Alicia Díez has created a video during the Covid-19 lockdown with the participation of youngsters and some adults of the five partnerts. Thanks to all the people who pitched in. This video covers the first threee LTTs in Spain, Ireland and Denmark. Alicia has done a time-consuming and excellent job. Kudos for her!
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By Allison Roberts This year the Clon Bike Fest will widen its spokes, reaching wide and inviting bicycle lovers all over the world to participate in a series of events, online and on your bike – and all of our Erasmus+ friends from Spain, Lithuania, Denmark and Dublin are invited!!! Spread the word to all […]
By Allison Phillips Girls from Friary Girl’s National School, Dundalk cycling to school on the two-way cycle lane. Source: Green-Schools I’m sure you can hear it, every time you leave the house for a walk within your 2km radius, it’s quiet. Before the Covid-19 changes, the humming sounds of urban life were a constant ringing in […]
By Rebecca Flannagan Following the temporary closure of schools, Green-Schools havelaunched their latest project Green-Schools Stay Home. https://greenschoolsireland.org/greenschools_stay_home_travel/ Green-Schools Officers around the country are developing new andinteractive activities that students can take part in from within the homeenvironment. Weekly activities and tips, which are suitable for a widerange of age groups, promise to be fun […]
By Rebecca Flannagan Our partner Jane Hackett participated in this study visit to Ireland by Interreg Europe as part of the MATCH-UP project. They supervised multi-modal sustainable transport good practices and visited St. Clare’s Primary School to know the improvements they have made under the Green-Schools programme.
By Rebecca Flannagan Green-Schools has been identified as an example of Good Practice by Interreg Europe as part of the MATCH-UP Project. Interreg Europe is a European Body who assist regional and local governments across Europe, working with them to develop and deliver better policy in their regions. The project is being co-ordinated by the […]
By Seimi Flores Today, February 1, a group of eight volunteers enjoyed a great bike ride to «La Estanca» in Corella. We went to the nursing home to pick up four elders with our two «nanacycles» or, in Spanish, «yayacletas». Their names were Pilar Mauro, Pilar Berdonces, Josefina Pérez and Juanjo Láinez , incredible people! […]
In Ireland, fewer than one in 250 girls cycle to school each day. Why are young women avoiding the bike as a means of transport? Research undertaken by Green-Schools, including focus groups with secondary school students, revealed that notwithstanding the usual concerns facing every cyclist (lack of cycle lanes, safety concerns) young women were also […]
By Rebecca Flanagan and Allison Phillips As part of the EU Erasmus+ Project: Sustainable Mobility, Sustainable Community, An Taisce’s Green-Schools Travel Officers Rebecca Flanagan and Allison Phillips, along with six students from St. Tiernan’s Community School, Balally have recently returned from an exchange in Copenhagen after successfully completing the 3rd LTT (learning, teaching and training) in […]