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Community Garden Ieland Gathering and Orchard Care Workshop

Community Garden Gathering & Orchard Care Workshop – Bookings Open

Registration and bookings are now open for the first of our 2017 events. We’re starting the year by visiting County Offaly where CG Ireland are being hosted by Birr Community Growery. Kevin Dudley of Cloughjordan Farm will be demonstrating Orchard Care and we’re also including a Panel Discussion and Community Garden Q & A for all your […]

Convergence 2016 Highlights from CG Ireland

Convergence 2016 ~ Highlights from CG Ireland

Creating Sustainable Communities Organised by Cultivate, last month Convergence events took place around the country with sustainable living topics being discussed from Kerry to Galway, Limerick to Tipperary that covered everything from food to education, art to the economy. The Donegal Community Garden Network began the conversation about Food in the north of the country […]

Global Green at Electric Picnic – A Newbie’s Perspective

Electric Picnic – Early Years I have fond (and seemingly now increasingly distant!) memories of Electric Picnic Music and Arts Festival – having attended the first four iterations of this mammoth event – well, mammoth by Irish standards, anyway! Those days were wild and hedonistic; a blur of amazing performances, making instant friendships with random […]

5 ways community gardens can help pollinators now

5 Ways Community Gardens Can Help Pollinators

  The National Biodiversity Data Centre in Waterford have been working hard to build a framework of  guidelines for local communities, gardens, farmers, local councils, business and transport networks that will help us all make best practice decisions, benefiting pollinators in Ireland and helping to restore declining numbers. As a result, they have begun publishing […]

Community Garden Ireland Coordinators meet the President of Ireland

Press Release – CGN Announces Name Change

The Community Garden Network becomes Community Gardens Ireland Dee Sewell, Chairperson of the Community Garden Network announced at a recent garden party in the Arus na Uachtaráinna that was held to acknowledge individuals and organisations working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, that the organisation would officially be undergoing a name change to Community Gardens […]