I’m sharing this insight because the dark side of community development does need to be acknowledged. Others who experience this pain will know they are not alone in it. It happens. We get over it. We move on.
I was at a funding master class recently and while I was there I totalled the funding I was granted for projects in Lisdoonvarna during 2017. I surprised myself and then realised why I need a break! Funding is great but it generates work – the initial application, coordinating the project and just when youContinue reading “When there’s money ……”
In September 2017 the Transition Year students at Mary Immaculate Secondary School Lisdoonvarna embarked on a project to show what a sustainable local economy might look like in a thriving Lisdoonvarna. They took a one day trip to Cloughjordan Ecovillage where they had a tour of the local bakery, visited the community farm, ate localContinue reading “Lisdoonvarna Sustainable Economy Vision”
Here’s a link to a collage with photos of how our 16 events over 8 days of heritage week went. – Lisdoonvarna Heritage Week 2017 at the Spa Wells – Despite all of the rain we had a great time! Here is a link to a report about the week LHW17 report Thank you to everyoneContinue reading “Lisdoonvarna Heritage Week 2017”