The way desireland works…

Friday, February 22, 2013

Desireland works on two levels: The consultancy develops and manages healthcare research programmes for clients. The principles that emerge in the process of this professional work are then…


Lifeline Project Bí & Spirasi Beekeeping For Beginners

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

This special course will bring Refugees & Asylum Seekers together with members the community to explore the basics of Honeybee keeping. Our community based approach to the curriculum…

Urgent call – Equality for All Pollinators!

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The first global assessment of pollinators by the UN Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) urgently calls for global action: EQUALITY for ALL POLLINATORS! Number…


Lifeline Project Bí Newsletter SPRING 2016

Saturday, March 12, 2016

We spent 2014 wondering how best to launch the Lifeline, our ten year ‘ground up’ strategy for greening Dublin’s Northwest City (NWIC). In the end we felt bees,…

Screening of ‘Symphony of the Soil’ and conversation with Director Deborah Koons Garcia

Sunday, September 13, 2015

2015 has been a super busy year for the desireland team. We have had our heads down designing and devising a 10 year strategy for the Lifeline and…


Honouring Turlough Butler O’Bryen – The Bí Tent at St Anne’s Park

Monday, July 20, 2015

“What else can we plant in addition to lavender to attract bees to our garden?” “What are the different varieties of bees in Ireland?” “What is the point of a…


Beautiful Bait Hives? Ask a Bee!

Friday, July 17, 2015

Earlier this year we suggested transforming referendum campaign posters into emergency housing for refugee bees. This certainly is a clever and sustainable way to recycle the many posters…


The Sun Shines and Dublin City Sprays (chemicals)

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Is there an alternative to Round Up? Many countries think there is, including France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Brazil, Mexico and Sri Lanka who have banned or…


Help Bí Build Emergency Habitat for Refugee Bees

Friday, May 22, 2015

Join Bí for a  family workshop promoting the use of waste materials (kitchen cast offs and discarded referendum posters) to create nutrient rich foraging and temporary housing for…



Saturday, May 2, 2015

Help us convert Smithfield wasteland into fertile wildflower meadows, nurturing new foraging material for our valuable Northwest Inner City pollinators. This event is part of Lifeline Project Bí,…


Lifeline Project Bí Bumblebee Monitoring Workshop

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Desireland’s first public Lifeline Project Bí Event will take Place at 1pm on April 2nd at Block T in Smithfield, Dublin 7. The first ever assessment of all…