Author: Martina Finn

Convergence ’17- ‘Sustainable Stories and Conversations’ Sept 22nd

SUSTAINABLE STORIES AND CONVERSATIONS FOR A HEALTHY, LOW-CARBON GALWAY CITY Thursday 21st – 19.30 – 21.30 – PorterShed, Galway cohosted with Cultivate as part of the Nationwide Convergence Festival 2017 CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT * WELLBEING * COMMUNITY RESILIENCE * GREEN COMMUNITIES * LOCAL FOOD * SOCIAl ENTERPRISE * ZERO WASTE & CIRCULAR ECONOMY * SUSTAINABLE CITIES…

‘It’s in Our Nature’ Permaculture & Heritage Gardening August 26th

FREE – Food and Gardening Heritage and Permaculture workshop with Third Space Galway, permaculture advisor Hannah Mole and special Galway’s Food Heritage guest Derrick Hambleton, from An Taisce as part of Galway City Heritage Week Events Saturday 26th August 11am-3pm Venue: Arus na Gael (meeting place – followed by walk along the canal ) Explore your…

‘Defend the Sacred’ – In Conversation with Chas Jewett June 24th

We are delighted to welcome you to a conversation with Chas Jewett, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and Standing Rock Water Protector and other local environmental campaigners, chaired by Vicky Donnelly from the Galway One World Centre Venue: The Secret Garden Cafe – William Street, West Date: Saturday 24th June at 12.30am “We must protect the forests…

Tara Weekend Festival 2017 July 14/16th

venue: Cartys, Kilchreest, Co Galway dates: 14-16th July Arts, Health, Wellbeing, EcoLiving and Community Grassroots festival… starting on Friday 14th July at 6pm until Sunday 16th July at 6pm This festival is a family friendly grass roots, organic permaculture gathering. Everyone is welcome to be part of it. The aim is to cocreate the conditions…

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Westend ‘Permablitz’ June 10th

Permaculture Community day of Action! We would be delighted if you were able to join us for a ‘Galway City Permablitz’ Saturday June 10th 1-5 pm Third Space Galway are delighted to be working with Galway City Tidy Towns this year, on a new Climate Change, Food and Biodiversity Community initiative, creating the City’s first…

Róisín Ní Fhaoláin

Was born in Galway City in 1980 and went to school in Salthill. Her family is from Cararoe and She is a native speaker. In 2004, She graduated from the National College of Art and Design with a degree in Fine Art. During her college years, She started to become interested in mental health awareness…

The Living Earth – Panel Discussion Galway Food Festival April 15th

‘The Living Earth’ As part of Third Space Galway’s current Community Food and Permaculture art project, a panel discussion on Sustainable Community Food Systems, food soverenignty, environmentally sound agroecological farming practices and community action, will take place as part of this year’s Galway Food Festival programme on Sat April 15th at 2.30pm ‘How can we…

Edible EcoSystems | Westside Forest Garden Demonstration and Talk Mar 10th/ 12th

‘EDIBLE FOREST & COMMUNITY FOOD DEMONSTRATION GARDEN IN WESTSIDE –   INTRODUCTION To EDIBLE FORESTS AND AGROECOLOGY PUBLIC TALK –     FRIDAY 10th at 7-9pm Westside Youth Centre and FOOD FOREST COMMUNITY PLANTING DAY SUNDAY 12th at 2-4pm of a Food Forest Demonstration Garden in the Westside Amenity Park (located between the Circular Rd. and…

Convergence – Galway Sustainable Living Festival Oct. 20th- 28th 2016

THURSDAY 20th OCTOBER – 19.30 – 21.30 Venue – Portershed, Eyre Square, Galway POST CARBON GALWAY LAUNCH -ACCELERATING THE TRANSITION TO A LOW CARBON, HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE REGION . Convergence 2016 opens with the launch of the new Post Carbon Galway initiative, a recently established cross-sectoral project set up to accelerate local pathways to a…

Post Carbon Galway Public Meeting Oct. 3rd 2016

We would like to welcome you to the founding meeting of the recently established Post Carbon Galway – an umbrella network, bringing together the community of Galway to address the needs of environmental protection, community resilience and Climate action for Galway City and County. If you’re interested in environmental protection, ecological action and a sustainable…

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Convergence Festival 2016

How do we engage citizens in developing local resilience and adapting to climate change? How can we best engage communities to play a part in the transition to a just and low carbon society? What is the role of artists and culture creatives in times of transition? How do we make our communities and cities…

Post Carbon Galway 2016

This project proposes a community led polycentric approach in the creation of a new sustainable era for Galway in which we reduce our carbon footprint and introduce new ways to educate and inspire our communities about how we collectively respond to Climate Change and re-imagine our world, through arts, education, community resilience, green renewable energy,…

Re Mapping the Commons

Re Mapping the Commons is part of an ongoing process in partnership with members of Collaborative Ways , Transition Galway,  and others of devising and making visible a local fora for collective and cooperative methods that empower citizen-led social change and transformation, gathering on the grounds of commons perspectives and sustainable local solutions.    …

‘Emerging Futures’ Convergence 2015

‘Emerging Futures’ – A Cultural Remapping Recognising the need for an urgent and deep cultural shift towards more equitable and sustainable ways of life… across the country we’re seeing a growing interest in cooperative and social enterprise, community and renewable energy, co-housing, local food, arts and cultural activists events, embracing the emerging collaborative and solidarity…

‘Coop Culture’ – Culture Night 2015

Culture Night Friday September 18th Venue: Woodquay Time: 6-9pm ‘Coop Culture’ is a participatory art and cultural event to experience, explore and celebrate themes on the Commons and our Cooperative Cultural Heritage. Everyone is Welcome to share his/her visions, ideas and cooperative and commons-related practices, as the starting point of a mobilization to reclaim, protect…

Cooperative Convergence

As part of the nationwide Cooperative Convergence 2015 organised by Cultivate, Third Space co-hosts a number of arts and cultural conversations on 20th and 30th October in partnership with Galway City Partnership, Collaborative Ways, Galway Community City Network, Transition Galway, Galway 2020, Community Knowledge Initiative, NUIG, Cultivate, and Sheridans Cheesemongers.  http://www.cultivate.ie/   Tuesday October 20th…

‘agri-Cultural Inventions’ Culture Night 2015

agri-Cultural Inventions Culture Night – Friday 18th September Venue: Artfarm, Cloonkeen, Newbridge, Co. Galway Time: 2-4pm Farmers’ contributions to culture are often overlooked, yet they have plenty of knowledge, skills and creativity that they use to find solutions to everyday problems, as well as creating new ideas. This event offers farmers and the local community…

‘From I to We’

‘Third Space member Martina Finn has been invited to participate in a series of three conversations over 3 days, initiated by Susanne Bosch as part of her residency project in collaboration with the Leitrim Sculpture Centre and fellow artists. Date: 11-13th September Leitrim Venue: Leitrim Sculpture Centre The general themes for these conversations are as…

Potlatch Picnic in Woodquay Park

Third Space Galway co-host  ‘Potlatch Picnic’ in partnership with Collaborative Ways Forward members of Transition Galway, P2P Foundation and An Ait Eile Date – on Saturday 25th July at 11.45- 1.45 Venue – The Green, Woodquay As a follow-up from the successful Collaborative Ways Forward inaugural event on the Cooperative and Solidarity Economy on July…

Collaborative Ways Forward

Third Space Galway co-hosts a public meeting on Open Cooperatives, Collectivity and the Commons in partnership with Transition Galway and An Áit Eile on Wednesday July 1st at 7.30pm Venue: The Kitchen Cafe at Galway City Museum The groups are aiming to bring a diversity of Galway’s creative communities, cooperative oriented groups and local support…

Advancing Cultural Rights

Tuesday May 26th 2-5pm Third Space in partnership with Community Knowledge Initiative, NUI Galway, Galway City Community Network, Galway Community Arts Network and Bluedrum cohosts Cultural Rights Workshop Venue: The View, Áras na Mac Léinn, NUI Galway Workshop Aim: to explore cultural rights as possible drivers for change in communities of place, interest and identity.…

Dr. Anna King

Writer specialising in performance ethnography & arts-based research methods that value the centrality of culture in local, regional and European policy-making. Anna King is developing a unique Irish methodology for understanding the palette of complex ways in which local communities cope and respond to changing social and cultural landscapes. Apart from elevating the role of…