Ireland’s Edge - The Good Life / Slí Bheatha

Ireland’s Edge - The Good Life / Slí Bheatha

October 25, 2022

We are delighted present Ireland’s Edge - The Good Life / Slí Bheatha taking place in the Dingle Skellig Hotel on Friday the 2nd and Saturday the 3rd of December.

‘The Good Life / Slí Bheatha’ informs an action and activist-oriented discussion across a wide range of topics and issues. These timely and thought-provoking conversations will explore how change has been and is being wrought in society, politics, the economy, culture, technology and the environment through collective and individual action.

Now in its eighth year, Ireland’s Edge continues to offer germane reflections and diverse perspectives on our past, present and future in the company of an engaged, curious attendance and panels of thinkers, policy makers, innovators, commentators and artists. As always, there will be some very special musical performances.

Speaker line up with more to be added:

John Kamphner

Author, Broadcaster, Commentator

Executive Director, UK in the World project, Chatham House

Sally Hayden

Journalist and Writer

Winner of the 2022 Orwell Prize for Political Writing

Séamas O'Reilly  

Journalist and Writer

Aoife Moore


Political Correspondent, The Sunday Times

Frankie Fenton

Writer / Director

Kathryn Kennedy

Kennedy Films

Iida Ruishalme


Leo Clancy

CEO, Enterprise Ireland

Cúán Greene

Chef; Writer of The Ómós Digest

Edwina Guckian

Dancer; Artistic Director of Leitrim Dance Project

Aideen Barry


Jake Harper

CEO + CoFounder, SOOT

Chorca Dhuibhne Imbhuanaithe

Creative Climate Action


The full Ireland’s Edge - The Good Life / Slí Bheatha programme will be revealed in the coming weeks, and as always there will be songs for the head and heart with some special musical guests to be announced.

Tickets are available on Eventbrite now with a limited amount of early bird tickets on sale. Ireland’s Edge – The Good Life / Slí Bheatha will take the form of a two day in-person conference at 2pm on Friday 2nd and from 11am -5:30pm on Saturday the 3rd of December.

Ireland’s Edge - The Good Life / Slí Bheatha is supported by leading partner Intel Ireland, and further supported by Jones Engineering and Kerry County Council.