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Heritage Week 17th – 25th August 2019

By |2019-08-14T14:24:13+01:00August 14th, 2019|Events, News|

Things to Do for Heritage Week in County Kilkenny - 17th – 25th August 2019 The theme of this year's National Heritage Week, which runs from Saturday 17th to Sunday 25th August, is "Pastimes, Past Times". From Callan to Coon, and Gowran to Kells, there are events taking place throughout Kilkenny, and most events are free. Build a round Tower Sketch in the Gallery Dig for archaeology Photograph the City Experience threshing Meet the Gardener Research your family tree Learn to juggle Visit the Barracks Museum Hike a hill Heritage [...]

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Social Justice Ireland Autumn Training Programme for PPNs and Community Groups.

By |2019-07-26T11:15:12+01:00July 26th, 2019|News, Public interest|

Delivering a Literacy Friendly Service The session aims to: * Explain what literacy is, its causes, effects and the extent of literacy issues * Explore how you identify and respond in a sensitive way and deliver a literacy-friendly service * Identify practical strategies to communicate more clearly Learn and apply some practical plain English guidelines in your work * Encourage discussion, participation, and brainstorming of other effective ways to communicate Training will take place from 10am to 1pm, Leitrim, 26th September Athlone, 16th October Louth, 22nd October Dublin, 5th November [...]

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Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older Persons

By |2019-07-16T12:02:23+01:00July 16th, 2019|Grants, News|

Ireland’s population is ageing and more people are living longer. Supporting older people to remain in their own homes and communities, live with dignity and independence and be engaged in their local communities is a core aim of Irish social policy. The Department of Health (DoH) and the Health Service Executive (HSE) recognise that community and voluntary agencies provide a wide range of services to support older people to continue living in their communities and maintain their social connections. These services, which contribute to positive ageing and better overall health, [...]

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Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance Survey

By |2019-07-15T15:18:05+01:00July 15th, 2019|News, Public interest|

Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance want to find out how they can improve services and better meet the needs of communities across Ireland. You can help us by completing this brief survey - it only takes a few minutes to complete. And you could win €250 you for your favourite charity or community group. Clann Credo is asking its community and partners to take an active part in designing its future by participating in a strategic planning process. We commissioned Moondance Business Consultants to research and obtain feedback on [...]

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Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance Survey

By |2019-07-15T15:16:46+01:00July 15th, 2019|News, Public interest|

Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance want to find out how they can improve services and better meet the needs of communities across Ireland. You can help us by completing this brief survey - it only takes a few minutes to complete. And you could win €250 you for your favourite charity or community group. Clann Credo is asking its community and partners to take an active part in designing its future by participating in a strategic planning process. We commissioned Moondance Business Consultants to research and obtain feedback on [...]

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Funding Initiative for United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

By |2019-07-15T13:48:11+01:00July 15th, 2019|Grants, News|

Funding Initiative for United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17 October 2019 - Commemoration Events in Ireland Each year the Department supports small public awareness initiatives to promote awareness of the Day and to support the work of the Irish 17 October Committee in networking with the groups responsible for the various commemorative initiatives and projects nationwide. Please follow the work of the Irish Committee at www.17october.ie to see examples of previous projects. Applications are now being invited [...]

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Taking Care of Business: Free advice and information for businesses in the Midlands

By |2019-07-15T10:37:33+01:00July 15th, 2019|Events, News|

When:  2nd October - 2nd October 2019 Where:  Sheraton Hotel, Gleeson Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath More than 25 State bodies and services will be available to offer free expert advice and information to SMEs, start-ups and entrepreneurs. Taking Care of Business is a free one-stop-shop event taking place on Wednesday, October 2, in the Sheraton Hotel, Gleeson Street, Athlone. The event runs from 8.15am to 1.30pm. Register, free of charge, now at www.takingcareofbusiness.ie. This Government of Ireland initiative is organised by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation in conjunction with the [...]

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