FOOD AND CLIMATE CHANGE – You should start to be concerned about your diet

Climate change is now a very popular topic, and when we talk about measures to prevent it we usually think about reducing plastics, switching to green energies and electric transport, and maybe planting more trees. All really important solutions, but many of us forget that the food system is one of the major drivers of […]

Our Climate Change song is out!

Check out the Climate Change song created and performed by Transition Year students of Mohill Community college! This song was made during the GEAI Climate Action Days initiative.

Climate Action by Mohill Students

GEAI recently organised Climate Action days for Transition Year students of Mohill Community College. The goal of the three days was to raise awareness of climate change, and to encourage the class to plan and carry out innovative projects based on sustainability, e.g. energy, waste, food production, etc. This initiative was a great success. All […]

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Volunteers with their Halloween pumpkin

Irish Halloween for our EVS volunteers

  Halloween is an important part of the Irish culture as it is an original Irish festival, marking the time when the bright summer and autumn moves into the darkness of winter. We, the EVS volunteers, were delighted to enjoy Halloween this year!   Over the past few weeks, we saw the shops and houses […]

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 […]

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Solar Panel on Hall

GEAI and Ballinagleragh Community Hall get ‘greener’

As part of our commitment to a sustainable future GEAI has changed our electricity supplier to Templederry Renewable Energy Supply Ltd. T/A CRES (Community Renewable Energy Supply). This is the first ‘community’ owned and operated electricity supply company in Ireland that sources energy entirely from renewable sources/technologies. Part of GEAI’s work is to promote the […]

Climate Action Days 2.0 for Lough Allen College

After the success of our Climate Action Days initiative in Mohill Community College, GEAI organized several more sessions for Lough Allen College in Drumkeeran.  We are working with Transition Year students, learning more about climate change in a non-formal way. This activity is facilitated by our European Solidarity Corps volunteers. Having reviewed the results we […]

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