My journey from France to Ireland

My journey from France to Ireland

After several days preparing my luggage – I repacked my luggage at least five times to fit with the weight that was accepted – my journey to Ireland started. I was so excited… I was looking forward to this so that I found it hard to realise that I was leaving my...
Siri is our Climate Ambassador!

Siri is our Climate Ambassador!

Siri Karavida, ESC volunteer at GEAI, is coming to the end of her volunteering year with us. The list of the things she managed to do while in Ireland is pretty impressive: Climate Action Days at schools, the household energy survey of Boyle, the Leitrim Cróga project...
A noisy St Patrick’s Day!

A noisy St Patrick’s Day!

We’ve been going to rehearsals with Samboeira, a samba band in Sligo, for a while now. It took us a few weeks to get ready for St Patrick’s Day parade. It is very rewarding for beginners like us to be able to perform in a parade! The parade we participated...
Irish Halloween for our EVS volunteers

Irish Halloween for our EVS volunteers

Halloween is an important part of the Irish culture as it is an original Irish festival, marking the time when the bright summer and autumn moves into the darkness of winter. We, the EVS volunteers, were delighted to enjoy Halloween this year! Over the past few weeks,...