Extinction Rebellion branch formed in Athlone

People from across the Shannonside region are being urged to put pressure on politicians to take action on climate change.

A new branch of Extinction Rebellion has been formed in Athlone.

It’s aim is get the government to act immediately to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2025.

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A talk will take place in JJ Harlow’s about the movement tonight at half past 7.

Organiser Julie O’ Donoghue outlines more about tonight’s event and the day of action later this month.