Initiatives Directory

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…

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…

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…

Limerick Seed to Plate

The aim of the project is to address an identified need in the community, promoting healthy eating and organic home-gardening practices. Building on the success of a pilot intergenerational project entitled ‘Through the Years’, it became apparent that gardening related activities could be implemented and promoted on a larger scale, reaching the wider community, groups…

WTID Community Garden

WTID rents allotments to members of the community which promotes grow your own.

WTID Nutrition and Cooking Classes

In partnership with the VEC WTID has delivered Nutrition Level 5 FETAC to a group of 24 learners, 4 being members of the Travelling community.  This module was also delivered to 5 Childcare staff at WTIDs pre-school service. Staff of the Harmony Afterschool Service undertakes baking activities each week with the children. Group work has…

North Cork SCP Food Provision Programmes

We run many food provisions throughout our project including two very successful Breakfast Clubs.  We run food programmes also during after schools and in our holiday time provisions.

Wake Up, Shake Up Breakfast Club

The Wake Up, Shake Up club was first set up in February 2013. The aim of the club is to support working parents and offer an affordable alternative to local childcare options. It is also an opportunity to re-enforce school healthy eating guidelines and explore different food options with children. The club is run by…

Trinity AM

Trinity AM was set up in January 2013. The aim of the breakfast club is to provide food for children before class to assist them in their school performance. The club is run by a group of volunteers including teachers, parents and local community members. On average, 30 children come to the club each morning.…

Rise ‘n’ Shine Breakfast Club

The Rise ‘n’ Shine club was set up in January 2013. The main aims of the club are to improve attendance, increase participation in class, and reinforce healthy eating policy in pupils. The club is run each morning by a group of volunteers which includes teachers, parents and 6th class children. The Home School Community Liaison Officer co-ordinates…