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…

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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,…

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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…

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We at Bí are both humbled and inspired!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

We at Bí are enormously indebted to the outstanding team of creatives who contributed to the development of our exotic, ethical & local ‘BÍ’ product range, this Christmas,…

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Lifeline Project Bí & the Bait Hive Initiative

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Bait Hives are enticing things. Every summer, as bee hives reach capacity, new swarms have to break away and found new colonies. For beekeepers this is an opportunity. Bait Hives…

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Walking Lifeline Territory with Nathan Hugh-O’Donnell

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

In May, writer Nathan O’Donnell and desireland director Kaethe Burt-O’Dea took a walk through Lifeline territory. Beginning at Broombridge train station and following the route of the Midland Great Western…

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Potatoes with Purpose – The Story of SPUDS

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The SPUDS project is harvesting.  A new short film created by Eavan Aitken and Greg Dunne of Stoneybutter to promote the SPUDS  project, is now online. Potatoes with Purpose: the Story…

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LIFELINE PROJECT + SOAP Arthur Guinness Projects

Monday, August 12, 2013

“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

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

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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