Rural Development

UCC Cheese Science & Technology Course

      The following course which will be held on 4 – 6 December 2013 may be of interest to you or your contacts: Course Details Introduction This intensive three-day course will provide participants with knowledge of the principles … 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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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 participants help restore Trinity Well to former glory

 Trinity Well is set over looking the magnificent harbour of Kinsale near Charles Fort in west Cork.  Close to the site once stood Holy Trinity Church (which served the parish of Ringcurran) and also Barry Og Castle (which was taken by Cromwellian … Continue reading

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RSS assist with Fastnet Short Film Festival

RSS participants help bring lights, camera and action to the Mizen.  Here are Jack Murphy, Pierse O Driscoll and Thomas Roycroft erecting army tents in Schull for the film festival crew.  

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The Coca‑Cola Thank You Fund 2013

The Coca-Cola Thank You Fund 2013 is awarding €125,000 to not-for-profit voluntary and charitable organisations operating within communities throughout the island of Ireland. In 2013, Coca-Cola are looking for organisations that wish to develop a new innovative project or initiative that … Continue reading

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West Cork Protest at Dail Eireann, June 18th

WEST CORK COMMUNITIES ALLIANCE – JUNE 18TH PROTEST TO DÁIL EIREANN As you probably already know the West Cork Community Alliance will be taking a protest to the gates of Dáil Eireann on Tuesday the 18th of June. The protest … Continue reading

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Public Meeting Notice: A Plan for ‘Fishing Dependent Communities’

Development of a Plan for ‘Fishing Dependent Communities’ in Counties Cork and Kerry An Information and Ideas Meetings Will be Held in County Cork at the Following Venues 20th June Clonakilty  Fernhill Hotel   8.00pm 21st June Skibereen – West Cork … Continue reading

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LEADER Budget for West Cork Cut by €2.4million

PRESS RELEASE West Cork, 27 May, 2013: After close of business on Monday May, 20th the West Cork Development Partnership was informed via email by Minister Hogan’s Department of Environment, Community and Local Government that the LEADER programme budget for … Continue reading

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