Peugeot Ireland support Lyndsey at Plant the Planet Games in Kenya

Published on 13th November 2023 at 16:40

Peugeot Ireland has announced their sponsorship of former Dublin Senior 
Footballer, Lyndsey Davey, to support her trip to Kenya as part of the Plant the 
Planet Games on November 17. 
Davey will be one of 50 inter-county players, past and present, who will travel to 
Kenya on November 17 as part of the Warriors for Humanity group who will take 
part in the Plant the Planet Games. The players have raised hundreds of thousands of 
Euro as they aim to plant trees to tackle the devastating effects of climate change and 
raise awareness of the work of Self Help Africa. 
The visit will see the athletes take part in Gaelic Football & Hurling Exhibition 
Matches, a soccer match against AFC Leopards as well as cultural and agricultural 
This is the second year of the Plant the Planet Games, the brainchild of Warriors for 
Humanity CEO and Founder Alan Kerins. Last year, over €500,000 was raised by 
inter-county players in support of the event, with one million trees being planted to 
tackle the effects of climate change.  
Speaking about the trip Lyndsey commented “I am thrilled Peugeot have come 
onboard as my key sponsors.  Their support means I can now fully focus on the trip 
ahead and all the important duties that it includes”.  
Des Cannon, Managing Director at Peugeot Ireland says “We are proud to support 
Lyndsey on this special trip that will contribute so much to the important work done 
by Self Help Africa. As official partners to Dublin GAA, it is nice to be able to support 
a former player in their post playing career endeavours”. 
Lyndsey is a former Dublin Senior Footballer who made her senior debut in 2004 
aged just 14, only retiring last year.  She went on to win 5 All-Ireland Titles, 12 
Leinster titles and 5 All-Star Awards. She works as a Firefighter and Paramedic at 
Dublin Airport.  
Self Help Africa’s mission is to alleviate hunger, poverty, social inequality and the 
impact of climate change.  They do that through community-led, market based and 
enterprise focused approaches to agricultural development, ensuring that people 
have access to nutritious food, decent income and employment and clean water and 
basic services, all while sustaining natural resources. 
Photograph: Lyndsey Davey (Warriors for Humanity and former Dublin footballer) and Ciaran Cusack 
(Marketing Manager at Gowan Auto, PEUGEOT Importers in Ireland).