Useful Links to Inspire You

http://www.thedock.ie/

The Dock is housed in the beautiful 19th Century former Courthouse building, overlooking the majestic river Shannon, which has been wonderfully restored into Leitrim's first integrated centre for the arts.

 

http://www.leitrimsculpturecentre.ie/

Located in the market town of Manorhamilton, North County Leitrim, the Leitrim Sculpture Centre is a major resource for the advancement of skills and knowledge in traditional, contemporary and experimental visual arts.

 

http://www.theorganiccentre.ie/

The Organic Centre's aim is to promote organic gardening and sustainable living through training, demonstration and the provision of information.

 

http://www.easca.ie/

Who is ÉASCA? Éasca was formed to promote sustainable building in Ireland and to facilitate positive change in order to mainstream sustainable building practices.  It brings together the most innovative private companies in the built environment. Member companies are assessed by independent assessors to ensure their products and services have a positive impact on the environment.

 

http://www.igbc.ie/

The Irish Green Building Council will provide a framework and leadership to accelerate the transformation of the built environment, industry and supply chain to one that is sustainable based on accepted scientific principles of sustainability.

 

http://www.cultivate.ie

Cultivate organises and hosts numerous events, courses and meetings, in particular, our networking festival Convergence, which has run since 2000, has functioned a vehicle for collaboration with a huge variety of groups and individuals. Cultivate has formed a key role in furthering the profile of sustainability in Ireland and has enjoyed support from all sectors, offering a space for businesses, NGOs, CSOs, Government and grass roots organisations to share perspectives and to work together.

 

http://www.architecturefoundation.ie/

The Irish Architecture Foundation's role is to be a vibrant and passionate organisation that excites its audiences about the value of architecture.

 

http://open-city.org.uk/

Open-City is the new name of Open House, the architecture organisation. Over the last 17 years we has grown from showcasing the capital’s architecture annually to research, training, advice and campaigns that impact on the whole city.

 

http://www.architecturefoundation.ie/2011/06/20/open-house-dublin-2011-the-architecture-of-change

The Irish Architecture Foundation is delighted to announce highlights of the sixth annual Open House Dublin 2011, which takes place from 7 to 9 October

 

http://openhousegalway.ie/

Open House Galway, “Féile Ailtireachta na Gaillimhe”, is Galway’s major Architectural Festival, bringing our physical environment into the limelight, and reinforcing Galway as Ireland’s cultural capital

Open House allows you to experience great Architecture and spaces up close and personal.

 

http://www.bristolgreendoors.org/

Through open homes events Bristol Green Doors brings together householders and organisations from across the city to celebrate the homes that people are making fit for the future. We enable visitors to talk and listen to those who have made their homes energy smart, more comfortable, cleaner for the environment and cheaper to heat. In some homes trade experts are present to discuss measures with visitors too

 

http://www.leitrimtourism.com/

 

http://constructireland.ie/ 

Construct Ireland is the only magazine dedicated exclusively to sustainable construction in Ireland. Since first publishing in January 2003, Construct Ireland has played a key role in raising consciousness of the need for low energy, low impact, healthy buildings in Ireland, affecting the design and construction of tens of thousands of new buildings.

 

http://www.selfbuild.ie/

The website of the only company in Ireland specialising in the Self-build market with our self build exhibitions & magazines. Our site is packed with information for self-builders extenders and renovators. It also provides important resources for exhibitors and advertisers.

 

http://www.secretgardensofsligo.com/index.html

Secret Gardens of Sligo provides a wonderful opportunity for all garden lovers to do what they enjoy most - peek over a wall, sneak through a gate and explore an unknown garden to their heart’s content. These hidden gardens, large and small and in some wonderful settings, offer inspiration, ideas and tranquillity - a perfect day out.