National Dialogue on Climate Action – It’s Community Engagement time!

The first of a series of Regional Gatherings under the National Dialogue on Climate Action took place in Athlone, at the Radisson Blu Hotel, on Saturday June 23rd. What a fantastic day! The National Dialogue on Climate Action is a Government led initiative through the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, along with the […]

Report of our Powerful Communities Conference

A vision for the North West Region: “A region where, using renewable energy sources, every community can be self-sufficient, generating more power than they use, benefiting their communities and lowering Ireland’s carbon emissions.”   This was the ambitious future envisioned for NorthWest Ireland at the successful Powerful Communities conference on Friday 15th June 2018. Well-attended, […]

Powerful Communities Conference

  This year, GEAI is going to launch the POWERFUL COMMUNITIES project at a conference being held on 15th June in I.T. Sligo from 10am to 3.30pm. This conference will bring together people and organisations working on the ground in communities throughout Ireland to promote community energy projects. The focus will be on the move away […]

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A two-day trip to the Wild Atlantic Coast

EVS is a fantastic opportunity to travel. As new volunteers we cannot wait to leave and visit Ireland. This is a country that offers a heterogeneous variety of fantastic places to discover. So we dedicate a weekend to the Wild Atlantic Coast in order to reach some of the highest areas of Ireland. For the […]

GEAI field trip to Belmullet, Co. Mayo

What an interesting day we had in Belmullet!  Recently, some of us had a really interesting guided tour on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities organised by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) in partnership with IT Sligo and the Western Development Commission.     The purpose of the tour was to […]

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Pre-Departure Training for EVS in Greece

Good Energies Alliance Ireland is accredited as a sending organisation for young people in County Leitrim who would like to live an international experience through the European Voluntary Service (EVS) programme. This summer, for the first time, four young Irish participants will enjoy Greece for one month! They will work with a Greek organisation on […]

A New Climate for Education – an important Seminar

Last Friday, at the Teacher’s Club in Dublin, a seminar “A New Climate for Education“ was held, to discuss how Climate Change and sustainability are incorporated into schools curricula. This was organised by Green Foundation Ireland, Cultivate, GEAI and ECO – UNESCO. Aedín McLoughlin, Director of Good Energies Alliance Ireland and the GEAI EVS volunteers […]

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