Free Event Promoting A Green And Low Carbon Tipperary

Tipperary based organisation Cultivate are the organsers of the national Convergence Sustainable Living Festival, which is currently being held across the country. It aims to bring people together to explore a a healthier, happier, and more sustainable approach to the development of our communities. Events are being held in Dublin, Carlow, Tipperary, Galway, Cork and […]

Rewilding: Exploring the opportunities for the Midlands at Cloughjordan event

Most of Ireland’s natural habitats — even our ‘wildest’ mountain ranges and boglands — are managed primarily for human use, either through grazing, turf-cutting, mowing or cutting. Recently there has been a lot of interest around the new idea of ‘rewilding’ our ecosystems. ‘Rewilding’ is a conservation philosophy that aims to end intensive human management of habitats and allow them to […]

Cloughjordan Hosts Food Fair and Ground Breaking Soil Conference

 . A large crowd are expected for ‘Feeding Ourselves’ – a national event in WeCreate, Cloughjordan Ecovillage on April 8-9th. “Feeding Ourselves” will showcase successful community-orientated approaches to food, soil and farm diversification. As well as a soil symposium, with experts from across the country, there will be an introduction to a fascinating new citizen science […]

Limerick community and environment groups invited to free Trip to Tipp

The internationally recognised green neighbourhood of Cloughjordan Ecovillage is the host location for a free educational field trip being facilitated by Limerick City & County Council.   Ireland’s leading ecological community project is home to 55 low-energy buildings, different examples of rainwater harvesting and sustainable drainage systems, a biodiversity trail, sustainable transport solutions, and research […]

Limerick community and environment groups invited to free Trip to Tipp

The internationally recognised green neighbourhood of Cloughjordan Ecovillage is the host location for a free educational field trip being facilitated by Limerick City & County Council.   Ireland’s leading ecological community project is home to 55 low-energy buildings, different examples of rainwater harvesting and sustainable drainage systems, a biodiversity trail, sustainable transport solutions, and research […]

Cloughjordan Ecovillage Hosting Two Ecolearn Events in October

Community Living Cloughjordan Ecolearn hosts ‘Community Living’, on Saturday 3rd October, 11am-5pm in Cloughjordan Ecovillage Resilience Centre. We offer a day of learning on the theme of community, not just as a place to live, but also as a source of our well being, an enabler of resilience in the face of climate change and […]

Explore the Possibilities: Buying, Building & Living in Cloughjordan Ecovillage

Cloughjordan EcoLearn presents Explore the Possibilities: Buying, Building & Living in Cloughjordan Ecovillage on Bank Holiday Saturday 30th May from 11am to 5pm with a repeat event scheduled for Saturday 24th October.   This day long event will be of interest to people who are actively looking to ‘rightsize’ their lives to a more sustainable […]

Tipperary’s Communities Have Their Say on Ireland’s Energy Future

A large number of representatives from community groups across Tipperary came together recently to prepare a joint submission on the Green Paper on Ireland’s energy policy. The event was organised by Tipperary Energy Agency at the LIT’s campus in Thurles.   The groups contributing to the joint submission on the Energy Green Paper include Templederry […]

Rainwater Harvesting: Is it Worth it? Cloughjordan Ecovillage host EcoLearn day

Rainwater Harvesting: Is it Worth it? Sharing Our Experiences of Rainwater Harvesting in Cloughjordan Ecovillage   Water is a hot topic in Ireland in 2014 and one that we are going to hear more about in the future. With water metering on the way, many Irish householders are looking for more information about how to […]

Cloughjordan EcoLearn Experience Day: Introduction To Cob

Spend a day immersed in a hands-on introduction to the beauty of cob building in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Ireland’s leading eco-neighbourhood. We will look at materials – earth straw and water – where to get them and how to mix them into cob. Learn how to sculpt walls and decorative features. Visit cob buildings that are […]

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