Community Development

Sports Capital Programme – New Online Application Process

Background to SCP The Sports Capital Programme (SCP) is operated by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and provides grants to assist in the development of sports facilities and the provision of sports equipment throughout the country. OSCAR The … Continue reading

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Mid-term Review of the Local Community Development Programme

Mid-term Review of the Local Community Development Programme Project Background In 2011, the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government assumed responsibility for the Local Community Development Programme. CES was asked to conduct a Mid Term Review of the programme … Continue reading

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Anxious wait for additional LEADER funds

A large number of community initiatives and private enterprise projects in West Cork face an anxious wait over the next few weeks to see if additional LEADER project funds will materialise for West Cork.  27 projects throughout the region with … Continue reading

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The Wheel – Cork Open Meeting

Local community and voluntary groups are invited to have their say about key issues like job creation, care services, affordable energy, waste management and the local environment at an open meeting this Friday, 8 November, 9.30am to 1.30pm at the … Continue reading

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ACCESS TO UNIVERSITY COURSE at UL

The University of Limerick wishes to offer eligible candidates the opportunity to come to University through their ACCESS TO UNIVERSITY COURSE.  This course is for you, if: you are under the age of 23 years as of 1st January 2014. you could … Continue reading

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Men’s Shed Meeting in Kinsale this week

There will be a public meeting in the Red Cross building at Church Lane in Kinsale on Wednesday 28th August at 7.30 regarding the setting up of a Men’s Shed in Kinsale.  Anyone interested is more than welcome to attend.  If you … Continue reading

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Public Consultation – National Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development

The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn, T.D. on the 6th of August launched a public consultation on the development of a National Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The development of a National Strategy for ESD is … Continue reading

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St Finbarr’s Pilgrim Walks: 10th – 11th August and 17th – 18th August

The annual Community St Finbarr’s Pilgrim Walk will take place on the weekend of 10th-11th August 2013.  Over the past four years this has been a popular walk with folks from Drimoleague and beyond participating. It is a two day … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise in Ireland: Sectoral Opportunities and Policy Issues

Date: 26 July 2013 Source: Forfás Topics: Enterprise, General This report analyses the current performance and potential of the social enterprise sector in Ireland to contribute to job creation, growth and economic well-being. Forfás and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise … Continue reading

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Tús involvement with the Bealick Mill Heritage Centre.

The Bealick Mill is a multi-storeyed hydro-powered mill situated on the river Laney, close to the N22 in Macroom. The Bealick mill was restored to its former glory in 1993 and was opened as a tourist attraction following the work. … Continue reading

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