Movement for Good Awards 2021

We are delighted to share the good news that Common Ground is one of the winners of the Ecclesiastical Movement for Good Awards. This award comes at a perfect time as we move gradually out of this difficult period impacted by Covid 19. This award will help us support and empower local people to create greener neighbourhoods through creative greening initiatives and build on the recommendations from the collaborative action research project ‘Mapping Green Dublin’.

David Lane, Ecclesiastical Ireland, Ger Nolan, Common Ground, Siobhan Geoghegan, Common Ground, Rita Fagan, Common Ground board member


HOME – Pat Curran

Pat Curran’s ‘HOME’ opens Thursday, 23rd of September, 6pm – 8pm in Pallas Projects/Studios. This is Pat’s first solo show and Pallas Projects eighth exhibition of their 2020/21 Artist-Initiated Projects programme. You can book through Eventbrite.

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Culture Night at studio 468

On Friday September 17th studio 468 will open to the public for Culture Night 2021 from 5.30pm to 9.30pm.

Artist in residence, Kate O’Shea invites the public to respond to questions about housing and rapid development across Dublin 8 in studio 468. Half Way to Falling is a collection of collaborative printworks, sculptural works, film, and responses by The Just City Collective, formed online in March 2020.

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Networks of Solidarity – On The Airwaves

On The Airwaves is the final talk in a series of four online talks co-organised by artist/organiser Kate O’Shea and writer/researcher Enya Moore from the Just City Collective. It will take place on Tuesday 27th July at 10 – 11.30AM Dublin (IST), 7 – 8.30PM Sydney (AEST). Booking is through Eventbrite.

Alternative media is an important mode of communication for building communities and social movements.  Fionnuala O’ Connell will facilitate guest speakers Huna Amweero, Ainle Ó Cairealláin, Raphael Olympio, and Dr. Krini Kafiris to discuss the opportunities afforded by the spoken word. This event will share insights to radical broadcasting and community radio on Addison Road in Marrickville (Sydney), the history of occupied radio in Athens (Greece) and podcasting and spoken word from Cork (Ireland).

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Networks of Solidarity – Through Our Stories

Through Our Stories is the third of a series of four online talks co-organised by artist/organiser Kate O’Shea and writer/researcher Enya Moore from the Just City Collective. It will take place on Tuesday 6th July at 10 – 11.30AM Dublin (IST), 7 – 8.30PM Sydney (AEST). Booking is through Eventbrite.

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