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The Power of Food

As Street Feast falls on Ramadan this year, we are reminded of the special power food has to bridge gaps, break down barriers and bring people together. Food, and the preparation of it, is something that enables us to come together

Posted in Community Building, Healthy Communities, Ideas & Preparations

30 Ways to be More Neighbourly

Neighbours, and our relationships with them, form the foundations for further community building and, in times of crisis, are the connections that hold communities together. Good neighbours can become great friends, and, in some cases, family. So why not be a

Posted in Community Building, Healthy Communities

Making Happier Communities

Mark Williamson is the Director of Action for Happiness, a movement of people committed to building a happier society by making positive changes in their personal, home, work and community life. He poses the big question, what really makes life happy

Posted in Community Building, Healthy Communities

Crafting Community

Socialising is fun and easy when you craft. It is the perfect mix of meditative (very meticulous magazine clipping), creative (now, where to put all those pictures of puppies I’ve cut out?), and conversational (which nut, if you could be any nut,

Posted in Community Building, Decor, Healthy Communities, Ideas & Preparations

Street Feast 2017, join the social revival!

The sun is shining, flowers spilling onto the footpath and the smell of barbeque is wafting along the light Summer breeze. Friends, it’s that time of year again. Get your hats on and the tongs out because Thursday, 11th May, marks ONE

Posted in Community Building, News

Street Feast is a day of local lunches across Ireland hosted by you and your neighbours. They can be anywhere really - out on the street, in a local park or in your front garden.

There are lots of good reasons to have a Street Feast, but it's really just a great excuse to eat great food, celebrate your local community and meet new people who live near you.