We are delighted to welcome Richard Douthwaite back to Kilkenny this week and host FEASTA’s technical meeting on their electronic local currency proposal called the Liquidity Network. Richard visited Kilkenny in June for a preliminary meeting with the Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Malcolm Noonan to explore the possibility of establishing a local currency in [...]
Archive for August, 2009
Wednesday 2nd September, 8pm, 5€ , Mullins Mill, Kells
We are delighted to welcome Albert Bates to Kilkenny to speak about the history of the farm, the iconic town of Olde Hippie History. Albert will also be presenting at the “Building Resilient Communities” talk on Tuesday 1st September in Butler House, Kilkenny.
Adventures in Community living is [...]
Tuesday 1st September, 8pm-10pm, 10€ conc.
Butler House, Kilkenny
Sharing the experiences of living in community with towns in transition
An evening of talks and discussion on how the lessons of intentional communities can help deal with the impacts of peak oil, climate change and economic uncertainty in wider society.
Ormonde College of Further Education in conjunction with Future Proof Kilkenny present:
Building the Future from the Past
Ormonde College of further Education, Kilkenny, Monday 17 - Thurs 21 Aug 10am - 5pm, €70-€240 (depending on course)
Creating healthy green buildings using traditional natural materials. A series of hand-on introductory workshops and demonstrations of green building techniques. Participants [...]
There were quite a few Irish Transition Towns represented at Feasta’s recent New Emergency conference including Monaghan, Clonmel, Cloughjordan and Kilkenny. It was a three day affair arguing that we are at the oil peak and now face the twin problems of climate change and peak oil along with an economy in steep decline. “This [...]