Sustainable Skerries

Anyone walking down the Selskar Road might notice a front garden that’s both vibrant with colour and buzzing with bees.¬† The garden belongs to Cathal Copeland and Sustainable Skerries talked to...

beetroot seedlings

Whether you’re a child or an adult, have lots of experience or none at all, are living in a house with a huge back garden or just have a balcony and...

One of the great things about having an established garden is that I can pass on cuttings and seedlings or bits of plants that needed to be divided to friends neighbours...

We live in strange times and all must make sacrifices of some kind or another but here in Ireland the covid outbreak has had an unexpected consequence: an upsurge of interest...

Sabine McKenna writes: I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts. While on a train. While walking. While in the garden. Folding laundry. Packing a suitcase before going away. Doing the...

Sustainable Skerries recently held their second Repair Café, and it was an even bigger success than the first. The venue was changed for this event; being held this time in the...

I just came across this fantastic Blog site dedicated mostly to an Economic and Financial analysis of the scenarios around Peak Oil and energy depletion. Before you start yawning and pressing buttons, have...

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,...

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...

Sustainable Skerries has started running a series of workshops with the Skerries Community College transition Year students. Subjects we are examining are Peak Oil, Food, Water, Transport and Resilience. We will...