LIFELINE PROJECT + SOAP Arthur Guinness Projects

Monday, August 12, 2013
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“The Lifeline Project challenges our conventional image of the urban commute. It asks us to imagine the Luas BXD traversing a vibrant multifunctional corridor animated by walkers &…

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What do neonicotinoids have in common with GM potatoes?

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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There will be no life as we know it without Bees… We all know that bees are fundamental to our food system as pollinators. Pollinating our crops mechanically…

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Slow Roots Symposium & Grandmother’s Day: Sandbrook House, April 20th & 21st

Monday, April 15, 2013
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How can our Irish food heritage create jobs for this generation? SPUDS.ie is delighted to be part of a two day Slow Food Ireland Festival which will explore…

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

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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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
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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…

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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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SPUDS presents: Potato days – March 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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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
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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…

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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…

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SPUDS 2013 – We need your data!

Friday, February 8, 2013
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As most of you know, SPUDS, the sustainable potatoes united development study, was launched in 2012. This community based action research project gave away naturally blight resistant potato…

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