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Project number: 2020-1-IE01-KA202-066017

Project Team & Partners

Ciara McDonnell

Completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography and Mathematics in National University of Ireland Galway 2013. Completed a Masters in Rural Sustainability in National University of Ireland Galway in 2014. Key areas included conceptualising the rural, rural development and the Multifunctional countryside.

Thesis: The key drivers in the uptake of Organic Farming in the West of Ireland.

Working with Macra na Feirme since November 2016 as a Training and Development Officer in the North West region. Role involves supporting the members in the clubs across the region, training members in their relevant roles to run a successful club for example chairperson, secretary, treasurer and public relations officer and encouraging young people to get involved and active in their local communities. Involved in organising both local and national events for members, for example a local fund raiser to support a local charity close to the hearts of the local community or the national Annual General Meeting.

Related Team Members

Gillian Richardson