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Siel Bleu Ireland
We are a not for profit organisation who provide life enhancing exercise programmes to older adults and patient groups
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YES
Main Areas of intervention
Social Enterprise Social Inclusion Education Health & Wellness Community Involvement
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Irish Environmental Network
The Irish Environmental Network (IEN) supports the capacity building and funding needs of our member organisations, all of whom are involved in one way or another in the well-being, protection and enhancement of the environment. All these individual organisations attempt to achieve these aims through: * practical conservation work, * raising public awareness of environmental and conservation needs and * campaigning and lobbying.
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YES
Main Areas of intervention
Enviromental Awareness Climate Change Environmental Action Valorisation of Cultural Heritage Environmental Education
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Food Cloud
FoodCloud is a community-based social enterprise that brings food businesses and charities together with an easy-to-use and reliable platform, matching those with too much food with those who have too little. We believe in building a culture where everyone has the chance to celebrate good food and learn about its benefits. We believe communities built on shared food can be rediscovered.
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YES
Main Areas of intervention
Social Enterprise Social Inclusion Education Health & Wellness Community Involvement Food Waste Supporting local producers/businesses Consumer Awareness
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Clean Coasts
Clean Coasts engages communities in the protection of Ireland’s beaches, seas and marine life. Clean Coasts is made up of two main elements; Clean Coasts Volunteering and the Green Coast Award.
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YES
Main Areas of intervention
Enviromental Awareness Climate Change Environmental Action Education Community Involvement Environmental Education
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Westport Tidy Towns
The tidy towns competition was established in 1958 and is organised by The department of environment,community and local government. The competition is the epitome of community spirit,with local people coming together to improve their local areas.
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NO
Main Areas of intervention
Enviromental Awareness Climate Change Environmental Action Social Inclusion Health & Wellness Community Involvement Food Waste Supporting local producers/businesses Consumer Awareness
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Edible Landscape Project
The Edible Landscape Project (ELP), a grassroots movement based in Westport, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland, has developed a bottom-up approach to climate change and specifically how it relates to FOOD
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NO
Main Areas of intervention
Enviromental Awareness Climate Change Environmental Action Social Enterprise Social Inclusion Education Health & Wellness Community Involvement Food Waste Supporting local producers/businesses Consumer Awareness Valorisation of Cultural Heritage
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Leave No Trace Ireland
Leave No Trace is an Outdoor Ethics Education Programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships.
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YES
Main Areas of intervention
Enviromental Awareness Climate Change Environmental Action Education Community Involvement Consumer Awareness Valorisation of Cultural Heritage Environmental Education
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Falling Fruit Ireland
Falling Fruit Ireland is a project to harvest the seasonal glut of local fruit (apples, pears, plums, nuts, etc.) and direct it to charities catering for those in need. It’s aims are to create practical solutions to the waste that can happen when households have gluts of fruit in their gardens; to re-connect people with local food and the local environment; to foster a healthy community spirit of sharing and care for the disadvantaged; to demonstrate just how much potential there is for feeding ourselves in cities and towns; to connect diverse groups of people through food sharing; to promote awareness and preparedness as we face into a future of food systems breaking down; to encourage healthy outdoor activity and contact with nature.
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NO
Main Areas of intervention
Community Involvement Food Waste
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Friends of Dark Skies
We have committed to keeping the skies above us naturally dark for present and future generations to enjoy these wonders of the night sky.
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NO
Main Areas of intervention
Enviromental Awareness Environmental Education
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Venture Out
Venture Out Wilderness Project is a asocial enterprise not-for-profit company who prescribe and deliver wilderness based therapeutic programmes to young people experiencing a range of diverse challenges in their lives. Through tailored programmes, Venture Out create opportunities for young people to learn, grow, explore and enjoy the outdoors for their physical, emotional, social and mental wellbeing.
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NO
Main Areas of intervention
Enviromental Awareness Environmental Action Social Enterprise Health & Wellness
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