Entries by Maggie McEntee

Feeding Ourselves: Rural Revitalisation through a Cooperative Approach to Farming and Food – 26th & 27th May 2018

Join us for the Feeding Ourselves gathering!  See Full Schedule This is the annual coming together of small farmers, community food advocates and anyone with an interest in good food, good farming and rural revitalisation. This year’s focus is on community supported agriculture, cooperation, regenerative agriculture, citizen science, better agri-food policies and other people and planet […]

Restoring Biological Diversity, Strengthening our Resilience – Sunday 27th May 2018

A talk and conversation with Pádraic Fogarty, author of ‘Whittled Away’, on the Cloughjordan Community Amphitheatre. 15.00: Tour of Ecovillage leaving from Sheelagh na Gig bookshop on Main Street 16.00: Talk in the Cloughjordan Community Amphitheatre A tour of the ecovillage followed by a talk in the new Cloughjordan Community Amphitheatre with Pádraic Fogarty, author […]

ECOlearn – An Ecovillage Experience – Saturday 2nd June 2018, Wecreate, Cloughjordan Ecovillage

The Ecovillage is located in the heart of Cloughjordan, a small rural town in Co. Tipperary. It is a vibrant, sustainable neighbourhood currently home to 100 adults and 35 children living in 55 low-energy homes with a renewable energy heating system, edible landscapes, community gardens, and allotments. Among the ecosystem of organisations based in Cloughjordan […]

Housing Ourselves: A cooperative approach to regenerating, redesigning and reimagining housing – Saturday 9th June 2018, WeCreate, Cloughjordan Ecovillage

Exploring new models of housing, smaller homes and more liveable neighbourhoods for healthier and more sustainable local communities. In an era of housing crises, ecological deterioration and social fragmentation, the need for more sociable, affordable and sustainable housing is vital. Co-housing has become mainstream in many European countries but is relatively new to Ireland. Groups […]

PAST EVENT: SpeakEatsy: A Convivial Evening – Sat 7th April 2018

Complementary beer from the award winning White Gypsy Brewery. A delicious shared Community Farm meal by Night Orchard Spoken word poetry from Mel White and Dave Rock Live music from Nicantsaoi(aka Maggie McEntee) and Roj Light Conversation with US community activist Brittney Johnson Pressure Drop DJs to finish Saturday 7th April | 19.00 till late […]

Dark Skies Event in the Ecovillage

On Saturday 4th November 2017 a FULL MOON story telling event was held by the ‘Dark Sky Group’ in the new Skybowl Garden in the Ecovillage. We would like to thank the performers on the night: Bee Leitner, Mel White, Andrew Lummis and Nigel Quinlan who ended the story telling with a rollicking tale. Many thanks to John […]

The Soil Salon Convergence Event @ WeCreate Cloughjordan Ecovillage, 30 September 2017

Features citizen soil scientist, David Beacher and the Cloughjordan community farm’s own Kevin Dudley. This afternoon event is aimed at food growers, farmers and other people interested in soil and agroecology. It will introduce the GROW Observatory is an EU-wide project supporting the emergence of a citizens’ movement to share knowledge and help monitor our […]