Nationwide Search For New Ideas To Tackle Social Problems

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS from across the country gathered in the RDS in Dublin on Tuesday, May 14th, to pitch for a place on the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards Programme. The annual Awards are supported by DCC plc, the international sales, marketing and support services group. Social Entrepreneurs such as Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien of FoodCloud, […]

14 New Cottage Markets To Open Across Ireland

14 new Cottage Markets are set to open in towns across the country this year as a result of the ‘Cottage Market’ initiative unveiled by GIY and supported by The Ireland Funds. The 14 new market locations are in addition to the 15 markets already established by the initiative in 2017. And today, GIY is […]

GIY Offer Companies Top 5 Tips For National Workplace Wellbeing Day 2018

Employers across Ireland are being urged to sign up for Ireland’s fourth National Workplace Wellbeing Day on Friday, April 13th 2018 an event which aims to improve employee well-being through promoting better exercise and nutrition in the workplace.   GIY (Grow It Yourself) know that time spent in the garden is good for your mental […]

Energia Get IrelandGrowing Funding Granted To Projects in Offaly

The community food growing fund ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ created by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia has awarded a fund of €75,000 to food growing projects all across Ireland. The teams behind 86 community projects will each receive funds for their unique projects. The recipients include community groups, schools, NGOs and Not for […]

Offaly Schools Encouraged To Enter Ireland’s Best Young Food Entrepreneur Search

GIY and Cully & Sully are on the search for Ireland’s next best young food entrepreneurs and are encouraging secondary school students across the country to register for the ‘GROW 2 CEO’ competition before the registration deadline of March 14th 2018.   ‘GROW 2 CEO’ combines food growing and entrepreneurship to inspire students to grow their own […]

Community Groups Across Offaly Invited To Apply For Support

A fund of €30,000 is announced by GIY with the support of The Ireland Funds for the establishment of 10 new GIY Cottage Markets across the country during 2018. In 2017, the fund supported the establishment of 15 Cottage Markets for the first time with many of these markets being the catalyst of at least […]

Offaly Primary Schools Invited To Apply For Free GIY Pack

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the seventh annual food growing initiative, a project that will enable 43,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring with ‘The innocent Big Grow’.   Primary schools across the country can apply now for a free Big Grow […]

GIY And Energia Want To ‘Get Ireland Growing’ With €75,000 Fund

GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €75,000 pool of funding available to enable food growing by community and voluntary organisations all across Ireland including Northern Ireland. The application period is open from today until the 19th of January, 2018. The ‘Get Ireland Growing’ initiative has to date supported almost 500 community […]

Offaly Students Invited To Enter Ireland’s Food Entrepreneur Competition

Secondary school students across the country are now invited to take part in the new ‘GROW 2 CEO’ competition as GIY and Cully & Sully have set about finding Ireland’s brightest young food entrepreneurs.   ‘GROW 2 CEO’ combines food growing and entrepreneurship to inspire students to grow their own food, create a soup recipe […]

Ireland’s Food Entrepreneur Competition

April 14th is the last chance for transition year students for secondary school students to enter the GIY and Cully & Sully ‘Give Peas A Chance’ food entrepreneur competition.   Students are invited to take part in the ‘Give Peas A Chance’ competition, which combines food growing and entrepreneurship in order to engage and inspire […]

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