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Harvest

    Virgin Mary Boys NS harvest at the VM community garden….      

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Sustainable Transport for European Mobility Week 2016

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT – POPPINTREE ORIENTEERING TRAIL GAP hosted an action packed orienteering event for European Mobility Week this week. Focusing on sustainable transport and cycling safety, kids young and old took to the orienteering-style transport trail in Poppintree Park – getting local people to use their park as a family! Promoting sustainable, safe transport was our objective and each […]

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Transition Year Ireland Expo

We recently exhibited at the Transition Year Ireland (TYI) Expo in Punchestown, Co. Kildare. TYI is an information-packed event for Transition Year Students, Teachers and Parents providing access to information needed for a stimulating and challenging Transition Year. It is always fantastic to see how student-led transition year can be, and the sheer number of students […]

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Sustainable Transport for European Mobility Week

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT – POPPINTREE ORIENTEERING TRAIL GAP are hosting an action packed orienteering event for European Mobility Week this year. Focusing on sustainable transport and cycling safety the orienteering-style transport trail is suitable for the whole family. Join the transport trail, free of charge. Everyone is encouraged to bring their wheels – skates, bikes scooters, etc. The event is free […]

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Water for Sustainable Growth – World Water Week 2016

In this World Water Week 28 August – 2 September, 2016 –  we are looking back to the accomplishments of 2 Irish schools who have supported improvements to a rainwater harvesting system in a South African School. Water for Sustainable Growth Our top 2 Water Explorer schools in Ireland donated €400 to Corrie Lynn Primary School in […]

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The Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Following on from the Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015), on 25 September 2015, the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Development Agenda titled Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.   What are the Sustainable Development Goals? Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an intergovernmental set […]

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2016 International Youth Day

  Friday 12th August is International Youth Day 2016. This year’s Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The theme of the 2016 International Youth Day is The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production. Young people can tell the world how they are shaping a more sustainable future […]

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