Future Earth Ireland is the national adhering committee for Future Earth Global and is facilitated by the Royal Irish Academy.

The remit of Future Earth Ireland is to:

  • Act as a hub for co-ordinating efforts within the remit of Future Earth on the island of Ireland.
  • Build awareness of Future Earth amongst members, policy makers, funders and other stakeholders.
  • Develop synergies around the Future Earth themes within Ireland for researchers and other stakeholders.
  • Help to identify potential sources of national and international funding for researchers in relation to Future Earth and Future Earth themes.
  • Coordinate activity across existing and proposed initiatives within universities and in other organisations.


Diarmuid Torney


Jennifer Kenneally

Senior Policy and International Relations Manager, Royal Irish Academy