Fourteen projects from around the country were selected from an impressive 166 applications. Find out more about the projects below.
A series of-farm based creative events, Field Exchange will support farmers to implement agricultural practices that combat climate change both in and above the soil in Tipperary.
Repair Acts Ireland is a 16-month pilot project that will highlight the care, repair and reuse of objects in Westmeath.
For Corca Dhuibhne Inbhuanaithe 2030, an artist will work with traditional farmers and the Dingle Creativity Hub to highlight why diversification from current farming practices is necessary.
Worker’s Villages will see The Irish Architecture Foundation work with residents of three Bord na Móna villages in the Midlands regarding the changing future for locals and will reimagine a more sustainable future for their communities.
ACT Waterford is county-wide project that will work with five communities to promote energy saving, wildlife diversification, increased use of public transport, the development of carbon sinks and challenge current consumption habits.
Part of a community engagement project that will radically reimagine the town’s energy supply, The Callan Energy Store – a pop-up energy store in the heart of Callan, Kilkenny – is an initiative led by Asylum Theatre and Loosysmokes.
Working in Irish, Baint an Aeir/Hope it Rains will see artists and the community co-create renewable energy-generating public artworks in Connemara. These works will power local services and draw attention to energy consumption/reduction.
"This initiative supports creative, cultural and artistic projects that build awareness around climate change and empower citizens to make meaningful behavioural changes"