Burren Perfumery Christmas Offers

Burren Perfumery Christmas Offers

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Special Offers from the Burren Perfumery The Burren Perfumery in Co Clare are offering some great Christmas treats on their online shop in time for Christmas! Our special offers for this holiday season feature three of our favourite products. Our Organic Rose Facial Serum is an intense daily treatment to replenish nutrients, and smooth and
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Christmas Recipes

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Festive Drinks Mulled Wine Recipes Nothing quite says Christmas like mulled wine – albeit a marmite drink, you either love it or hate it! There are so many mulled wine recipes out there that we thought we’d put our favs here for you to try. Jamies Mulled Wine Recipe We especially like the sound of
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Congrats to Clifden Eco Beach Camping & Caravanning park

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Clifden Eco Beach Camping & Caravanning park win Save Our Planet Award Clifden Eco Beach Camping & Caravanning park wins “Save Our Planet Award 2014”, ‘Environmentally Responsible Business’ Kris & Tatjana manage & operate the Clifden EcoBeach Campsite. The ecological Natura Camping is situated on the shores of the beautiful ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ at the estuary
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Funding for your school or community garden

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Need funding for your school or community garden? Wonderful news! €100,000 available through the Grow it Yourself (GIY) and AIB ‘Get Ireland Growing Fund’! Get filling in those application forms and spread the word. What a great initiative! “Over 100 community food growing projects were funded with grants of between €500 and €2,500 in 2014.
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The Mystery of the Lost Ship

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Do you recall my recent visit to Sligo where I met with the wonderful Auriel of Seatrails who took me on a coastal heritage tour of the Strandhill area and where I was so enthralled by her account of the incredible Spanish Armada story of Francisco De Cuellar that I bought a book on him to
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Give the Gift of an Experience

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Christmas Vouchers from Carlow Tours Looking for a unique Christmas Gift idea for someone who likes history and the outdoors? A Carlow Tours Gift Voucher is just what you need! Carlow Tours provide custom designed day trips and tours in the South-East of Ireland and is based in Carlow town. As Carlow is not touched
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Save Our Planet Awards

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 2 Days left to nominate for Save our Planet Awards For the second year the Save our Planet Awards are being launched in the North West, and will culminate in a Family friendly event to be held at the Benwiskin Centre, Ballintrillick, on Friday 5th December, at 8.00 pm, when the winners will be announced. The
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Irish Responsible Tourism Awards

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Help find the Irish champions of responsible tourism The 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards have opened their nominations for 2015 and are calling for entries. www.surveymonkey.com/s/RTAwards15 More details www.icrt.ie/awards Final date for entries is FRIDAY 19th DECEMBER 2014 Award Categories Best Tour Operator#for Responsible Tourism Best Small Hotel or Accommodation for Responsible Tourism Best Transport Initiative for Responsible Tourism
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Eco Tourism at Irish Tourism Industry Awards

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Best Environmental Tourism Innovation The 2015 Irish Tourism Industry Awards are now accepting nominations and I personally can think of numerous Eco Active Members that would fit the bill! Nominate someone you think deserves to win and help support your eco colleagues! This award is presented to the business or organisation that has demonstrated a
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Vote for The Three Towers Wedding Venue

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The Three Towers – An Amazing Wedding Venue! I visited Jenny, Esther and the gang at The Three Towers at Slieve Aughty during my EcoTour and can vouch for it’s uniqueness! Give them a vote and support this Eco Friendly Wedding Venue. Check out the blog here >> Vote for us in the Weddings Online Awards
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Edible Christmas Gifts Workshop

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Blackstairs EcoTrails Christmas Workshops This Christmas I will be making Christmas gifts for family and friends and you can too! Blackstairs Ecotrails in Carlow are holding two wonderful workshops this weekend – details below: NOVEMBER 15TH, EDIBLE CHRISTMAS GIFTS WORKSHOP Want to make your own edible Christmas presents? We will show you how at this
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Community Gardens – How to Create One

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Creating a Community Garden: I came across this useful handbook online about  creating a community garden today. It’s something that interests me greatly as much for the social interaction aspect as the food production side. I think I will suggest it to my local community group which is fairly new.. Anyway – It might be
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The Eco Tour Car

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Touring Ireland in the Opel Mokka Followers of my recent Eco Tour of Ireland will have seen numerous photos of my trusty steed along my journey, from the lakes of Sligo to the Cork and Kerry Mountains! Many of you have contacted me asking about the car I drove which was kindly sponsored to me
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Bushcraft Events in Dublin

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Pioneer Bushcraft Events Enniskerry & Dublin Sean has lot’s of regular events coming up for those interested in doing something different and learning something new this October. Including: 10th Oct. (Fri) Primitive & Modern Fire Skills Workshop – Enniskerry Village Square, 10am. 11th Oct. (Sat) Native Woodland Masterclass – Enniskerry Village Square, 10am. 12th Oct. (Sun) Basic
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Weekend in the Hills Sept 13 / 14

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Learn Traditional & Ecological Skills Weekend in the Hills Sept 13 / 14 CELT’s Traditional & Ecological Skills learning weekend. We offer introductory courses in a wide variety of Traditional skills, our courses are taught by experienced dedicated tutors and held in partnership with eco-friendly Slieve Aughty Centre in the rolling forested hills of South Galway.
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Growers Calendar

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CountryLife Growers Calendar CountryLife have a very handy and easy to view gardening calendar or all you GIY fans out there – myself included! It has an overview of jobs to be done, what to plant and things to look out for. Check it out on www.countrylife.ie/growers-calendar/

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