Entries by Village-Admin

The Art of Facilitation, Tues 27th February 2018, 10am – 5pm @ WeCreate, Cloughjordan Ecovillage

This training is for people working with established or emerging community groups, organisations and co-operative initiatives and for anyone interested in convening better meetings, working with groups, hosting events and designing and delivering courses in a more participative way. Adult and community educators, trainers, hosts and facilitators who want to develop their skills and ways […]

SpeakEATsy @ Cloughjordan Ecovillage, 23 September 2017

A convivial evening meal with spoken word, music and compelling conversations, this happening is far more than the sum of its parts: it’s a confluence of influences and inspirations delivering a full sensory and intellectual workout! A deep discussion will be held with Easkey Britton, a big-wave surfer who is using her passion for the […]

Féile na nÚll Apple Festival, Sustainable Community Fair @ Cloughjordan Ecovillage, 23 September 2017

From 11am there will be a Little Food Fair with stalls from Night Orchard, Wildfire Pizza, Back Lane BBQ, Lime Tree, Walnut Books and Harmony Gardens.  Throughout the day there is apple pressing – bring your own apples! There will be a apple bake contest and activities for all the family. Some of the highlights are a workshop on our relationship to money […]

NATURE & COMMUNITY | REWILDING, 21 May 2017

A talk with ecologist and RTE’s “EcoEye” presenter Anja Murray will be held in the stunning location of the new outdoor Community Amphitheatre in Cloughjordan ecovillage. This will be followed by a guided tour of the biodiversity and tourism elements of the project. Participants should be prepared for an outdoor event, waterproofs and sturdy shoes […]

Earth Hour

Saturday 25th March, 8:30pm Django’s EcoHostel Coordinated by WWF, the event is held worldwide annually to encourage individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol for their commitment to tackling climate change. At Cloughjordan Ecovillage we will be observing Earth Hour at Django’s. In the candlelight […]

EcoLearn: An EcoVillage Experience

Saturday 1st April, 11am – 5pm WeCreate Centre. A taste of life in our community for those interested in building, living, and working in sustainable communities. This ECOLearn Experience Event Includes: An overview of the history and vision of the Ecovillage A guided tour highlighting the project’s community features A visit inside high performance homes […]

Feeding Ourselves: Soil, Community Farming, Regeneration & Diversification

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April WeCreate Centre Celebrate the soil beneath our feet, the food it provides for our communities, and the agroecological farmers and growers who work the land. Featuring a soil symposium – including an introduction to a fascinating new citizen science project called GROW Observatory – with dedicated sessions on community […]

The Little Food Fair

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April WeCreate Centre An outdoor food market at the WeCreate Centre in the Ecovillage with produce and information from local producers: Wildfire Pizza, The Night Orchard, Riot Rye, Cloughjordan Community farm, Middle Country Cafe Co-op, Crawford’s Farm, and Harmony Gardens (NextGen Cloughjordan).  This is part of the Feeding Ourselves conference but […]

SpeakEATsy

Saturday 8th April 7:30pm till late. WeCreate Centre A convivial evening of food, art, music, poetry and dancing. Experience a tasty and thoughtful meander into a world where music and poetry, farming and food, arts and nourishment weave together seamlessly. This unique event includes a meal, music, spoken word and a public conversation in a convivial […]

Creative Rebellion: Artistic Consciousness at the time of MacDonagh

Sunday 30th April 3pm. Heritage Centre. Explore the power of the arts and creativity to challenge injustice and transform society. Introduced by Peadar Kirby, this presentation by Dr. Caoilfhionn Ní Bheacháin and Dr. Angus Mitchell from the University of Limerick will reflect on the role of the artist and on the importance of culture in […]

Biodiversity Weeks Events

Sunday 21st May In the middle of May as part of the national Biodiversity Week there will be a programme of events in Cloughjordan. On Sunday 21st there will be a tour of the biodiversity aspects of Cloughjordan Ecovillage and a presentation on Rewilding, the mass restoration of ecosystems and an opportunity to reverse the […]

Art of Facilitation: Effective Tools for Cultivating Collaboration and Engagement in Groups, Communities, and Co-operative Initiatives.

Tuesday 23rd May 10am – 5pm. WeCreate Workspace Develop your competencies in facilitating groups and using new tools to host transformational conversations in your community or organisation. This full-day course will provide participants with processes to better host meetings, enable dialogue, facilitate participative events, and cultivate flourishing communities. This event will examine the changing role […]

A Day of Peace: A World Beyond War (TBC)

Saturday 8th July WeCreate Centre If we abolish war, humanity can not only survive and better address the climate crisis and other dangers, but will be able to create a better life for everyone. The reallocation of resources away from war promises a world whose advantages are beyond easy imagination. Some $2 trillion a year, […]

Permaculture Design Certificate Course

Friday 11th – Sunday 20th August Organised by Cultivate, hosted in association with Cloughjordan Community Farm and the Ecovillage Education Group at the WeCreate Centre. This 10-day Permaculture Design Certificate Course is accredited by the Permaculture Association. Each year we invite special guest tutors to share their expertise, and 2017 sees the return of Albert […]

Global Green at the Electric Picnic

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th September Stradbally Hall, Co. Laois, Ireland. This pop-up ecovillage is a diverse community of cultural creatives, activists, artists, musicians, foodies, hackers, social entrepreneurs and slam poets, brought together by Cultivate, supported by an alliance of learning providers from Cloughjordan Ecovillage and across Ireland. This dynamic and green edge of the […]

Sustainable Earth Fair

Saturday 23rd September As part of a new European Day of Sustainable Communities and the national Convergence festival, this fair will highlight the sustainability features of this award winning ‘ecosystem of innovation’. It will feature talks, discussions, stalls, a farm and enterprise centre open day and tours of the project.

The New Cloughjordan Amphitheatre

The Cloughjordan Amphitheatre is a new multi-purpose performance space designed to stage a diverse range of cultural events from professional and community theatre and music to performance poetry, film screenings and educational workshops. The amphitheatre will be formally opened on June 21st by President Michael D Higgins.             The amphitheatre […]