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Sustainability initiatives[edit]


Cloughjordan Ecovillage

Local sustainability initiatives[edit]

Please see our local or city pages via the Ireland category, where of course you can share any more information you may have about local sustainability initiatives.

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Biodiversity[edit] Biodiversity Watch - Green Sod Ireland - Ulster Wildlife Trust

Climate action[edit]

See List of climate assemblies, Ireland

Community involvement[edit]

People’s Energy Charter

Cycling activism[edit]

Ethical consumerism[edit]

Wikipedia: Fairtrade settlements in Ireland

Food activism[edit]

Origin Green, Bord Bia (The Irish Food Board) initiative to drive sustainable food production in Ireland.

Community Garden Network - FoodCloud - Greenside Up] - Irish Farmers Markets - The Organic Centre - Wikipedia:GIY Ireland: registered charity based in Ireland that aims to give its members the skills and confidence needed to grow vegetables and fruit successfully. - Social Hops - Community Hop Project

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

Recycle IT, the only Community Electronic Recycling Social Enterprise in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow - Repair Cafe Ireland



Ireland (whole country) is part of the sharing cities network

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

GLUAS Light rail for Galway

Towards sustainable economies[edit]

Basic Income Ireland - Feasta, foundation for the economics of sustainability

Trees, woodland and forest[edit]

Urban sustainability[edit]

Community Technical Aid, W

News and comment[edit]


Dec 2 New scheme to help community groups generate electricity [1]

Nov 16 Climate change: Irish Youth Assembly demands action BBC News

Government still not tackling climate change? So sue them, Jan 12 [2]


Bill proposing ban to fossil fuel exploration clears first hurdle in Dáil, Feb 7 [3]


Campaigners want greenway beside "Velorail" project in Co Mayo, Apr 9 [4]

Over 2,000 back petition for Galway Greenway, Mar 15 [5]

Irish Parliament supports historic fossil fuel divestment bill, Jan 26 [6]


Do you think a basic income for all should replace social welfare? Nov 22 [7]

Opening of new Greenway marked by day of celebration in Dromahair, Nov 6 [8]

Ireland votes to ban fracking, Oct 27 [9]

Galway City bike scheme to expand further, Oct 5 [10]

Galway is 2017 European Green Leaf! Jun 22 [11]

Transition Galway's '2030 Vision' report: "there's no limit to what we could do", Mar 24 [12]

A snapshot of Transition in ... Ireland, Mar 14 [13]

Issues concerning sustainable communities in Ireland, Feb 29 [14]

An Taisce calls for Department of Climate Action, January 22 [15]


Launch of 'A Vision for Galway 2030', November 19 [16]

FreeTrade Ireland finds new homes for 100,000 items, August 5 [17]

Ireland's first 'wilderness area' to be launched in Ballycroy, July 31 [18]

New climate council to oversee Ireland’s transition to low carbon society, June 10 [19]


Galway bikes go live, November 24 [20]


Abandoned railways to be reopened for walking and cycling, August 8 [21]


Irish waste strategy to reject incineration, [22] June 5



Oct 20 - 28 Galway Sustainable Living Festival


November 28 - Launch of 'A Vision for Galway 2030' Transition Galway


Citizens data initiative[edit]

Fingal Open Data


Sustainable Community Highlights, Feb 29, 2016


Local communities in Ireland[edit]

See also[edit]

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Ireland




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