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Winners Announced for Green Trip to Holland

lifelong learning programmeTipperary 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;

  1. Tom Mackey – Tipperary County Council
  2. Richard Auler – Zero Waste Alliance Ireland / AnTaisce
  3. Natalie Boyce – Dublin City Council
  4. Brett Fitzpatrick – Energy Communities Tipperary
  5. Mary Donnelly – Borrisokane Community Forum
  6. Barry Mc Carron – South West College
  7. Shane Mc Brien – South West College
  8. 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.
  • Landgoed Scholtenszathe, an agricultural enterprise where participants will learn about agriculture technology and sustainable energy
  • Drenthe College, where participants will take part in a workshop and learn about financing local energy initiatives

To be in with a chance of getting a place on a future green trip, keep up to date by subscribing to our newsletter here, follow us on Twitter @tippenergy or get the updates on our Facebook page.

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