Communities of Practice

” I believe that the community – in the fullest srnse: a place and all its creatures – is the smallest unit of health and that to speak of the health of an isolated individual is a contradiction in terms” Wendell Berry 


Recent Events include..

Go Wild in the City – Biodiversity Week May 2018

Go Wild in Galway is a free festival of wildlife that took place across Galway city from dawn until dusk on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May. Third Space Galway’s Canal Permaculture and Biodiversity Trail was featured as part of a talk and walk on Sat 26th that explored and celebrated the native wildlife of Galway city including terrestrial mammals, birds, bats, invertebrates, fish, pollinators, plants, native raptors, cetaceans and how nature benefits your health & wellbeing.

Go Wild is a partnership of organisations including The Vincent Wildlife Trust, BirdWatch Ireland, NEAR Health (NUIG), GMIT, Irish Wildlife Trust, Galway Bat Group, Animal Magic, Friends of Merlin Woods, Swift Conservation Ireland and the Irish Whale & Dolphin Group.



Westside Youth Project – The Jellybot in a Huglekulture Bed

We worked with local artist Finbar on an invitation by Westside Youth Project to work with local youth on an arts and environmental project.





In 2017 we received funding from Galway County Council and GRETB to run a number of Workshops with communities in rural areas. 

Newbridge, Co. Galway, Local Community Tidy Towns Group



Ballygar, Co.Galway, Tidy Towns Local Community



Clarinbridge, Kilcornan, December 10th