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Pictured at a National School in Waterford City is Founder of GIY Michael Kelly with senior infants as they received their GIY GROW At School pack which will enable them to learn about and to grow food at school this spring. 124 schools across the country are in receipt of their packs primary schools nationwide can now register for the 2023/ 24 programme at GIY.IE Photo; Mary Browne GIY launch the ‘GROW At School’ Food Education programme and calls for funding support.

GIY aim to deliver the ‘GROW At School’ programme at primary schools across Munster

GIY calling on Munster Businesses to Back €1 million ambition for children to GROW At School The not-for-profit social enterprise Grow It Yourself (GIY) is aiming to raise €1 million in order to deliver the food education and mental health...
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Irish Asparagus

By Caroline Hennessy Growing up during the 1980s in small town Ireland, asparagus was something I only ever read about. Its name was exotic: the elegantly elongated as-par-a-gus being a far cry from the everyday solidity of carrots, turnips and...
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Ireland’s seafood economy worth €1.3 billion in 2022, despite volatile year

Tuesday, April 18, 2023: The value of the Irish seafood economy increased to €1.3 billion in GDP terms last year, an increase of 4% compared to 2021. This was largely driven by an increase in domestic consumption of seafood in...
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RTÉ TV series ‘Food Matters’ visits West Cork, Waterford, Dublin, Kildare & Kilkenny

The new six-part documentary RTÉ TV series ‘Food Matters’ presented by GIY Founder Mick Kelly airing on RTÉ One each Wednesday ev The series uncovers Ireland’s food sustainability and how the food system is a major contributor to the climate...
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This is Irish Food – Irish Food Writers’ Guild – IFWG Food Awards 2023

By Caroline Hennessy Irish food has moved a long way from bacon and cabbage, boxty and soda bread. At the recent Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards – full disclaimer: I’m the chair of the Guild – we celebrated eight...

RTÉ One’s new series FOOD MATTERS

In new ‘FOOD MATTERS’ series on RTE One GIY founder Michael Kelly explores Ireland’s food sustainability as he visits Cork, Westmeath and Kildare
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Reality Bites - Market Values

It might be controversial to think any good came from COVID, but our relationship to food was brought into sharp focus during the pandemic.
Restaurants Association of Ireland welcomes the extension of the 9% Hospitality VAT Rate for the next 6 months

Extension of the 9 percent Hospitality VAT Rate for the next 6 months

Restaurants Association of Ireland welcomes Extension of the 9 Percent Hospitality VAT Rate for the next 6 months
Tesco Ireland has launched its latest community initiative that will see four community projects share €100,000 in funding from the special 25 Years Community Fund. Pictured are Business in the Community CEO, Tomás Sercovich, Tesco Ireland Communications Director, Rosemary Garth, Community Foundation CEO, Denise Charlton and Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Neale Richmond to launch the new community initiative designed to help groups to realise a once-off special project from start to finish.

Tesco is calling on local organisations from Cork to apply to be in chance to win €25,000

With over 84 entries from munster for the 25 years community fund already, Tesco is calling on local organisations from cork to apply to be in chance to win €25,000
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Primary Schools can learn how to grow food at school

Minister Heather Humphreys helps launch SuperValu & GIY ‘Let’s GROW’ initiative for 50,000 primary school children