Myth : It's up to the urban population to sort out climate change

Europe will not be able to reach its commitments to alleviating climate change without the full participation and involvement of rural communities. Not only does the rural population need to be able to make the right energy choices, but most of the renewable options, from wind farms, to solar, to micro-CHP, will require the willing participation of rural communities

Tell the Future - 2013's Winners

And we have 2013's winners!

Congratulations to Jimmy Dunne, a 3rd year student at De La Salle College, Dundalk, and Sara Hyde, who is a 5th year student at Villers secondary School, Limerick, who have been awarded first place in the junior and senior categories of the Tell The Future all-island story writing competition which focused on the future of Ireland’s energy supply .

Junior Winners:

1st Jimmy Dunne

2nd Claire McGuickan

3rd Lauren Naughton

Senior Winners:

1st Sara Hyde

2nd Aya Helmy

3rd Kate Doyle

Both Jimmy and Sara’s entries will be transformed into a one-of-a-kind animated video and will be posted online very shortly!

About the competition

Spearheaded by Irish celebrity broadcaster George Hook, Tell The Future, is a story-writing competition which encourages primary school children from the Republic of Ireland and the North of Ireland to write a short story on how to power homes, hospitals, factories and schools into the future.


Watch the videos from last years' winners