Interview: Ilya’s journey in GEAI

Interview: Ilya’s journey in GEAI

What were your expectations when you applied to volunteer in GEAI? Ilya: Good question! Before arriving in Ireland I lived for a few months in Moscow, one of the largest cities in Europe. It was noisy, polluted and fairly depressing so I was looking for something new...
OPEN DAY: FUNDRAISER FOR UKRAINE

OPEN DAY: FUNDRAISER FOR UKRAINE

What a great time we had at our Open Day for Ukraine in Ballinaglera Community Hall! All involved in GEAI – volunteers, directors and friends will remember it with great satisfaction. Not least because it turned out, as well as being a highly successful fundraiser, to...
Monoculture vs polyculture

Monoculture vs polyculture

Plant diversity and climate change Conserving and promoting plant diversity plays an important role in limiting global warming. Global climate change is mediated from a precious resource: the soil organic carbon. Plant diversity generally increases the absorbtion of...
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....
Digital Hubs: why our community needs it?

Digital Hubs: why our community needs it?

GEAI, as a prominent community actor, wants to play a more meaningful role in providing broadband to rural areas for the wider development of Ballinaglera. Computers, printers and other equipment are currently accessible to locals in the Ballinaglera Community...