hello from south west ireland

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hello from south west ireland

Post: #285929 maple
Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:55 pm

Hi, I have just found this forum and it looks very interesting and imformative ...i am about to move to west cork to a property that has been empty for 30 years, need i say it, it needs everything doing :lol: at the moment it is completely off grid, so i hope to ask questions on solar etc. have always grown organic and love permaculture, so many good ideas ! :cheers:

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285930 Green Aura
Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:24 pm

Hi maple, welcome to Ish. :wave:
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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285931 benner
Wed Nov 25, 2015 11:05 pm

hello :wave:
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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285934 ina
Thu Nov 26, 2015 7:40 am

Welcome to the country of ISH... :)
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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285938 Odsox
Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:47 am

Welcome to my part of the world :wave:
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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285941 doofaloofa
Thu Nov 26, 2015 3:25 pm

Hi

I'm also in Tony's part of the world
ina wrote: die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285944 diggernotdreamer
Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:27 pm

Hello and Welcome from North West Ireland. ~Are you quite sure about this, have you seen the sorts that live there (Tony Excepted)

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285950 maple
Thu Nov 26, 2015 5:40 pm

thanks for the welcome, delighted to see other irish based people here ...north west and south west ! anyone here off the grid ? i have just set up a small solar panel, but it's not enough, budget permitting next year i hope to expand!

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285951 doofaloofa
Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:07 pm

diggernotdreamer wrote:Hello and Welcome from North West Ireland. ~Are you quite sure about this, have you seen the sorts that live there (Tony Excepted)


Why I oughta!
ina wrote: die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285955 maple
Fri Nov 27, 2015 10:13 am

ooh! must watch out on the west cork streets ! any selfsuff/permaculture groups down this part of the world ? always good to knock heads with like minded people

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285957 doofaloofa
Fri Nov 27, 2015 11:35 am

There are all your GIY groups, some community garden groups, allotments, and a Meitheal

Which town will be your local?

I'm Drimoleague area

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285958 doofaloofa
Fri Nov 27, 2015 11:39 am

I subscribe to the West Cork Gossip news group

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/westcorkgossip/info
ina wrote: die dümmsten Bauern haben die dicksten Kartoffeln

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285959 maple
Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:48 pm

thanks doofaloofa, i am in the sticks but i suppose ballydehob isn't far away, u have lots of local groups! if u can steer me to the closest i would appreciate it!
gossip in west cork, never! been away too long!

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285961 diggernotdreamer
Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:21 pm

If you see a mad buck with a wild expression clutching a pink shovel, run for the hills

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Re: hello from south west ireland

Post: #285962 doofaloofa
Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:26 pm

IT'S NOT PINK!!!

It's racing red Maple
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