Initiatives Directory

Kerry One World Centre NETPLANTS

NETPLANTS is a multi-partner project that will examine how disadvantaged adults from across the UK, France, Spain, Romania and Ireland can develop skills associated with plants, vegetables and fruits to improve their well-being. Aiming to reconnect people with the environment at its source, NETPLANTS will demonstrate how plants and vegetables can improve our lives in…

St. Joseph’s Early Bird Healthy Breakfast Roll

St. Joseph’s Early Bird Healthy Breakfast Roll promotes a healthy breakfast for primary school because it improves concentration, behaviour and learning in school. It also improves children’s social skills and helps mediate against obesity. Awarded the first Healthy Ireland – Health Promoting Schools Flag in Co. Louth. Awarded Healthy Eating Certificate by HSE Awarded Start-Up…

Let’s Get Galway Growing

The main aims of Let’s Get Galway Growing are: To increase awareness of the community gardens and the benefits of being involved; To encourage local people to get involved -To connect all of the local community gardens in Galway City; To facilitate the sharing of information and learning between the gardens; To organise group training events for the gardens.…

OURganic Gardens

A collective of community gardens in Donegal run by community gardener Joanne Butler and currently facilitating seven gardens spreading the word of naturally growing vegetables and creating new and exciting social enterprises. The Gardens are based in Letterkenny , Dunfanaghy , Ards , Falcarragh , Gortahork , Dore and Ranafast . In total there are…

Food for Thought

Windsor Women’s Centres’ Food for Thought project provides a multi-functional inner-city green space, which facilitates activities for participants that empowers them to recognise healthy lifestyle choices. This space provides the means through which women and their families in the community can improve their environment, health and wellbeing. They also encompass a range of activities which improve…

Cherry Orchard Community Garden

Community garden project and allotments aims to increase community involvement, participation and activity in the locality.   We have a number of family groups (parents and children) working together. It is a lot of fun and a great way to meet new people from the area, get out of the house a few hours a week and…

Meals on Wheels

Please contact Crosscare for more information about this service.

Portland Row Community Café

Our Vision is that each individual accessing these service’s be provided with a choice of affordable, nutritious meals in a safe, warm and attractive environment.  We achieve this through the following best practice standards: – Quality service – Maintaining a high quality environment – The highest quality food standard (with choice of meals) Cafes are…

Holles Row Community Café

Our Vision is that each individual accessing these service’s be provided with a choice of affordable, nutritious meals in a safe, warm and attractive environment.  We achieve this through the following best practice standards: – Quality service – Maintaining a high quality environment – The highest quality food standard (with choice of meals) Cafes are…

Food Focus

A number of small ad-hoc initiatives were already taking place in the Knocknaheeny / Hollyhill area and a lot of ground work had been carried out to identify gaps and identify work that should take place to ensure a positive food and healthy eating experience is an achievable and long term goal for people living…