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Location, location, location..

Picnic in the Park Street Feast, Galway, 2016. Photo by Cathy Gathely

Wondering where to hold your Street Feast this year?A Street Feast can be anything from a few neighbours getting together in a front garden to a full-blown community street party. You can hold it anywhere with the relevant permissions. With

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FREE PARTY PACKS – Everything you need to kickstart your feast!

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REGISTRATIONS FOR STREET FEAST 2017 PARTY PACKS HAVE NOW CLOSED. REGISTRATIONS FOR STREET FEAST EVENTS WILL CLOSE FRIDAY, 9TH JUNE 2017. With festive season fast approaching, Street Feast 2017 is just around the corner. The Street Feast team have been

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Street Feasts for Ramadan – A Night to Remember

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Ramadan is a special time for the Islamic religion worldwide. And as Street Feast falls right in the middle, we wanted to show how you could consider those in your community who may be observing it. Ramadan is a time

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A Street Feast Guide to Insurance

With Street Feast 2017 just around the corner, it’s getting down to the nitty gritty and the time has come to think about “adulting” kinda things like insurance and whatnot. Some councils may require you take out Public Liability Insurance, usually as

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Cheers to Volunteers!

Photo by Paula Geraghty

It’s National Volunteer Week and we think it’s the perfect time to shed some light and show some love for Ireland’s volunteer community! National Volunteer Week, May 15th – 21st, is an annual celebration acknowledging the generous voluntary contributions being made throughout Ireland.

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Street Feast 2017, join the social revival!

Photos by Joleen Cronin, Ruth Medjber and the Street Feast team.

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

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Act local and think global – Let’s get growing friends!

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‘Act local and think global’ is the motto Environmental Conservationist from Dublin, Aaron Jewell, lives by. Using Permaculture design to work with nature and not against it, he’s worked on projects in Australia, Malaysia, Spain, and Portugal. Back in Dublin now, he’s excited at the opportunities for Irish communities

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Bunting – the perfect crafternoon!

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Do you have some old curtains, scraps of material or irreparable clothing lying around? Well put the kettle on, clear the table and get your creative juices flowing! Bunting is the perfect way to recycle your fabric while livening up your

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Free insurance for Kilkenny Street Feasters

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Thanks to the stand-up folk at Kilkenny Public Participation Network (PPN) and Kilkenny County Council, Street Feasters have the opportunity to receive free public liability insurance. This is especially great if you plan on holding your feast in a public

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Champions of change – we need you!

One of our amazing Street Feast teams!

Passionate about community? Keen to be part of a national event? Then we’d love you to join the team! Street Feast is Ireland’s annual nationwide day of street parties and community celebrations held on Sunday 11th June, 2017. We are looking for County Champions

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Street Feast 2017 registrations OPEN!!

Fellow Street Feaster's enjoying each other's company in The Liberties, Dublin for Street Feast 2016

We are very excited to announce registrations for Street Feast 2017 are NOW OPEN! Register online to get your free pack. Supported by Mr. Michael D. Higgins, the President of Ireland, 120,000 people nationwide took part in Street Feast last year.

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Street Feast 2017 – Save the date!

Save the date! Street Feast 2017 takes place on Sunday 11th June! Registrations for your party packs will kick off in the spring.

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Street Feast Photo Winners of The Happy Pear cookbook

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It wasn’t easy! We’ve been overwhelmed by the thousands of incredible photos that have been sent to us over the past few days. They’ve honestly left us humbled and proud to be part of the Street Feast event with all

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Centenary Street Feast 2016 – A round up!

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We are absolutely delighted to confirm that thousands of people today took part in Centenary Street Feast parties throughout the country – the largest number of Street Feasts on record! On the last count over 1,200 parties took place involving over 120,000

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Win prizes by taking a group photo of your Street Feast

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With 1,200 Centenary Street Feasts taking place across the country, it’s a great opportunity to see the magic, colour and diversity of every feast! We want to see how your feast turned out, whatever size and shape it turned out

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Street Feast is a day of local lunches across Ireland on 11th June, 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.