Cooperative Commonwealth Connections in Ireland

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Compiled by Kevin Flanagan, 2018:

  • Davie Phillips, Cloughjordan Ecovillage, has being doing great work these past few years promoting commons and cooperative alternatives. His email is [email protected]
  • Peter Doran in Queens has been an active promoter of the Commons approaches [email protected]
  • Brendan Murtagh from Queens also gave an excellent presentation in Maynooth on the potential for solidarity economics in Belfast. [email protected]

https://independent.academia.edu/AnthonyMcCann

  • Martina Finn here in Galway has been organising events on Cooperative and Commons alternatives for a number of years. [email protected]
  • Orla Donovan in UCC has organised two three important gatherings the 'Thinkery' that brought people like Gustavo Esteva, Silvia Federici, George Caffentzis and last years thinkery on the water commons.

http://www.feasta.org/2017/06/27/water-commons-thinkery-report/ [email protected]

  • The Thinkery was co-organised with Mark Garavan of Feasta ([email protected]) and Patrick Bresnihan [email protected] I consider Patrick one of the best scholars and writers on the subject of the commons in the country.
  • Rachel O Dwyer is also an expert on digital commons currently with a strong focus on blockchain technology. [email protected]

Colm is from Dublin but based in Cambridge. [email protected]

  • Sam Toland is based in Dublin and is an advocate of platform cooperatives and a member of social.coop a cooperative social network and alternative to twitter. I'm also a member. I think he is from Belfast.

https://twitter.com/samtoland [email protected] He is on the board of this cooperative streaming service https://resonate.is/

  • Aine Treanor and Jacinta Fay two activists and community development workers here in Galway who are working on plans to start a coop.

[email protected] [email protected]

  • Gabriella Avram is based in University of Limerick and is doing research on platform coops she was also involved in the fab lab there.

[email protected]