Agroecology Workshop

Agroecology Workshop

GEAI is based in a particular rural region of Ireland, with an extensive agriculture sector. On Tuesday, 12th of April, Bridget Murphy, one of GEAI’s director presented at the Ballinaglera Community Hall a workshop on Agroecology and its’ role in climate action....
From Italy to Ireland

From Italy to Ireland

When I found out about the GEAI project and submitted my application, my mind began to wander thinking about what fascinating places I would visit, what people I would meet, and the change this experience would bring to me. It all happened quickly, the interview, the...
FROM PORTUGAL TO IRELAND

FROM PORTUGAL TO IRELAND

I’ve been fascinated about Ireland for quite some time. Before even realising there was an open position in GEAI, myself and some of my friends were looking into flights to visit Ireland. At the end of February I received the news I was going to Ireland! I couldn’t be...
Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day

This year, our volunteers had the chance to join the St. Patrick celebration in Sligo! It was a special occasion for them to discover Irish culture, participate in the famous parade, enjoy folk and Irish music, and be at a fantastic concert. The history behind the...
Belfast Trip: GEAI team goes to Northern Ireland

Belfast Trip: GEAI team goes to Northern Ireland

One of the main goals of the European Solidarity Corps is cultural exchange. Understanding the history of local communities and the country helps you connect with people around you. It’s fascinating to walk on the street and suddenly realise it served locals for...
From Catalonia to Ireland!

From Catalonia to Ireland!

The process with GEAI was very fast! I remember in mid-December I was looking for a volunteering position in Ireland on ecological transition and climate resilience. I made the decision to come here in September, but until now I had been unable to come because of my...