Shapeshifters NCBI | Meet Our Neighbour

Shapeshifters NCBI | Meet Our Neighbour

Meet Our Neighbour
Shapeshifters NCBI | Meet Our Neighbour Peadar has been training hard with the Iona Resource Centre for the past few weeks for something very special (and physically intensive!) coming up in May.  Shapeshifters NCBI supports people with a visual impairment to reach their full potential while having a lot of fun along the way. I spoke to James Flanagan from the NCBI to learn more about our Drumcondra neighbours and just what Peadar has been up to in his role as ‘Team Captain’... (more…)
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ChildVision | Meet Our Neighbour

ChildVision | Meet Our Neighbour

Meet Our Neighbour
Childvision | Meet Our Neighbour Earlier in March Peadar was invited along to ChildVision to chat to young people about sustainability as part of the campus Green Awareness Week.  Peadar was blown away by the work being done by both the students/service users, and staff. So, I popped down a couple of weeks later to meet everybody too! Read about what ChildVison do and what I got up to on my tour of the campus. (more…)
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Veganuary. Are you taking the pledge?

Veganuary. Are you taking the pledge?

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Veganuary - what is it and will you take the pledge? From the official website: “Veganuary is a charity inspiring people to try vegan for January and throughout the rest of the year.”  Basically it’s a challenge to cut out meat, dairy, and animal by-products for a month. Taking the pledge via their website will not only add you to the annual statistics, it will provide you with support, recipes, tips and encouraging reasons to continue your journey throughout the month and indeed thereafter if that’s something you choose to do. Since its conception five years ago, Veganuary pledges have more than doubled each year and 2018 saw veganism go mainstream with weekly news headlines, supermarkets introducing new products, and restaurants catering to vegans. Vegans are no longer the crazy…
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We’re Certified Organic…why is this important?

We’re Certified Organic…why is this important?

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Season willing, our fresh fruit and veg is both local and organic.  All of our produce is labeled with it's country of origin, and as organic when it applies.  At the moment the majority of our beautiful fresh Irish produce is organic, and when it's not it's label will reflect that. It's not always possible to source locally (e.g. bananas etc.) in which case we source and import certified organic produce.   (more…)
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Dublin VegFest 2018 is here!

Dublin VegFest 2018 is here!

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Dublin VegFest is back!  The two-day celebration is Ireland's biggest vegan food event...not just for vegans, everyone is welcome to try new foods and cruelty-free products, and soak up the super friendly atmosphere.  There will also be speakers, performances, and competitions, all taking place in Griffith College on Sept 22nd & 23rd. Here are our top 10 things to see/eat at VegFest. (more…)
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