Useful Contacts and Links
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Teagasc Organic Specialists
Dan Clavin, Teagasc, Mellows Dev Centre, Athenry, Co. Galway
Elaine Leavy, Teagasc, Grange, Dunsany, Co. Meath
Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, Organic Unit, Johnstown Castle Est, Co. Wexford
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 053-9163400
Organic Certification Bodies
IOFGA (Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association), 16A Inish Carraig, Golden Island, Athlone.
Tel: 090 6433680 Email: email@example.com Web: www.iofga.org
Organic Trust, 2 Vernon Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin3.
Tel: 01 8530271 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.organictrust.ie
BDA Certification - Organic and Demeter, The Painswick Inn Project,
Gloucester, Glouscetershire, GLS 1QG, United Kingdom
Tel: 00 44 1453 766296 Email: email@example.com Web: www.biodynamic.org.uk
Institute of Marketecology (Aquaculture only), Lisnanagh, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford
Tel: 087 2517291 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.imo.ch
Global Trust Certificate Ltd. (Aquaculture only), 3rd Floor, Block 3, Quayside Business Park, Mill Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Tel: 042 9320912 Email: email@example.com Web: www.gtcert.com
Further Organic Training
An tIonad Glas/The Organic College
Dromcollogher, Co. Limerick
The College was founded in 1991 and runs nationally certified, Full-time and Part-time Courses in Organic Horticulture in Ireland. We also run a range of short courses, including weekend seminars, tours, workshops and night classes.
Tel: 063 83604 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.organiccollege.com
National Organic Training Skillnet
The Enterprise Centre, Hill Road, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
The NOTS training programme is available to farmers, growers, processors, food businesses, and consultants working in the organic food sector.
Tel: 071 9640688 Email: email@example.com Web: www.nots.ie
Irish Seed Savers Association
Capparoe, Scariff, Co. Clare
The ISSA offer a range of courses on seed saving, organic & bio-dynamic growing aimed at the public.
Tel: 061 921866 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.irishseedsavers.ie
The Ninch, Laytown, Co. Meath,
Sonairte is an interactive visitor centre promoting ecological awareness and sustainable living.
They occasionally run courses in organic production.
Tel: 041 982 7572 Email: email@example.com Web: www.sonairte.ie