independent

Monday 26 August 2019

Earth Walk opened at the Parable Garden in Curracloe

Wexford’s Deputy Mayor, Maura Bell, cuts the tape to mark the opening of the ‘Earth Walk’ in the Parable Garden, Curracloe. Also pictured are Ali Gunning, Michael Drumm, Tom Gunning and Anne Gunning
Wexford’s Deputy Mayor, Maura Bell, cuts the tape to mark the opening of the ‘Earth Walk’ in the Parable Garden, Curracloe. Also pictured are Ali Gunning, Michael Drumm, Tom Gunning and Anne Gunning

Maria Pepper

A new 'Earth Walk' was officially opened at the Parable Garden Education Project in Curracloe by the Deputy Mayor of Wexford, Maura Bell.

The walk has been created to help raise awareness about the environment and ecological issues with a special focus on biodiversity and is open free of charge to the public for the month of July.

Cllr. Bell described it as 'an oasis of calm in this hectic world' and said she was honoured to be launching the project which will focus on education, exploration and experience.

'As we know, that is how be learn the best. We need to connect and be responsible for our actions. We are destroying the earth, we are in a climate emergency and we all need to take steps to help our future generations', she said.

Cllr. Bell said people will be able to write their promises to the earth in a book at the end of the walk.

The Parable Garden Education Project is located in a walled garden beside the sea in the middle of woodland and marshlife with walks in the forests and along the beach.

It was opened in April 2017 by Tom Gunning and Michael Drumm who run courses there in spirituality and creativity with ecology days for second level students planned during the coming academic year.

Among the workshops held are yoga, celtic spirituality, mindfulness and art.

Wexford People

Most Read

News