Seaweed Foraging – Irelands Ancient Feast

Seaweed Foraging – Irelands Ancient Feast

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Those of you who know me know I am a great lover of nature and incorporating that into a bit of an adventurous day out is what I love! Marie Power aka the Sea Gardener has another great event coming up this July based on Ireland’s Ancient East, she’s calling it Ireland’s Ancient FEAST!  Having
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Activity breaks in Ireland

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Family Fun, Activities and EcoTourism at Slieve Aughty Centre, Loughrea, Co Galway Slieve Aughty Centre (which comprises also of the fabulous Three Towers Eco House and Restaurant)  has a great range of events and activities coming up over the next few months including: Saturday & Sunday May 7-8 CELT Weekend in the Hills 2 days of
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Walking Tours and Holidays at Top Of The Rock

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2016 Walking Tours in West Cork Top Of The Rock Walking Tours (and pod park) have a number of interesting walks taking place throughout 2016 including: St Finbarr’s Pilgrim Walk Easter Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th March 2016. Leaving aside the spiritual benefits for a moment, this walk is a truly magnificient journey which goes
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EcoTourism Volunteer Programme

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‘Volun-Tourism’ Program 2016 Crann Og Eco Farm, County Galway, Ireland Volunteering at a Gold Certified Eco-tourism venue in the West of Ireland… 1: Willow Harvest & Nature School Development: February 17th – March 6th 2016 Two volunteers required to help out on our farm! Couple or friends preferred but not essential. Willow Harvest (Feb 17th
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Chill Out This Autumn

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Chilled Out Seasonal Events This Autumn Autumn is my favourite time of year. I love the colours, the feeling of settling down for the winter and the slowing down of everything. This does not mean an end to activities though as I love to take this reflective time to create and learn. With this in
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Mournes, Carlingford and Mour

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We Love The Mournes! Last Monday myself and my partner headed up North to visit The Mournes. Whilst we had originally planned to experience the walks and trails we had to cut our visit short. We had arranged to meet Jennifer Cumming of East Coast Adventure at Warrenpoint along the shores of Carlingford Lough. This
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Learn About Wild Food, Foraging and More

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Wild Food Summer School 2015 #WFSS15 Blackstairs Ecotrails are holding their second Wild Food Summer School this September – 11,12 & 13th at the lovely ‘Old Rectory in Killedmond, Carlow. They have added a number of new events and made it a much more family friendly event this year with a brilliant line up for
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Waterford Harvest Festival 2015

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Harvesting the sea in Waterford Festival forager shines the spotlight on seaweed’s benefits Marie Power, aka The Sea Gardener, is a Waterford-based seaweed forager, educator, food producer and author of a cookbook and foraging guide called “The Sea Garden.” The Sea Gardener launched a range of healthy protein snack bars in 2014, and soon after,
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Foraging for Seaweed with The Sea Gardener

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Seaweed Foraging on Kilfarrasy Beach, Waterford Saturday dawned bright and clear as we awoke early to ensure we made it on time to Fenor, Co Waterford where we were meeting Marie Power aka The Sea Gardener at last! Marie has been organising seaweed foraging events for years yet we kept missing one another at events.
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Foraging, Cookups and Family Fun

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Eco Events Coming Up Wild Food Summer School 2015 The second Wild Food Summer School will be held on September 11th,12 & 13th 2015 at the Old Rectory, Killedmond, Borris, Co. Carlow in the Blackstairs Ecotrails Eco Centre. Enjoy three days of foraging, debate, cook ups, great talks, demonstrations,Soap Box Talks,a selection of workshops and
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Foraging, Eco Breaks & Guided Tours

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Eco Escapes Coming Up This Summer! There are some great Eco Friendly things to do coming up over the coming months all of which can be found on EcoActiveTourism.com. Here are a few of our favs: Wild Herb Workshop next Saturday June 13th in Co Carlow with Mary and Robert White of Blackstairs Eco Trails.
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New Events Area

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Eco Active Tourism Events Hurrah! We have launched a new mobile friendly (of course) Events page where you can easily browse through exciting outdoor Eco friendly events and activities including Foraging, Whale Watching, Food Tours on Electric Bikes, Eco Farms, Pod Parks, Edible Flower Farms and much much more. Eco Active members can add their
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We’re Off To Fungarvan!

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West Waterford Food Festival Fun in Dungarvan! Last year we had to cancel our trip to the annual West Waterford Foodie Fest in Dungarvan (aka Fungarvan) much to our disappointment, however, this year we are delighted to be able to make it down on Saturday 11th April to see what all the fuss is about!
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Eco Breaks Ireland

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Eco Holiday Breaks in Ireland Looking for a unique holiday break in Ireland that’s in harmony with Nature?  Eco Active Ireland Members all follow the responsible tourism initiative to minimize impact on the natural environment whilst providing fun  unique and often educational experiences that all the family can enjoy. With this in mind and Easter
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Easter Family Fun at The Three Towers

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The Three Towers are putting on a Great Easter Festival! Family Easter Festival 2015 Join us over Easter and capture the joy of spring! There’s lots to do for young and old during the popular spring festival. Arts and crafts, family games and leisurely walks are all on offer plus more. During your visit take
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Looking For A New Career

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Opportunity to become a Forest School Leader The guys at Crann Og are running a Forest School Leadership Programme (Level 3 Qualification) Equipping you to be a Forest School Leader. Forest Schools are based on outdoor nature schools in Denmark, where children play and learn outdoors. When children learn outdoors they develop in lots of ways simultaneously and the
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