Food and Health Debate

  • Debate on Food and Health
    October 6, 2016
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

An old school debate between the Happy Pear and The Hopsack, chaired by Catherine Cleary.

Dave and Steve Flynn will be manning the podium against Finn Murray and Dr Robert Verkerk on the topic of:


There may be no right or wrong answers but we can have a good argument over it anyway.


About The Happy Pear

Dave and Steve are the loveable and dynamic twins behind one of Ireland’s most successful community focused cafes – The Happy Pear. Their dedication to healthy living and eating has inspired the nation and their dedication to snapchat has kept us all immensely entertained!!!

About Finn Murray

The Hopsack is one of Ireland’s longest standing health food shops – established by Finn’s parents in 1979. Finn now looks after the shop as well as the family farm in Roscommon. His in depth knowledge of natural health care is second to none and his energy and enthusiasm for the sector is infectious to say the least.

About Dr Robert Verkerk

In 2002, Rob founded the Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) and has acted as its executive and scientific director since this time. He has authored some 60 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings and contributes regularly to magazines and other popular media. He lectures on a wide range of issues relating to sustainability in healthcare, agriculture, food quality and related fields.

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This is a free event, but if you feel like contributing towards the Autumn Series a donation of €2-5 (or whatever you feel) would be much appreciated. Donations help ensure that this and other Autumn Series events are free.

Places are limited, so make sure you register for your free ticket.

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