Sustainable Development Goals March

Celebrating the 17 Global SDGs

Tuesday, 25th September, GEAI’s team and volunteers went to Dublin to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The United Nations General Assembly set the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (or SDGs) in 2015. These 17 goals are a universal plan of action for the world to achieve by […]

Powerful Communities Conference – video summary

We are pleased to present a short video on the Powerful Communities conference, held at IT Sligo last June 15th. The video shows an overview of the speakers and their presentations, plus some scenes from the round tables. We still want to thank all the participants, both speakers and public. GEAI is going to organise […]

Microgeneration report

Microgeneration and overviews for communities

Our microgeneration report, researched by our EVS volunteer Francesca Franzetti, is now published! This report gives an overview of microgeneration for non-technical readers. It deals with all aspects of microgeneration from policies to support mechanisms; from community energy to grid connections. We hope that it will be useful for groups and communities interested in implementing […]

Day by day with GEAI

The Belarusians are coming!

Our Advanced Planned Visit started on Wednesday November 7th 2018, when Del picked us up from the airport. Two of us came on an APV: me, Sasha, a volunteer whose year-long EVS project was about to start, and Alisa, volunteer coordinator of Fialta, my sending organization. The first thing Alisa did was to get into […]

Cool Planet Experience

Sarah and Siri, GEAI volunteers, visited yesterday the Cool Planet Experience in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow! Together with our previous volunteer, Francesca, the Cool Planet Champion from Co. Leitrim, we wondered in this unique, interactive climate change experience. Our journey started with calculating our personal carbon footprint, which was much higher than expected! Then we continued […]

Local News

Reimagining our Rural Communities

Nino, our Italian EVS volunteer, took part in the “Reimagining our Rural Communities” event organized by Leitrim Development Company in Drumshanbo on September 26th. The meeting was attended by various associations and organizations representing the entire county of Leitrim. The aim was to stimulate debate and share ideas and opportunities for the future of the […]

EVS Volunteers with GEAI

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 […]

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