Category: Events

Community Gardens Ireland Autumn Gathering, Cork City, 14th October 2023

Join us in Cork City for Community Gardens Ireland’s annual Autumn in person meetup! This year’s Autumn Gathering in Cork will launch the first ever national Allotments and Community Gardens Week in Ireland! The Autumn Gathering will take place on Saturday the 14th October 2023 in Cork City. The day starts in The Glen Community […]

National Allotments and Community Gardens Week – 14th to 21st October 2023!

We are excited to announce that the first ever national Allotments and Community Gardens Week will be taking place in Ireland from 14th – 21st October 2023! We are running this event to raise awareness of allotments and community gardens, to highlight how important they are and to detail the huge benefits of community gardening for communities, individuals, and […]

Donate to Community Gardens Ireland

Community Gardens Ireland is operated on a voluntary basis and is a free resource for community growers throughout Ireland. Our group have been heavily active in recent years advocating for more allotments and community gardens throughout Ireland. Like any organisation, funding is required to keep items like our website operational. We also incur costs associated […]

Town & Village Renewal – Acquisition of Land for Community Projects

In May 2021, Dónal McCormack and Maeve Foreman of Community Gardens Ireland presented to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development, and the Islands. Our presentation contained a list of issues surrounding the provision of allotments and community gardens in Ireland and included a proposal for a fund to be made […]

A Guide for Design & Implementation of Community Gardens & Allotments for County Carlow

In recent years, Carlow County Council successfully applied to be part of a URBACT Network called RU:RBAN. URBACT’s mission is to enable cities and towns to work together and develop integrated solutions to common urban challenges, by networking, learning from one another’s experiences, drawing lessons and identifying good practices to improve urban policies. RU:RBAN was […]