Tag: Community Gardens Ireland

Community Gardens Ireland’s submission on the Planning & Development Bill

Help us improve the law on community growing in Ireland In February 2023, Community Gardens Ireland became aware of upcoming changes in the draft Planning and Development Bill. The draft proposed to do the following: We immediately got in contact with all members of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government & Heritage. We also […]

Global Green at Electric Picnic – A Newbie’s Perspective

Electric Picnic – Early Years I have fond (and seemingly now increasingly distant!) memories of Electric Picnic Music and Arts Festival – having attended the first four iterations of this mammoth event – well, mammoth by Irish standards, anyway! Those days were wild and hedonistic; a blur of amazing performances, making instant friendships with random […]

Community Garden Ireland Coordinators meet the President of Ireland

Press Release – CGN Announces Name Change

The Community Garden Network becomes Community Gardens Ireland Dee Sewell, Chairperson of the Community Garden Network announced at a recent garden party in the Arus na Uachtaráinna that was held to acknowledge individuals and organisations working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, that the organisation would officially be undergoing a name change to Community Gardens […]