Category: News

Proposed Planning & Development Bill 2023

Help Needed for Proposed Planning & Development Bill 2023 Earlier this week we became aware of changes proposed in the proposed Planning & Development Bill. The Bill, as it currently stands, would do the following:  If passed under the current wording, the Bill will mean that all current 2500 allotments and community gardens provided by […]

Grow Your Own Food Not Emissions

At an all-island meeting of community growers in Carlow on Saturday 5th November 2022, attendees heard of the role growing your own food performs to help residents adapt to climate change and reduce biodiversity loss. All-Island Community Gardening Gathering The event, organised by Community Gardens Ireland and Social Farms & Gardens Northern Ireland, took place in […]

Community Gardens Ireland – Let’s Get Growing!

There is no country-wide policy in place to increase the number of allotments & community gardens. Here’s our submission for support.

Community Gardens Ireland Against Climate Change

GROWers from Community Gardens Ireland Against Climate Change

If you are a farmer, an urban gardener, if you volunteer in a community garden or own a small allotment, if you are concerned about soil, if you are interested in technological and social innovation then let us introduce you to the GROW Observatory.   The GROW Observatory is a European-wide project engaging thousands of […]

Citizen Science: GROW Observatory Free Online Course

Be Part of GROW Observatory and Make a Difference

When we first heard about the GROW Observatory citizen science project we immediately pledged to help find growers in Ireland who would like to learn more about making their growing spaces even better. We are therefore excited to let you know about a FREE online course that begins on Monday, 19th February 2018 that will help […]