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Be inspired by local action! This collection of examples comes from people all over Ireland who are working to make a positive change in their local area.

27 05, 2020

Roscommon Transition Towns

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Roscommon Transition Towns vision is for a resilient local community that can sustain each other during challenges. We long for a healthy and regenerated ecosystem that can provide locally produced food and green energy without harming other species. We imagine a diverse society that is equitable across gender, age, class and race. We believe the warmth of human connection and friendships will help us navigate the changing future, together. We operate via a core organising group + active sub groups working on practical, community based projects eg: local food system, community energy.

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County: Roscommon
1 05, 2020

Eco-Congregation Ireland

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Eco-Congregation Ireland (ECI) encourages churches of all denominations to take an eco approach to worship, lifestyle, property and finance management, community outreach and contact with the developing world. Our vision is to see churches of all denominations throughout Ireland celebrate the gift of God’s creation, recognise the inter-dependence of all creation and care for it in their life and mission and through members’ personal lifestyles. We ask Christians everywhere to reflect on the beauty of God’s world and to consider what practical steps can be taken to prevent further damage to the environment. [...]

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County: Belfast
30 04, 2020

Green Economy Foundation

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We are an environmental non-government organisation (ENGO) working on a whole variety of issues – from farming to economics and from biodiversity to climate change and working at a variety of levels - policy, education and practical projects. Our organisational base is in Manch, Ballineen, where we run the Manch Project with 200 acres of sustainable broadleaf woodland.

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County: Cork County
30 04, 2020

Environmental Trust Ireland

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Environmental Trust Ireland is a voluntary not for profit organisation committed to the advancement and promotion of environmental protection,conservation of the natural and built environment, biodiversity, wildlife, ecosystems and cultural and heritage protection.

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County: Limerick
16 04, 2020

Mayo Environmental Network

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We are just a group of ordinary individuals who came together because we share a passion on a wide range of environmental issues. We would love and welcome other individuals and environmental groups to join us and share our respect for the world around us. Link in with us on Facebook for issues and events happening in Mayo

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County: Mayo
3 04, 2020

Foodture

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Foodture is a grassroots initiative set up as a social enterprise. Our objective is to connect citizens to Fair Food Producers in Ireland and to offer them a platform to tell their stories. We hope that this will help to build a fairer food system, fair to people, animals and the planet!

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County: Mayo
19 03, 2020

Irish Environmental Network

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The Irish Environmental Network, or IEN, is made up of nationally active Irish Environmental NGOs. Our groups represent a broad range of environmental issues including everything from wildlife conservation to climate change. Also home to Green News: http://greennews.ie/.

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County: Dublin - City
12 03, 2020

Fridays for Future Limerick

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We are a group of youth activists from across Limerick who protest every single Friday from 11:30-1pm on Thomas Street to combat the climate crisis and ecological breakdown.

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County: Limerick
10 03, 2020

Good Energies Alliance Ireland

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GEAI is a Leitrim-based independent Research & Advocacy environmental NGO that focuses on Climate Action. Researching on carbon emissions, supporting renewable energy sources, opposing fracking and promoting energy efficiency. Totally run by volunteers.

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County: Leitrim
9 03, 2020

Limerick Bat Group

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A local bat group interested and involved in the preservation and conservation of bats and their supporting habitats, in Limerick and surrounding environment.

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County: Limerick