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The Yoga of Sustainable Energy

YogaHub hosted a charity yoga event in The CHQ Building on Saturday 7th Janurary from 10am-1pm Lead by Michael Ryan, this 90 minute Bowspring Yoga practice focused on the Art of Sustainable Energy. Followed by a discussion with the GAP team on ways to reduce your Carbon Footprint at home. All proceeds went to Global Action Plan CLG.     […]

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Global School of the Week!

We have some exciting news! One of our fantastic Water Explorer schools has been chosen as Global School of the Week! The Donahies Community School started their watery journey mid-October and since then they have completed 4 challenges. Starting with their creative “Food Files” display, as part of the Fair Trading challenge, they completed the […]

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WINTER GARDENING TIPS

Sharon our horticulturist and community garden leader has some great tips to nourish and protect your garden and crops this winter.                   WINTER VEGETABLES TO PLANT It’s almost…but not quite too late to plant some winter vegetables. Garlic, onions and broad beans are Sharon’s recommendations! When planting garlic […]

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Winter Wreath Workshop

MATERIALS: Sharon brought a decadent selection of materials for today’s workshop – from dried fruits and spices, to foliage and berries from the VM Community Garden.         WORK IN PROGRESS:     FRESH WINTER WREATHS:

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Let’s Talk Science – Science Week 2016

    The Lets Talk Science Festival was an incredible end to Science Week 2016! Now that all of the test-tubes, microscopes and dry ice have been carefully stored away, what did we learn this ScienceWeek? DRY ICE: Frozen CO2 is one of the few substances that skips the liquid state and transforms from a […]

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Water Explorers Transforming Our World

With over 2,000 teams and 50,000 Explorers in 11 different countries our Explorers have made a huge splash this year! Together they’ve managed to share the Water Explorer message with 400,000 people, and have saved an astonishing 1.7 million m3 of water – that’s enough to fill almost 600 Olympic-sized swimming pools. It’s wonderful to see […]

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Maths Week

  2016 has seen the 10th annual Maths Week, an all island celebration of Mathematics from October 15th to 23rd.   TAKING MATHS OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM These DPSM workshops took maths out of the classroom and into an applied setting OUTDOORS where group work and problem solving were required.     PRIMARY MATHS SKILLS Tasks within our community garden challenged practical maths skills in estimation, angles, […]

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Winner: Sustainability Initiative

After winning the regional heat, GAP recently won the Best Sustainability Initiative at the Dublin City Neighbourhoods Awards. Sharon and Aoife were there to accept the award, and the team are delighted!       Dublin City Neighbourhoods: The Dublin City Neighbourhoods Competition is an annual competition for communities, schools and businesses organised by Dublin […]

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