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Duncan Stewart for West Fork Business Breakfast

August 14th, 2017 10:10 PM

By Southern Star Team

Duncan Stewart will be the guest speaker at this year's West Fork Business Breakfast.

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THE West Fork magazine Business Breakfast hosted by The Southern Star, as part of the Taste of West Cork food festival, will feature architect and environmentalist Duncan Stewart as keynote speaker for this year's event.

The breakfast, one of the highlights of the festival, will take place on Friday, September 15th at The West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen.

This popular business breakfast, now in its fifth year, has previously invited high calibre guest speakers along such as Tara McCarthy, chief executive of Bord Bia and Walt Hampton, lawyer, motivational speaker and high altitude mountaineer.

Duncan Stewart is a popular architect, environmentalist and media personality known for his environmental activism and extensive TV and radio work on RTÉ, including Eco Eye and About the House. 

Sean Mahon, Southern Star managing director said: ‘We're delighted Duncan will be joining us as speaker at this year's West Fork breakfast. We like to invite lively and stimulating speakers for our guests and Duncan certainly brings energy. Amongst other things he'll be talking about his passion for how local communities can develop sustainable models to help with self sufficiency and local resilience whilst creating employment and lowering reliance on imported foods and fossil fuels. Smart farming will also be part of his discussion. These topics are all very pertinent to West Cork.'

Tickets (€12) for the event are always in high demand and sell out fast. Ticket includes breakfast featuring prime local West Cork ingredients, at The West Cork Hotel. To purchase tickets call Jennifer Barron at The Southern Star on 028 21200 or [email protected]

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