Archive: October 2016

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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International Communities – Internship

Triet and Lan Anh arrived from Vietnam at the beginning of the summer spent their time working in the community with some of our team. They are producing a documentary on their visit and were really interested in learning how to get communities working together, and finding the community spirit!   Community spirit means pride in a community. There […]

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Harvest

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

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Biodiversity Summer Camps

Biodiversity Summer Camps kicked off this July with glorious garden tours filled with tree identifying, myth telling, polytunnel exploring and learning about how we influence biodiversity in our surrounding environments both positively and negatively. “Smelly Cocktails” soon followed where the kids got to taste the tangy, homegrown herbs and “pick ‘n’ mix” their own concoctions before finishing with some […]

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Science Festival, Dublin – 21st – 24th May

“Lets Talk Science” is a new festival for the Ballymun community delivered by Global Action Plan Ireland and the Rediscovery Centre with support from Science Foundation Ireland and Dublin City Council. The aim of this Science Festival is to celebrate and promote the contributions that science makes to society – past, present and future and […]

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