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.


Tuesday October 20th   –

‘Transformative Power’ – Community Energy: Cooperative Success

Galway – Venue: City Museum Cafe- 7.30- 9.30pm

Recognising the need for an urgent and deep cultural shift towards more equitable and sustainable ways of life… this event aims to initiate empowering community culture and conversations, inspired by co-operative stories from Dara Molloy, of the Aran Island Co Operative, Comharchumann Fuinneamh Oileáin Arainn, Eimhin David Callahan, Birr 2020 and founder of the Birr Community Growery, Mark Boyle of An Teach Saor and author of the Moneyless Manifesto, Eithne Verling, CEO City Museum and Coordinator Galway’s Cultural Strategy 2025, Prof Terrence McDonough, Galway City Community Network/ Founder of MA Advocacy and Activism, NUI Galway, Kevin Flanagan Artist and Activist, Collaborative Ways and Chaired by Ann Lyons, CKI, NUIG.

Friday October 30th  

‘Emerging Futures’

Galway 2020 Community Hub, Unit 15 The Cornstore, Middle Street, Galway – 11.00am- 5.00pm

Conversations, films, art, food and drinks with a focus on collaboration, culture and civil society networks.

Friday October 30th  

A Co-operative Salon –  A community Halloween Harvest dinner and social.

Galway 2020 Community Hub, Unit 15 The Cornstore, Middle Street, Galway –  6.00 – 9.00pm  

A Harvest Halloween dinner showcasing Galway’s culinary produce from local farms and community gardens and cooked by some of Galway’s finest artisan establishments.

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