EBCF 2020 Events

Éanna Ní Lamhna

Literary Lunch

Éanna Ní Lamhna in conversation with Gavin Grace

Date: Sunday 8th March
Time: 1.30pm  
Ticket Price: €22 (includes lunch)
Venue: Temple Gate Hotel

Don’t miss this chance to hear one of Ireland’s leading environmentalists, Éanna Ní Lamhna, in conversation with Clare FM’s Gavin Grace. Éanna is a botanist by profession. She was responsible for much of the ground-breaking species distribution mapping carried out by An Foras Forbartha in the 1970s and 80s.

She has been a lecturer in sustainable development in DIT for over twenty years. She is publicly on the side of the environment as evidenced by her stint as President of An Taisce from 2004-2009 and more recently as President of the Tree Council of Ireland. She is the author of several books including Wild Dublin - O'Brien Press and Wild Things at School - The Heritage Council. She has been broadcasting on RTÉ about wildlife since 1988 when she cut her teeth on radio with John Skehan. She has been the mainstay of the Mooney goes Wild programmes since 1995. She has made several Wildlife Radio documentaries including one on the rainforest in Costa Rica which was recorded on location and just lately one on Rats. She currently has a regular wildlife slot on Virgin Media’s Six O’Clock show. She has one of the most recognisable voices on Irish radio. She is noted for her passionate and no-nonsense approach to environmental matters.