Adoption of the fossil fuels Divestment Bill

PBP Bill calls for stop to oil and gas projects

  Tuesday 21 May 2019, People Before Profit party has proposed a bill to remove liquefied natural gas (LNG) and other fossil fuel projects from access to fast-track planning approval. “If we are serious about the climate emergency that was declared, it is simply unacceptable that fossil fuel companies seeking to profit from the destruction […]

Great news! Dáil declares climate emergency

An astonishing and positive step to fight climate change GEAI is delighted to share the news that on Thursday, May 9th 2019, the Dáil voted to declare climate and biodiversity emergency. With almost unanimous cross-party agreement, they also agreed to “accept and endorse” the blueprint for action developed by the cross-party Committee on Climate Action.   “This […]

Mountallen Biodiversity Farm Tour

Good Energies Alliance Ireland is organising the Mountallen Farm Tour, as part of the Biodiversity Week 2019. Local Biodiversity Champion, Tommy Earley, will give a unique tour of his organic farm, which has many interesting habitats including raised bog, woodland, acidic grassland and rare flora and fauna; moths, butterflies and dragonflies to name a few. […]

Day by day with GEAI

A noisy St. Patrick’s Day!

We’ve been going to rehearsals with Samboeira, a samba band in Sligo, for a while now. It took us a few weeks to get ready for St. Patrick’s Day parade. It is very rewarding for beginners like us to be able to perform in a parade!  The parade we participated in was in Kiltimagh, county […]

Volunteers explore Glencar valley and waterfall

After the end of our very fun last session with students in the Organic Centre we decided to have a bit of adventure and went to Glencar waterfall. Although it’s still February, it felt like real spring! We definitely missed sunny days like this. The waterfall is just fabulous. There is something very special in […]

Local News

Sustainable Ireland National Conference

The Sustainable Ireland National Conference took place on the 11th April in Croke Park, Dublin. The conference was about the Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on scale food producers. After powerful speeches from four young people about sustainable food for our future, Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine took the floor […]

Boyle Energy Survey

Boyle Energy Survey planned for April

A major survey will be carried out in Boyle this week to see how residents use energy for heating, lighting, cooking and transport. This is being organised by Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI), who are working with IT Sligo and SEAI to see how support can be given to the town to become more sustainable, […]

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