Entries by Sandy Anthony

Food

Street Feast Sunday 12th June Market Square, Cloughjordan Ecovillage, 1.30pm onwards Come and join the community of Cloughjordan for a pop-up bring & share community meal! Or “Street Feast”! Open to absolutely everyone, no limit on numbers – the more people, the more food. the more food there is, the more people we need there […]

Permaculture

Applied Permaculture Course Held over two weekends: Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th May Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June Cultivate Course in WeCreate Workspace This advanced course is for those that have previously taken a PDC or FETAC introduction course and is an excellent bridge for those seeking to complete a Diploma in Permaculture. For […]

Creative Arts

Voices Rising: An incendiary evening of stories, songs, poems and conversation. Saturday 28th May at 8pm This is a Cloughjordan Arts event in Birr Theatre & Arts Centre. €10/15 Notorious troubadour Fergus Costello, champion spoken-word poet Cormac Lally (Scene of the Rhyme), and activist-rapper Temper-Mental MissElayneous (Connected, RTE 2) share the stage in a show […]

Biodiversity

Biodiversity and Livelihoods in Cloughjordan Ecovillage Sunday 22nd May 12.30pm – 2.30pm, Cloughjordan Ecovillage Starting from WeCreate Workspace, Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Cloughjordan, County Tipperary RTE’s “EcoEye” presenter Anja Murray will give a presentation and lead a tour of the biodiversity elements of Cloughjordan Ecovillage. The focus of this session will be Biodiversity and Livelihoods, the theme […]

Bees

Bees and Honey Saturday 21st May Cloughjordan Community Apiary Learn about bees and honey production at our community apiary; an initiative to build capacity and demonstrates best practice in beekeeping in Cloughjordan. To book your place please call Tara 087 743 4117 or Veronica 086 085 1576

Creative Arts

Rise Up: The power of the arts to inspire change Wednesday 18th May Cloughjordan Arts in association with Cultivate 10am – 5pm WeCreate Workspace A one day symposium on the role of the artist in times of transition. The focus will be on 1916 and the power of the arts and creativity today to change […]

Bread-making

Serious Sourdough Saturday 14th May 10am – 6pm Riot Rye Bakehouse & Bread school €120 incl. lunch This course builds on our Sourdough Course. It will expand on those techniques already learned and introduce you to a new range of possibilities for working with natural fermentation. It is suitable for home and professional bakers alike […]

Housing

Housing Ourselves Co-operatively 11 May 2016 Cloughjordan CoHousing in association with Cultivate 10am – 5pm – WeCreate Workspace New models of housing will be  needed in order to ensure homes for people on  lower incomes and to contribute to mitigating the effects of climate change. Following on from last year’s ‘Housing Ourselves Co-operatively’ held in […]

Permaculture

Permaculture Design Course FETAC (QQI) L5 Held over three weekends in Spring 2016: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th April Saturday 7th  & Sunday 8th May Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May Cultivate Course at WeCreate Workspace €350: booking deposit €75. This QQI L5 registered Permaculture Design Course provides participants with a balanced combination of theory and outdoor […]

Music

Harmony Singing Workshop with Susie Ro Prater Monday 2nd May 11am to 5pm, Cloughjordan Methodist Hall €45 waged/€35 unwaged, student, retired (cost includes a light lunch) Booking deposit required – Email Jenny Fahy to book info@jennyfahy.com or phone 086 3123429 http://www.jennyfahy.com/5rhythms/harmony-singing/

Music

‘Sharing the Music’ Training with Susie Ro Prater Friday 29th April to Sunday 1st May Django’s Hostel & WeCreate Workspace Price: €280 A weekend residential training for aspiring Harmony Singing facilitators and choir leaders. limited to 20 participants – FULLY BOOKED! http://www.jennyfahy.com/5rhythms/harmony-singing/

Tour

Revolutionary Vision 1916 and 2016: Thomas MacDonagh’s Legacy Fís Réabhlóide 1916 agus 2016: Oidhreacht Thomás MhicDhonnacha Sunday 1st May 15.30  Bilingual Tour of the Ecovillage leaving from Sheelagh na Gig on Cloughjordan Main Street 16.30  Presentation in the Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre The weekend is  a celebration of the heritage and culture of Cloughjordan and […]

Film

An Enquiry into A New Story for Humanity Saturday 30th April Cloughjordan Ecovillage – 19.00-22.00 – Venue TBA This feature length film offers a gateway into the evolutionary consciousness that will propel us as a species to recognise and embody our interdependence in harmony with the planet and in partnership with all life. Featuring Satish […]

Visit

Learning Journey To Cloughjordan Ecovillage for Community Groups Based in County Tipperary Thursday 28th April Cultivate in association with Tipperary County Council A unique experience for PPN members, who will visit Cloughjordan Ecovillage to see the many environmental features, and explore how we improve participation in the development of sustainable communities and the local economy. To book […]

Visit

Learning Journey To Cloughjordan Ecovillage For Community Groups Based in County Limerick Wednesday  27th April Cultivate in association with Limerick County Council This unique experience for PPN members will visit Cloughjordan Ecovillage to see the many environmental features, and to explore how we improve participation in the development of sustainable communities and the local economy. […]

Visit

Learning Journey To Cloughjordan Ecovillage For Community Groups Based in Clare Tuesday 26th April Cultivate in association with Clare County Council This unique experience for PPN members will visit Cloughjordan Ecovillage to see the many environmental features, and to explore how we improve participation in the development of sustainable communities and the local economy. To book […]

Meeting

Farm Members Meeting followed by Food Sovereignty Lunch Sunday 24th April Midday at Django’s Hostel in the Ecovillage

Food

Food Sovereignty Proclamation Meal (#FoodSov) Sunday 24th April Time and venue TBC Meet, eat and tweet: “a fair, eco friendly, local meal” hosted as part of the #FoodSov social media movement in support of The Irish Food Sovereignty Proclamation; how we value our local food, our agriculture systems and our communities and how we want […]

Bread-making

Sourdough Course Saturday 23rd April 11am – 5.45pm Riot Rye Bakehouse & Bread school €95 incl. lunch You will gain an understanding of how to blend flours and flavours and refresh your sourdough starters. Using temperature and various fermentation techniques, you will learn how to work with the subtle and complex textures, flavours and forms […]

Workshop

Measuring our Ecological Footprint: Planning to reduce our impact Thursday 21st April 7.30 WeCreate Workspace Donation This session will discuss ways we can together reduce our EF, drawing on the lessons of the previous session. Vincent will offer some ideas as to what we could do. The objective is to elaborate a plan to reduce […]

Mindfulness

Unconsciously Awake An 8 week course in Lucid Dreaming and Mindful Sleeping Beginning Thursday 21st April Donation-based, 11am – 12.15pm, Thursdays, Venue TBC An introductory course to explore lucid dreaming and bring curiosity & awareness to the subtleties of sleep. (A lucid dream is a dream in which you realise you’re dreaming while actually sound […]

A Year in Pictures

As the year draws to an end, we’re reflecting on all our activities and the visitors we’ve welcomed to the Ecovillage during 2015. Here are some of the highlights. Ecovillage -A Year In Pictures 2015 Wishing all our friends a very happy Christmas and New Year.