Sustainable Skerries

Sat 21 March, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Skerries Sailing Club Formerly the Head Gardener at the Organic Centre at Rossinver, Co. Leitrim, Ireland, Klaus Laitenberger has been growing vegetables organically...

Whether you prefer cooking or eating, or indeed like both – you are invited to our 1st Global Feast! It’s a chance to celebrate all the different cultures we have in Skerries. ...

Zaneta will lead a foraging walk, starting at Skerries South Strand. This event is funded through our Communities Integration Fund grant. Zaneta is no stranger to Sustainable Skerries, as she was one...

Charlie Heasman; 10/10/2019   Skerries allotment holders have been focusing their attention a lot lately on issues of soil management and sustainability. First was a visit from Klaus Laitenberger during which...

Charlie Heasman, 30th Sept 2019   Last Saturday Skerries Allotments played host to Irish organic gardening guru Klaus Laitenberger. To call him Irish is perhaps a misnomer; he is an introduced...

The Post Carbon Institute based in California have just published this excellent article on security and resilience in a post carbon world. Although the article mainly discusses the issue from an American perspective,...

We had glorious weather for both Meithal days at the Skerries Allotments site this weekend. With over 50 people helping out. We were able to get another pathway prepared and a...

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) is a Paris based intergovernmental organization established within the framework of the (OECD) in 1974 right after the oil crisies of 1973. The IEA was initially dedicated to...

We had our first CHG public meeting last Thursday evening in the Sailing Club. It was well attended by some very positive people who obviously cared an awful lot about their...

Community Supported Agriculture or CSA is a concept which has really grown in popularity in the USA in the past 10 years. However I know of only one in Ireland. It’s in the...