Focus on Muck and Magic Community Garden

In Focus: The Muck and Magic Community Garden

The Muck and Magic Community Garden, Ballymun, Dublin In the middle of October 2015, a bunch of community gardeners from around Ireland and Northern Ireland met up in Ballymun for a Community Garden Network meeting. The network meetings are full day events and are usually broken up into different sections. Ballymun was no exception. We […]

History of East Clare Co-operative & Community Garden

The History of East Clare Community Co-op & Garden

Food Traditions in Ireland Ireland has long been recognised for its culture, the beauty of its landscapes and seascapes, the buzz if its cities, and the warmth of its people. Now visitors are coming for its food too. As a healthy travel option, Ireland has a natural, honest approach to food that’s rooted in tradition […]

How to Make Money in Your Community with Every Can Counts

Every Can Counts!

How to Make Money for Your Community Garden At a recent Community Garden Network meeting in Ballymun we were introduced to Karen Mahon from the Every Can Counts Campaign who shared some compelling arguments why we should all be recycling our aluminium drink cans, and how doing so could earn money for our community gardens. As a […]

Community Gardens: Seed Saving & Networking in Dublin

Community Gardens: Seed Saving & Networking in Dublin

Our next Community Garden Networking Event and Workshop will be taking place in Ballymun, Dublin on Sunday, 18th October from 9.45 until 4.30 ish. What’s on? We have a great line up of people and topics, including a seed pollination, propagation and saving workshop, as well as discussions and chats about community gardening in general […]

Launch of the All Ireland Pollinator Plan

Launch of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan

The Community Gardens Ireland are pleased to be one of the 68 organisations involved in helping community gardeners become pollinator friendly as the new All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is launched by the Biodiversity Centre today. All-Ireland Pollinator Plan We’ve agreed to share a plan of action with community gardens that will help to tackle pollinator decline and […]