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...
Northern Ireland: Stop Fracking For Good

Northern Ireland: Stop Fracking For Good

At the beginning The process of fracking essentially is the extraction of natural gas (methane) from shale rock using high volume hydraulic fracturing.Hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) is an industrial operation pumping large volumes (over 4 million gallons) of water...
6th June: From Game of Thrones to the Games of Politics

6th June: From Game of Thrones to the Games of Politics

6th of June was a bank holiday in Ireland, a proper way to begin the summer! Here at GEAI the volunteers celebrated by taking a road trip to Antrim  that ended up with a rally and debate at Stormont, the Northern Ireland Parliament. On our way, we stopped at the Dark...
POWERFUL DEMONSTRATION OF ANTI-FRACKING CAMPAIGN AT STORMONT

POWERFUL DEMONSTRATION OF ANTI-FRACKING CAMPAIGN AT STORMONT

Over 100 campaigners gathered yesterday outside Stormont to show solidarity with the Stop the Drill campaign and to protest against the introduction of the petroleum extractive industry in Northern Ireland.  From all over Ireland people came – Leitrim, Fermanagh,...
Rally outside Stormont on Monday

Rally outside Stormont on Monday

Debate on Permitted Development On Monday 6th at Stormont there will be a Northern Assembly debate on the drilling in Woodburn Forest. Rally in front of Parliament Buildings 5.45 pm for show of solidarity with the Stop the Drill campaign and photo opportunity. The...