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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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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



By |2018-10-30T16:38:30+00:00October 30th, 2018|Events|

The ACORN CLUB will host EUROVISION SPECIAL SHOW in St. Lachtain’s Church, Freshford on Thursday 15th November 2018 with a host of stars including Niamh Kavanagh - Paul Harrington - Charlie McGettigan, with guests Kate Cullen, Lorraine Maher and The Deirdre Maher School of Dancing performing a tribute to Riverdance. Accompanying will be an 11 piece concert Orchestra and Chorus.  The compare for the evening will be Mary Kennedy (RTE’s Nationwide programme). Musical direction will be provided by Ollie Hennessy (RTE Rose of Tralee).     Eurovision - click this link to see [...]


Newpark Close FRC – EVENTS

By |2018-10-30T14:43:53+00:00October 30th, 2018|Events|

NEWPARK CLOSE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE – details of events happening there. - PARENT + TODDLER GROUP – Tuesday mornings – 10am to 12noon  NCFRC Parent Toddler Group - Click here for more details - SAFETY TRAINING - ONE DAY COURSE   Click here for more details on Safety Training Includes: -  Safe plan of Action; Safe Operation of Horticultural Tools and Equipment; Chemical Spraying - MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING - ONE DAY COURSE     Click here to view Manual Handling course details Certification valid for 3 years - Group Discount available For further [...]

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