Achill’s first all-weather visitor centre and Mayo’s only Aquarium.
The Achill Experience encapsulates many aspects of Island life both present and past.
Achill Experience lets us help you to explore and learn about many the different species of sea creatures from around the waters of Achill Island and from the World beyond.
We display many fascinating stories of Achill’s rich and sometimes tragic history.
We also house the first edition prints of the famous American artist Robert Henri, who lived in Achill during the 1920’s and painted local Children from Pollagh & Dooagh. They are amazing prints and the colours really bring the children to life.
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Transforming Lives through Adventure
Active Connections CLG aims to have adventure therapy as an option for all people in need, and at risk in the country.
Created in April 2011 Active Connections CLG is a not for profit company working with young people with behavioral difficulties. Active Connections is leading the charge of introducing adventure therapy based programmes in Ireland. Since inception we have worked in partnership with statutory and non-statutory agencies, delivering programmes to young people and their families in the regions of Dublin, Cork, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford, and Waterford.
We build the experience to meet the need of your team.
The focus is to make the experience a meaningful investment for your company.
We prefer to get team off site but are happy to develop a plan which will suit the needs of the team.
As all profits go directly to our social impact work with teen at risk we can send you a impact report of how we used our profit from your experience to transform the life of a young person in need.
Airfield Estate is not simply a beautiful place with a remarkable history and a commitment to food education and sustainable practices, it is a social and charitable hub that invests in people and communities far beyond the boundary walls of the Estate.
A visit to Airfield Estate is something different to everyone who visits: a haven for gardening enthusiasts, animal lovers, food lovers, families and peace-seekers, we go the extra mile to give everyone a great day out.
For a unique way to say thank you to someone special give the gift of nature with a voucher for Airfield Estate.
The full details are here: https://www.airfield.ie/gift-cards/
Alex's Adventure is a substance misuse programme that teaches post-primary students on the impacts of substances and how the choices we make can have various concequences.
Nicole Ryan is the CEO of Alex's Adventure Ltd. – The ‘build your own E-dventure’ programme for substance misuse learning. A Marine Engineer by trade, Nicole went back to college in 2017 to study Substance Misuse use & Addiction in UCC and began Alex’s Adventure in 2016. Alex’s Adventures has big plans for the future. Buoyed by recent success, they are supported by a range of bodies including the Brazilian Yunus &Youth Social entrepreneurship fellowship, UCC Ignite Programme and the Argentinean Social Innovation Warehouse it hopes to impact over 500,000 students in the next 5 years.
We're a not for profit cooperative in Galway City. We take bikes sent for scrap to waste amenities and repair them for sale, while teaching cycle mechanic skills to our trainees. We also do repairs & services on bikes and run regular DIY workshops where you can learn to fix your own bike from our volunteer mechanics.
We at the Ballina Costume Company pride ourselves in providing a unique service, with costumes designed and made in-house, many of which are original. We source only the finest materials to create our costumes.
The company became a Limited Company in 2002, originally providing exclusive garments for historical events, and since then has expanded into producing costumes suitable for drama, musicals, school productions, festivals, medieval banquets, weddings, Viennese Ball, murder mysteries, Christmas, Halloween or a themed party. We provide a range of costumes to fit all sizes.
You will be guaranteed the very best in customer service provided by our friendly and knowledgeable staff, which have a wealth of experience with musicals, amateur dramatic productions, plays and historical events. They will be pleased to help you choose suitable costumes for your event.
Corporate clients, organisations, groups and individuals are all very welcome and can avail of our standard or deluxe range of costumes when organizing an event.
As can be appreciated, our website carries only a popular selection of our total stock, and enquiries about our full range will be dealt with as quickly as possible by our staff.
BÍ URBAN IS A STUDIO FOR SOCIAL CREATIVITY IN DUBLIN’S NORTHWEST INNER CITY.
Located in the heart of Stoneybatter, Bí URBAN is a nature-based social enterprise designed to connect nature, people and place. Our mission is to promote health & well-being through re-partnering with nature in the urban environment.
Everything we do feeds into our core project, the Lifeline, the creation of a greenway that would connect the Botanic Gardens with the Liffey, improve the quality of life for local communities and act as a catalyst for a new Green Economy in Dublin’s Northwest Inner City.
Boomerang Recycling is a new social enterprise recycling project based in Ballyvolane, Cork that deconstructs post-consumer mattresses in order to divert for re-use and/or recycling.
The main aim of the project is to encourage the diversion of bulky goods from landfill and dispose of them in an environmentally friendly manner. Boomerang provides local employment for a Project Manager and for a minimum of 6 TUS Scheme Workers.
Boomerang also provides for the up-skilling and training of its employees, while researching means to re-use and recycle fabrics.
Bounce Back Recycling (BBR) was established in 2017 in Galway to create a viable solution for problematic bulky goods. BBR is a recycling company whose aim is to divert as much mattresses & furniture away from landfill as possible. We provide a quality service for companies, councils & householders to recycle their unwanted waste rather than send it to landfill. We already work with a number of local authorities, householders and many retail outlets to improve the recycling rates across the country.
Award-winning Celtic Gardens and Visitors Centre.
Brigit's Garden takes you on a magical journey into the heart of Celtic heritage and mythology, making it one of the truly outstanding places to visit in the West of Ireland. The award-winning Celtic Gardens are widely regarded as one of the most spectacular in Ireland, set within 11 acres of native woodland & wildflower meadows. In addition to the Celtic Gardens visitors can enjoy the nature trail, an ancient ring fort (fairy fort), thatched roundhouse and crannog, and the calendar sundial, the largest in Ireland.
Brigit’s Garden is very family-friendly with a kids’ discovery trail, a natural playground and lots of opportunity to explore.
Our Visitor Centre houses the Garden Café with excellent fresh food, the colourful Gift Shop and a function room.Kids Garden Galway
Brigit’s Garden offers a fully professional service to tour groups and community groups with guided tours of the Celtic Gardens, add-on workshops, group catering and bespoke programmes.
We offer a full calendar of family-friendly special events throughout the year, from Brigit’s Day celebrations to an alternative Santa experience.
Brigit's Garden is a Discover Science Centre and a popular destination for primary schools, with exciting programmes linked to nature and heritage.
Our high-standard facilities and tranquil surroundings make Brigit's Garden the ideal venue with a difference for weddings, meetings and special events.