Author: Donal McCormack

Community gardens to be added to Irish Law for the first time

Earlier this week, Community Gardens Ireland received some good news that community gardens are set to be defined in Irish law for the first time. In recent years, Community Gardens Ireland have presented at various Oireachtas Committees on the poor legal status that both allotments and community gardens have in Ireland. As our 2022 “Let’s […]

Finalist in Digital Town Awards 2024

Great news – we are delighted to announce that Community Gardens Ireland are a finalist in this year’s Digital Town Awards! We have been shortlisted for the Digital Community category and Maeve Foreman from our committee has been shortlisted in the Digital Local Hero category! So many brilliant projects on the shortlist – Best of […]

Calling all Cork Community Gardeners – We Need Your Help!

Community Gardens Ireland has been selected by Lush Cork as a charity partner. We will be in store the weekend of the 6th and 7th of April. All sales of their Charity Pot will go to supporting Community Gardens Ireland. Would you like to help promote Community Gardening in Cork? Can you spare a couple […]

Community Growers Spring Gathering 2nd March 2024 – Report

On Saturday 2nd March @ 11am, the Community Gardens Ireland (CG) and Social Farms and Gardens Northern Ireland (SFGNI) Spring Gathering event was held on Zoom. This was the third time our two organisations had worked together on this event. In recent years CGI and SFGNI we had a grant to directly support this activity. […]

European Elections 2024 – Plant for the Future

Community Gardens Ireland are a voluntary, independent, inclusive group that works with all agencies and groups that promote environmental awareness and support community gardening and food growing in all parts of the island of Ireland.  Similar to the Local Elections in 2024, the European Elections in 2024 will also be incredibly important. Over the coming […]