Commemorating 1916 and celebrating the natural environment
admin July 9, 2015

At present Local Authorities around the country are putting plans in place to commemorate the 1916 Rising. In many areas they are consulting with the local community on how they would like to celebrate the occasion. The IEN are encouraging local environmental groups to try and incorporate a celebration of… Read More

'Climate Ops' Documentary - A chance to be part of the Paris 2015 Climate Change Conference
admin June 8, 2015

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) will be taking place in December this year in Paris. Ahead of this, French-German TV channel ARTE will be producing a 52-minute documentary to be broadcast during the Paris Conference. This documentary is intended to raise awareness of the impacts of cl… Read More

Resilience, Livelihoods and Local Enterprise Through Community Ownership and Co-operatives
aisling May 19, 2015

FRIDAY 5TH JUNE 2015 This timely event will bring international experts, national thinkers and local entrepreneurs together to inspire and support a co-operative approach to nurturing resilience, livelihoods and new enterprises through community ownership. Tipperary has a rich tradition of cooperative e… Read More

Let's Talk Science Festival - Ballymun
aisling May 19, 2015

Let's Talk Science is Ballymun’s first ever science festival. The festival is organised and delivered by the Rediscovery Centre and Global Action Plan with support from Science Foundation Ireland and in association with Dublin City Council. The aim of Let's Talk Science is to celebrate and promote the cont… Read More

IEN Core Grant Pays Off for Good Energies Alliance Ireland
marycaffrey March 26, 2015

Last year’s IEN core grant for Good Energies Alliance Ireland made a huge difference in Ballinaglera, County Leitrim, because both the organization and the community benefited. GEAI was able to rent an office in the Community Hall and contribute towards overheads. This provided the basic infrastructure… Read More

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