Thousands of Local People Benefit from M&S Northern Ireland Community Projects

TV’s Sewing Bees have it all sewn up as they help premature babies. M&S kickstarted ‘Make It Matter Day’ in Belfast by supporting The Prenatal Trust / Regional Neonatal Unit at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. Staff at the M&S Belfast store, with the help of two expert seamstresses and ex-contestants of the BBC’s Great British … Continue reading Thousands of Local People Benefit from M&S Northern Ireland Community Projects

The Impact of Homelessness on Women’s Health

On the eve of the National Day of Action against Homelessness and the Housing Crisis (7th April 2018), the National Women’s Council of Ireland has launched a paper documenting the impact of homelessness on women’s health. The paper outlines key recommendations both to address the housing crisis and to support women who are currently homeless. … Continue reading The Impact of Homelessness on Women’s Health

Loneliness a ‘public health epidemic’, NI GP group says

The Royal College of General Practitioners Northern Ireland said that between one and five people are attending GP practices each day mainly because they are lonely. File image: iStock Loneliness has become “a public health epidemic” in Northern Ireland, a doctors’ group has said. The Royal College of General Practitioners Northern Ireland said that between … Continue reading Loneliness a ‘public health epidemic’, NI GP group says

Activelink, The online network for Irish non-profit organisations

Activelink is the premier online network for Irish community and non-profit organisations and those interested in this sector. We provide information on jobs, tenders, volunteering, events, fundraising, training, publications and funding in these sectors. This website is updated daily and filtered into 2 weekly newsletter bulletins: Activelink (jobs and volunteering) and Community Exchange (training and … Continue reading Activelink, The online network for Irish non-profit organisations

Community development leadership training program – Community Action Network (Ireland)

Community Action Network CAN is dedicated to creating a more equal, just society that has the well-being of citizens at its heart. Through a range of community development activities, we work with people to assert their rights to participate fully as subjects of their own lives, to have their voices heard and to have their … Continue reading Community development leadership training program – Community Action Network (Ireland)

Minister McHugh Announces 10 year plan for €178 million investment package on the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands as part of Project Ireland

Donegal TD Joe McHugh, Minister of State for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, today announced details of the €178 million investment programme for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands under the Government’s Project Ireland 2040 plan. The long-term funding package will run over 10 years and includes investment for Údarás … Continue reading Minister McHugh Announces 10 year plan for €178 million investment package on the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands as part of Project Ireland

Minister McHugh urges local communities to pitch for grant funding under €15M regeneration scheme for rural towns and villages

Donegal TD Joe McHugh has urged local community groups and businesses in towns and villages up and down the country to start making their pitch for regeneration grants under the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Mr McHugh, Government Chief Whip and Minister for the Irish language, Gaeltacht and the Islands, said: “There is €15 … Continue reading Minister McHugh urges local communities to pitch for grant funding under €15M regeneration scheme for rural towns and villages