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,...
The Belarusians are coming!

The Belarusians are coming!

Our Advanced Planned Visit started on Wednesday November 7th 2018, when Del picked us up from the airport. Two of us came on an APV: me, Sasha, a volunteer whose year-long EVS project was about to start, and Alisa, volunteer coordinator of Fialta, my sending...
A great summer and busy September!

A great summer and busy September!

What a really great and warm summer we had in Ireland! Yes, we enjoyed ourselves but climate action is never-ending and we were still active during the summer. In July, we sent two young EVS volunteers from Leitrim to Greece for the month to work in a forest to try to...
National Mitigation Plan: a quite depressing perspective

National Mitigation Plan: a quite depressing perspective

An afternoon in Leinster House, what an exciting experience! On April 24th Francesca, our EVS volunteer, had the opportunity to visit the buildings of the Irish Parliament (Oireachtas) in Dublin and participate as observer to the works of the Joint Oireachtas...