Getting soaked by Glencar waterfall!

EVS volunteers in the Glencar waterfalls Glencar waterfall is situated near Glencar Lake, west of Manorhamilton.  Its beauty served as an inspiration to the William Butler Yeats and features in his poem ‘The Stolen Child’. After a long seminar session in Grange, on the return journey to Drumshanbo, the EVS volunteers took the time to […]

A day on Cuilcagh mountain

                                           Cuilcagh Mountain Boardwalk and Lough Atona. Cuilcagh mountain is a mountain on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. One Sunday morning I and the other EVS volunteers decided to go […]

EVS Volunteers at the International Climate Change and Health Conference

On Friday 22th September our EVS Volunteers attended the international conference on “Climate Change and Health: the Challenges and Opportunities” which took place at the National University of Ireland in Galway. During the morning various speakers presented different aspects of the interconnectivity between direct and indirect impacts of a changing climate and the human population […]

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EVS Volunteers at the Green Door Festival 2017

Last weekend some of us EVS Volunteers participated at the Green Door Festival 2017, choosing some of the several activities proposed by the organisers. On the 30th September we attended an enlightening crash course in Eco-Building Design conducted by Peter Cowman, Director of the Living Architecture Centre, held in Leitrim Village. The workshop was centred […]

Climate Change – People Change? GEAI’s Youth Climate Action Week

From the 24th to 30th of July, Irish, Italian and Croatian young people between 18 and 24 years old travelled to Solta, a Croatian island near Split. For a week, they looked at their potential for leadership, focussing mainly on Climate Change and how young people can be inspired to take action.  They were 24 […]

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SMART ENERGY ACTION LOCALLY!

  Energy surveys have been carried out in Carrick-on-Shannon, Drumshanbo, Ballinamore and Carrigallen (Leitrim); in Grange (Sligo) and Ballyshannon (Donegal) this summer, as part of the NECS project organised by Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI) and I.T. Sligo.  Six Smart Energy Action events are now organised for the target towns and all are welcome. The […]

How history was made in front of our eyes as we went to the Dail to witness the vote to ban fracking

After six years of campaigning against fracking in Ireland, GEAI members finally saw the impact of their action and of the commitment of the many people who joined the fight. On Wednesday the 31th of June, between 10am and 12am, TDs gathered in the Dail to unanimously agree on banning Fracking from Ireland. And GEAI […]

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