Dr. Patrick Bresnihan

Patrick Bresnihan is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at Maynooth University. His work looks at the contested politics of water, land, and energy in Ireland and how these speak to broader questions of colonial and postcolonial development, capitalist political economy, and environmental justice. His most recent book, All We Want is the Earth. Land, Labour and Movements beyond Environmentalism (Bristol University Press, 2023), was co-written with Naomi Millner.


  • Breakout 2A: How important is peace for a wellbeing economy?
  • Plenary 8: Is There A Distinctive island of Ireland Response To Wellbeing Economics: Culture and the Social Imaginary