Activists at the White House protest over the Obama administration’s plans to allow new fossil fuel drilling. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

There is a conversation that we need to have around our kitchen tables in Ireland. Among all of the pressing issues of our time, there is one which, i(...)

Kate Brett, Aoileann O’Shea and Joseph Brett enjoy themselves at the bandstand in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, during yesterday’s People’s Climate Picnic. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A picnic and a coastal clean-up were among the events organised in Ireland as part of the global day of climate action.More than 600 people attended (...)