Tipperary Energy Agency has been successful in securing funding as part of the Grundtvig Learning Partnership and is offering eight people the opportunity of an all-expenses paid green trip to Holland in April.
Over the last number of weeks, interested parties were invited to complete our online application form in order to be in with a chance of taking part in the trip. We received a huge response and after much deliberation the lucky eight were chosen.
The successful applicants are;
- Tom Mackey – Tipperary County Council
- Richard Auler – Zero Waste Alliance Ireland / AnTaisce
- Natalie Boyce – Dublin City Council
- Brett Fitzpatrick – Energy Communities Tipperary
- Mary Donnelly – Borrisokane Community Forum
- Barry Mc Carron – South West College
- Shane Mc Brien – South West College
- Clare Cashman – Millennium Family Resource Centre
They will travel, along with Tipperary Energy Agency’s Richard Morton to Holland on April 22nd.
Some of the highlights of the trip will include visits to;
- De Cluft, a social initiative/community centre active since 1977 which plays an important role for both young and old with courses such as flower arranging, painting, pottery, computer training, dancing gymnastics, crafts, etc. www.decluft.nl
- Landgoed Scholtenszathe, an agricultural enterprise where participants will learn about agriculture technology and sustainable energy www.scholtenszathe.nl
- Drenthe College, where participants will take part in a workshop and learn about financing local energy initiatives www.drenthecollege.nl