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Music in Kilkenny

By |2018-11-19T13:58:59+00:00November 19th, 2018|Events|

The autumn series of classical music concerts have been announced - to view brochure click on this link   Music in Kilkenny Flyer Autumn 2018.

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16 Days Campaign Opposing Violence against Women

By |2018-11-20T15:40:59+00:00November 19th, 2018|News|

Violence against Women  16 Days campaign against Violence against Women which will take place from November 25th – December 10th.  There will be various awareness raising event co-ordinate by the Carlow Domestic Abuse Network over the course of the campaign.  #Change the Conversation.    For more information  - Click on the links 16 facts 16 days Myth Postcard 1 No Woman ever deserves Abuse    Myth Postcard 4 - She must've known      Myth Postcard 3 - She must've done something to deserve it         Myth Postcard 2 - Domestic Violence is a Private [...]

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The Enterprising Community by Senan Cooke

By |2018-11-13T11:59:11+00:00November 13th, 2018|News|

Recently published book by Senan Cooke  - A Bottom up perspective on the capacity within communities to regenerate. Enterprising Community Flyer - click here to view                Endorsements of Senan's book click this link to view

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Disability Federation of Ireland – Make Way Day

By |2018-11-12T15:06:20+00:00November 12th, 2018|News|

MAKE WAY DAY 2018 – Disability Federation of Ireland – have released Media Coverage follow up report and survey on this day. At a glance, the campaign: Featured on RTE News TV and RTE Radio 1, Morning Ireland with Sean O’Rourke, Reached over one million people on Facebook alone Trended no.1 on Twitter for over 4 hours Featured in 27 Newspaper articles Was spoken about on 18 Regional radio stations Featured in Numerous Online publications, including Joe.ie  - to view Media Coverage - click this link to view survey report

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Department of Children and Youth Affairs’ Network Support Fund

By |2018-11-12T14:57:10+00:00November 12th, 2018|Grants|

New funding available to networks working to improve outcomes for children under the Quality and Capacity Building Initiative (QCBI) Applications are now open for the new Department of Children and Youth Affairs’ Network Support Fund  - for further details https://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/cypp_framework/BetterOutcomesBetterFutureReport.pdf

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Digital Skills for Citizens Scheme

By |2018-11-12T14:48:27+00:00November 12th, 2018|News|

This is an initiative under the Government’s National Digital Strategy, which is funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment, to provide free basic digital skills training for citizens who do not have the confidence or skills to use the internet. Training classes are taking place in every County nationwide with classes advertised locally, times and venues are arranged to meet the needs identified by citizens. Organisations who are interested in receiving training classes can also contact the Grantees to organise group training for up to 10 citizens per class. [...]

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Charities Governance Code

By |2018-11-12T14:28:24+00:00November 12th, 2018|News|

The Charities Regulator launched the Charities Governance Code, which sets the minimum standards, which everyone on the board of a registered charity, should ensure their charity meets in order to effectively manage and control their organisations. It was launched by the Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development Seán Canney, consists of six principles of governance.  These are: advancing charitable purpose; behaving with integrity; leading people; exercising control; working effectively; being accountable and transparent.    To download a copy of the https://www.charitiesregulator.ie/media/1609/charities-governance-code.pdf

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Seminar – Spaces for Change?

By |2018-11-12T14:13:57+00:00November 12th, 2018|Events|

The Practice and Policy of Community Participation in Local Governance in Ireland” is being held in UCC on the 29th November 2018.  All PPN members and others who participated in the research are invited to attend this seminar.  For more information and the link to registration check out    Seminar Spaces for Change? Info + Application details

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‘Be Winter Ready’ 2018-2019 Campaign

By |2018-11-12T14:08:30+00:00November 12th, 2018|News|

The Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD), together with the Office of Emergency Planning (OEP), produced the ‘Be Winter Ready’ leaflet for 2018-2019. Winter readiness is a challenge for individuals and communities across Ireland each year, and the campaign is designed to raise awareness of practical steps to keep safe through the winter months ahead. https://drcd.gov.ie/community/be-winter-ready/ For more information click on these links. Be Winter Ready Booklet 2018       Click here to view Poster

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SEMINAR – SOUTH EAST REGIONAL SEXUAL HEALTH PROMOTION

By |2018-10-31T10:08:01+00:00October 31st, 2018|Events|

SOUTH EAST REGIONAL SEXUAL HEALTH PROMOTION SEMINAR on Wednesday 14th November 2018 Respond Housing Complex,  John’s Hill, Waterford - see links below for further details. Invitation - click here to view           Agenda of Seminar - click to view

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