The Rediscovery Centre is the National Centre for the Circular Economy in Ireland. A creative movement connecting people, ideas and resources to support greener low carbon living.
“We bring together the skills and expertise of artists, scientists, designers and craftspeople united in a common purpose of sustainability. Located in a bespoke
demonstration eco-facility, we support four reuse social enterprises”
Siul Eile is a social enterprise helping communities come together to form walking programs and challenges using the under-utilised local environment in their own community and to develop a sustainable walking culture in their community.
Alex’s Adventure offers a wide range of services to help young people learn about substances and substance misuse.
“We’ve developed the worlds first ‘Build your own ED-Venture’ e-learning programme that’s designed to make teachers lives easier and give students a fun, safe and non judgmental environment to truly learn about drugs and the choices we all make in life.”
Foodshare Kerry provides an invaluable link between producers of surplus food and charities that specialise in combating food poverty.
“We act as a foodbank and supply depot where the produce we collect is stored, sorted, graded and distributed to front line agencies such as the St Vincent de Paul.”
Clarecare is the largest Clare based, not for profit Social Enterprise providing a unique range of support services for people in County Clare.
“More than 50 Years Serving Co. Clare, the initial focus was the provision of services for older persons, but by the end of the 1970s, we had extended into services for children and families as more needs were identified.”
Spraoi agus Spórt is an award-winning social enterprise based in Co. Donegal.
“We provide services and activities for young families, children, young people, and adults that are inclusive of disability and/or autism. We work to address disadvantage, strengthen our community and enhance opportunities in this region.”
Lifford Old Courthouse
Lifford Old Courthouse now operates as an award winning centre, operating under a social enterprise model. This means that all profits are reinvested back into the business in order to create additional employment opportunities in the local area.
With a wide variety of activities, events and user groups, Lifford Old Courthouse truly is a place for the entire community to enjoy and cherish.