Category: Community Gardens In Focus

Sean Dún Community Garden

In Focus: Sean Dún Community Garden, Dungarvan, Co Waterford

A Fruitful Year at Sean Dún Community Garden The Sean Dún Community Garden was set up in May 2016 beside the Sean Dún housing estate by the River Colligan in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. The Community Garden, to date, consists of 25 allotments, with plans for further future development of the site to include a five-aside […]

Hardwicke Community Garden Dublin

In Focus: Hardwicke Street Garden Club, Dublin

Hardwicke Street Garden Club Continuing with our In Focus highlights of community gardens in Ireland and Northern Ireland, this month we’re please to introduce the Hardwicke Street Garden Club in Dublin 1. Jason Sheridon, the author of the following article, is a a social care worker involved in the Hardwicke project who has a particular interest […]

Focus on Gleann na Bearu Community Garden

Focus on Gleann na Bearu Community Garden, Co Carlow

Gleann na Bearu Community Garden is young in community gardening terms having only been around since the spring of 2015. We’ve achieved a lot already. The small garden is located within the enclosed walls of a community centre in the heart of a Bagenalstown housing estate. The community garden attracts around a dozen people with […]

Spring is in the air at OURganic Gardens

In Focus: OURganic Gardens, Donegal

Spring is in the air at OURganic Gardens! The following article is from Joanne Butler of OURganic gardens. Joanne is a horticultural tutor who is working with seven community gardens in Donegal (yes 7!). Joanne is self-employed and works mostly through community groups and other organisations funded by the Education Training Board. OURganic Gardens was created as a central […]

In Focus: Moy Hill Community Garden, County Clare

In Focus: Moy Hill Community Garden, County Clare

When you plant a tiny seed and cover it with earth, you never know just how big it will grow. The same thing happened to The Moy Hill Community Garden. A couple of years ago, a kind man generously gave us a small patch of land just outside of Lahinch in County Clare. It was […]