CG Ireland Submission to The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands.

Proposal to Allocate Funds in 2021 Budget On Wednesday, 12th May, Donal McCormack and Maeve Foreman made a submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands. Many challenges affect Community Gardens today, like temporary licenses/agreements with the land providers (i.e. local authorities, private landowners) and lack of […]

Community Gardens Ireland AGM & Spring Gathering

To book a place to obtain a link to this free Zoom event, please see our Eventbrite page here. About this Event Agenda of AGM & Gathering will include: Opening Address by Malcolm Noonan, T.D. Green Party Feedback on recent survey of member gardens Annual report of Community Gardens Ireland A chance to hear from […]

Autumn Gathering in Donegal: Community Collaboration and Connection

The 2019 Annual Gathering will be in Donegal where we’re talking all things Collaboration & Connection

The Importance of School Gardens as a Community

The Importance of a School Garden as a Community

“Nature inspires creativity in a child by demanding visualisation and the full use of senses…In nature a child finds freedom, fantasy and privacy…” Richard Luv, ‘Last Child in the Woods’ My first memory of gardening as a child was accompanying my grandfather to his allotment in the North of England every weekend. I loved helping […]

Autumn Gathering in East Clare: Adapting our Soil Practices for Climate Change

COMMUNITY GARDENS IRELAND GATHERING IN EAST CLARE – 13/14 OCTOBER 2018 Wow, where did the year go? It’s been a super summer with so much growing going on – although the lack of rain was, and still is in places, very wearing at times. We are now beginning to move into autumn where we will […]