GIY founder Michael Kelly, Dunmore East, Co Waterford. Photograph: Eric Luke

Michael Kelly founded GIY (Grow It Yourself) International, a non-profit network of (...)

Walworth Road in Dublin, the location of the Jewish Museum and the site for the new and larger museum. Photograph: David Sleator

An Bord Pleanála’s recent decision to refuse permission for 10 tall wind turbines in Co Offaly will be an enormous encouragement to communities(...)

Grow it yourself: a great way to save money. Photograph: Getty Images

Gardening has become rocket science all of a sudden after news this month that astronauts are growing their own vegetables in space, suggesting(...)

Yesterday morning I phoned EirGrid and spoke to the communications manager there, Michael Kelly. I inquired whether a cost-benefit analysis had been m(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: said at the unveiling of plans for a food education centre in Waterford that  our eating behaviours would store up problems for decades to come. Photograph: Alan Betson

The savings to taxpayers would be “absolutely phenomenal” if we could educate people to eat healthily and exercise more, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said at (...)


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Grow it Yourself founder Michael Kelly (centre) and team set up a garden at the summer Bloom festival in the 
of Grow It Yourself, with the garden design in the early stage for Bloom, which will take place in the
 Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has launched plans for a national food education centre in Waterford city.The centre is the initiative of the Grow it Yourself (G(...)

Protesters led by Rathgormack National School  at the recent   anti-pylon protest walk into the Mahon Falls in Co Waterford. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Charles J Haughey, a man well used to overseeing Ireland from helicopters, once complained about all the “great, gangling pylons [that] seem to march (...)

The scene at Cherrywood Drive, Clondalkin,     Dublin,  where  Jason Carroll (39) was shot.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Gardaí are fearful a new gang- related gun feud is now under way in Dublin following the shooting dead of Jason Carroll, who had close links to major (...)

 Bertram Allen won yesterday afternoon’s Irish Sports Council Classic at the Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Barry Cregg/Sportsfile

Wexford’s Bertram Allen, who is based in Germany, announced his return to the home showjumping scene with a hugely popular win in yesterday afternoon’(...)

Andrew Douglas with one of the feathered residents of  the  Urban Farm he set up on a Dublin rooftop last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The hens cluck contentedly and peck at the ground in their enclosure. Nothing unusual there, apart from one thing. Their hen house is on the roof of a(...)