the test of time. Stating that now more than ever there is a need for organisations such as CEF to highlight and promote solutions to the challenges of Climate Change, peak oil, biodiversity loss and everything to do with creating a healthy and sustainable environment.
Pictured at the Private Reception, CEF members past and present, Back Row (l-r) Aodhan Quinlan, Ger Mulhally, Denis O’Regan, Darren McAdam O’Connell, David Lee, Johnny O’Mahony, Patrick Treacy, Barry Hurley. Front Row (l-r) Marie-Terese Conere, Mary Barrett, Helen Barrett (current Chairperson), Deputy Lord Mayor, Lorraine Kingston, Bernie Connolly, Clair McSweeney and Patricia Treacy.
Cork Environmental Forum is unique as the most longstanding LA21 organisation in Ireland, it’s survival and success if due to its make-up, its constitution, its way of working, its way of accentuating the positive, the history and reputation, the four pillar structure (business, public, community and voluntary and individuals) all coming together that has given a solid foundation, a bank of expertise to draw upon and a broadranging reach not just in Cork but nationally and internationally.