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Galway - Event Notice
Thursday January 01 1970

Galway Sustainable Community - Public Meeting

category galway | housing | event notice author Monday February 22, 2010 13:25author by Geegee - Galway Sustainable Communityauthor email galwaysustcom at gmail dot comauthor phone 087 911 1624 Report this post to the editors

The development of the first ecological community in the west of Ireland will be discussed at a public meeting hosted by the Galway Sustainable Community Project in the Westside Library this Tuesday 23rd February; refreshments will be served from 6:00pm, and the meeting will begin at 6:30pm. This will be the first in a series of public meetings which will be designed to encourage interactive discussion and invite new people to get involved in the project.
Westside Library Meeting Poster
Westside Library Meeting Poster

The Galway Sustainable Community Project is a group of people based in Galway City whose vision is to create a small, purpose-built settlement in the west of Ireland where residents will produce some of their own food and energy and form a strong, close-knit community.

The village will be designed by its future residents and will be built and run in a way that is environmentally sustainable. It will have private houses belonging to or rented to each family unit; shared facilities and community buildings where residents can eat, work and socialise together; and land devoted to food growing, making it partly self-sufficient. Education and awareness-raising about ecological and community living will be a priority.
"Conventional modern day living leaves too many people isolated and yearning for a stronger sense of community," said Kerry E'lyn Larkin of the GSCG. "At the same time, it's becoming clear that the Western world needs to reform our environmentally-devastating lifestyle - and this is easier to do in a co-operative fashion than individually. A sustainably built and run intentional community addresses both of these major issues, and will provide a high quality of life for its residents. Anyone interested in learning more or contributing to the discussion should come along on Tuesday, or to one of the future public meetings."

Entrance to the meeting will be free. For more information, contact the group on galwaysustcom@gmail.com or 087 911 1624, or check out www.sustainablecommunity.ie.

Related Link: http://www.sustainablecommunity.ie
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