Beekeeping, veganism and growing hemp among topics to be discussed at lifestyle event in Longford town today

A lifestyle and wellness event called Transition will take place in Longford Town this weekend.

Numerous talks, demos and workshops will take place over the course of the weekend discussing all manner of topics including beekeeping, zero waste, veganism, the climate crisis and growing hemp as a sustainable business.

The event will be held in The Temperance Hall from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and from noon until 5pm on Sunday.

Organiser of the event and founder of Transition, Anna Delaney, says global problems can be solved at a local level: