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How to feed the world? Let the ‘Lumper’ speak!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

A response to articles in The Irish Times by Conor Pope Saturday, March 2, 2013 and Frank McNally,  March 15 , 2013 Judging from Irish Times coverage alone,…

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Sourcing non-gm naturally blight resistant SPUDS in 2013

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Many people are asking us where they can buy blight resistant potato seed this year. These potatoes are readily available off the shelf from many retailers including: The…

The Lifeline Project – A Film by Gregory Dunn

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

On the 8th of April 1961, the last steam train ran the mile-long stretch of what once was the Great Midland and Western Railway to Liffey Junction from…

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Poverty below the Highline

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

An article by Saraha Mirbabaee from Polis – A collaborative blog about cities Of all the factors that contribute to urban livability — including public health, education and…

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the Lifeline Project – DIT 4th year Architecture 2010

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

An investigation of uses for the disused Broadstone to Broombridge railway cutting in Dublin, Ireland in collaboration with Kaethe Burt-O’Dea of desireland as part of the Dublin Institute…

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What to grow?

Friday, February 22, 2013

The Sitric Compost Garden is probably the smallest Community garden in Dublin. Over the years we have experimented with growing many different things in our confined, but highly visible…

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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…

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SPUDS presents: Potato days – March 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

We will be joining Dermot Carey and David Langford of the Lissadell/Langford Potato Collection at two events in March to present the preliminary results from SPUDS 2012 research…

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The Sitric Compost Bootcamp Series – Spring 2013

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Yesterday’s Irish Times reported on our monthly compost bootcamps. “It’s hard to imagine so much energy and imagination crammed into one little corner of Dublin, but from little…

SPUDS Interview with Kaethe Burt O’Dea

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Kaethe Burt-O’Dea was recently interviewed at Garden Organics Potato Day on growing the naturally bred Sarpo blight resistant potato varieties as a response to the Irish government’s decision…