Solar-Powered Cinema Screening


After a busy week of events, South Dublin County Council is delighted to announce they are finishing off Dublin Climate Action Week with a solar-powered cinema screening of the innovative feature documentary film 2040. Tickets for the event, which takes place in Rathfarnham Castle Park, are sold in pods of up to four people (€20) rather than on an individual basis and attendees are asked to arrive together with their pod group on the night. This unique event will take place in Rathfarnham Castle Park on Saturday 18 September at 7.30pm  and tickets cost €20 for a pod of up to 4 people.

Viewings pods will be allocated on a first come first served basis on the day, with 2m social distancing in place. Tickets can be booked at or visit the events page on

Motivated by his 4-year-old daughter and concern for the planet she will inherit, Damon Gameau, award-winning director embarks on a global journey to meet innovators and changemakers to discover what the future of the planet could look like by the year 2040 if we embraced the best solutions already available to us, and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. South Dublin County Council is running this event in conjunction with the Dublin Metropolitan Climate Action Regional Office (CARO) and with sponsorship from IPB Insurance.

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