Downsizing – What Happened Next!

Downsizing – What Happened Next!

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Be brave and go for it! You may recall in February I blogged about my wish to downsize for a simpler life.  I was tired of spending so much of my valuable time commuting to and from a job that was negatively affecting my mental health and decided to change things.  As you know from
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Downsizing for a Simpler Life

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What would downsizing your life mean for you As my friend and I walked and talked about our lives recently we realised how much we’d like to spend more time in nature, growing food, doing  yoga training etc.  I began my ecoactiveireland journey as a result of wanting to meet like minded people and get
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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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Yoga and Detox Weekend Galway

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Yoga and Detox Weekend Slieve Aughty, Ireland A new start to the year, treat yourself to a breath-taking journey to well-being Daily yoga class 3 day juice cleanse with mixes of fresh, organic fruit and vegetables Organic lunch and dinner at The Three Towers Organic Kitchen Mindfulness walks in Kylebrack Wood Unconditional love from our
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Finding the G-spot in Ecotourism!

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G is for Green. Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle mainly due to a combination of rolling hills of green and the poem “When Erin First Rose” written by Belfast-born William Drennan in 1795. Over the past decade Irish tourism has grown to factor in green credentials with emphasis on supporting local people and the
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Juice Detox & Yoga Retreat: Your Spring Cleanse 2016

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3 Day Juice Cleanse & Yoga Eco Retreat It’s You Time ! Your Spring Cleanse – March 10th – 13th 2016 Revitalise, Rejuvenate & Cleanse Your Body For more info, booking & gift vouchers click here! 3 day Juice Cleanse with mixes of delicious fruit & vegetables, & Superfood Green Alkalising smoothies by Living Foods
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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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Love Mourne Eco Tour

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#LoveMourne #EcoTour Coming Up Having met Martin Carey of the Mournes Heritage Trust who introduced us to the Trails and Tales of The Mournes at the recent ResponsibleTourism Conference in Dublin I have been planning to organise an Ecotour to the area to see what all the #LoveMourne fuss is about!  I am delighted to confirm that we
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Congrats To Crann Og Eco Farm

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Congratulations to Gold Certified Ecotourism Operator Crann Og Eco Farm Well done to all at Crann Og Eco Farm who are celebrating their new Gold Certification! We are excited to announce we have just been re-certified by Eco Tourism Ireland as a Gold Certified Ecotourism Operator as of July 2015. This is recognised by the The
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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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Minimising Environmental Impacts at Crann Og Eco Farm

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Minimising Environmental Impacts…….how good are we at Crann Og Eco Farm? We have just calculated our current environmental impacts for our whole Eco Farm. We are 3 households, 1 main house and two upscale recycled mobile homes, with 6 full time residents. We take in an average of 350 guests per year in our two
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Forest School Training

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Forest School Training Crann Og Eco Farm There are still free places in the upcoming Forest School Training here at the Crann Og Eco Farm in July! With the ever-increasing interest in place-based learning as part of the national curriculum in Ireland and the increased understanding of the benefits of nature connection it is the perfect time
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Nature Needs A Hero – Be One!

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Mourning the Mournes – Don’t Let It Happen I mentioned  Martin Carey of the Mournes Heritage Trust who introduced us to the Trails and Tales of The Mournes at the recent ResponsibleTourism Conference in Dublin. It was so exciting to see and hear about local communities getting together with the help of local government funding
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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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Events At Crann Og Eco Farm

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Crann Og Eco Friendly Accommodation Crann Og Eco Farm are based in Gort, Co Galway. Last year we met up with Florian and Marion during our nationwide Ecotour and had a tour around the farm which offers a lesson in self sustainability and upcycling! Crann Og offer eco friendly accommodation plus run a number of
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2015 Mini Eco Tours

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EcoTours 2015 After the huge success of last years’ Ecotour of Ireland we have decided to do visit more Eco businesses nationwide to highlight all the wonderful stuff people are doing out there!  Ireland is jam packed with fabulous fun Eco friendly things to do and places to visit and we want to make sure the
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