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Fancy making a film?

Towards Confident Film Making Learn to make great movies with nothing to hold you back!   A 40 hour programme to develop confidence in young film makers in acting, writing, and directing   Cork Young Filmmakers with Cork Film Centre are delighted to offer 12 places to young people on the 2014 ‘Towards Confident Film Making’, a 40 hour film making programme designed to build confidence in aspiring young filmmakers age 15-21.   Is this For You? Do you feel like you have great ideas, would love to follow them through but feel that something is holding you back? Towards Confident Film Making is for young people passionate about film-making, who want to develop their skills and confidence in the areas of writing, story-telling, directing and acting.   What’s on this workshop? Towards Confident Film Making is led by film director, Jane Lee. A number of other professional filmmakers will be providing training, guidance and mentoring throughout the whole programme. The first four days will focus on drama games and film exercises to unleash creativity and build up skills in acting, directing and crafting a story. In the second week we will put these skills to use in exploring themes,

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Cork County Council Amenity Grants

Cork County Council Amenity Grants The general purpose of Cork County Council’s Amenity Grants Scheme is aid and encourage works and public amenity schemes for the benefit of residents in the three County health districts of Cork. The works that qualify for consideration for amenity grant schemes include the provision or improvement of amenities and the provision of community facilities.   South Cork Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded at:   Amenity Grant Guidelines 2014 Amenity Grant Application Form 2014   or by phoning:   021 4285315 or 021 4285157   Queries in relation to infrastructural projects: Phone: 021 4285315 or 021 4285157   Queries in relation to Community Contracts: Phone: 021 4285298   Amenity Grant Scheme: The aim of this Scheme is to support groups who wish to build/improve facilities and or the purchase of equipment that will have a minimum lifetime of 5 years costing under €20,000.   The types of projects that would be eligible for funding under this scheme are:-   Tidy Town projects Improving amenities/purchase of equipment   Who may apply Community groups and local organisations within County Cork may apply.  Proposals from individuals will not qualify.   Deadline 4.00 pm on Friday, 26th

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Some Notes for you

Prime Time is airing a programme on Local Government and Its Effectiveness on Tuesday the 13th of May. If you would like to attend, call Aisling on (01) 2083494 or email to reserve your audience seats. Also if you would like to submit a comment you can email Communities Creating Jobs (CCJ) is a movement of ordinary people based throughout Ireland who wish to do something positive and innovative on a voluntary basis to address the twin issues of unemployment and involuntary emigration. Here is their latest newsletter:   CCJ SpringNewsletter. As part of National Volunteering Week (12th – 18th May) celebrations, Cork Volunteer Centre will be visiting Douglas to promote volunteering to individuals and non-profit organisations locally. This is a chance for Cork Volunteer Centre staff and volunteers to meet with people who may not otherwise be in a position to access the service in person or through the internet. Cork Volunteer Centre events in Douglas are scheduled as follows:- ·       Volunteer:Cork exhibition in Douglas Library throughout the week ·       Outreach Event: Douglas Library Tuesday 13th May 2pm – 5pm ·       Outreach Event: Douglas Library Wednesday 14th May 2pm – 5pm ·       Outreach Event: Douglas Library Friday 16th May 10am

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MPS Awareness Day Coffee Morning

National Spring Clean

A huge thank you to the members of Foroige in Inch who turned out in great numbers for the National Spring Clean this evening. Here they are at the start of their efforts…

Interested in Planning for a Community’s Future?

SECAD now invites community members, businesses and those interested in planning for their community’s future to participate in training in Youghal  (to include Killeagh, Castlemartyr, Ballymacoda, Ballycotton, Garryvoe, Shanagarry etc) This training will be on Tuesday 22nd April, in the Walter Raleigh Hotel, Youghal. From  6.30 – 9pm   How to book a place To attend this FREE training, please sign up on 7th April or alternatively email Nuala on or phone 021 4613432, with your name, contact details (phone number or email) indicating which session you wish to attend.  Please feel free to contact Nuala with any queries at any stage. Please sign the petition to support the work of local development companies going forward. Click on the link below:  

Fire Safety In The Home

Killegh – Inch Community Council will host a talk on “Fire Safety In The Home” The talk will be on Thursday 24th April in Killeagh Hall at 8 PM The talk will be presented by members of Youghal Fire Brigade.  All are welcome and tea & biscuits will be served. Admission is free.

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning

We are holding a coffee morning for Daffodil Day at O’Mahony’s Bar in Killeagh. The coffee morning will be on Friday 28th March from 10.30 to 12.30.  Extra bits of baking are always welcome, and there will be some spot prizes going! Come along and support this great cause! For more information on the Irish Cancer Society and Daffodil Day, click here.

Workshop on Governance for Voluntary Groups.

A Workshop on Governance for voluntary groups. Monday, April 7, 2014 from 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM The need for good governance to protect organisations’ reputations and funding has been clearly demonstrated during the recent debate on the CRC. To assist local community, voluntary and charity groups come to a greater awareness of the challenges of good governance we in Cork County Federation Muintir na Tire in conjunction with SECAD are hosting a workshop which will be held in South and East Cork Area Development (SECAD) Enterprise Centre, Knockgriffin, Midleton on Monday April 7th at 7.30 pm.   There is no charge for attending. Places are Limited so Booking is essential. The Governance Code is a standard created by the voluntary sector, for the sector, and is available free to any group which wishes to use it. Full information is available It sets out, through a checklist, the range of questions any organisation should satisfy themselves about in order to have confidence in their systems and structures, policies and procedures so that that they can say they are a well-run group. While the Code’s Working Group, which created and guides the Code, believes that the overwhelmingly majority of not-for-profit organisations are well overseen and directed by

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Support for Local Funding Agencies

Hi All. Our community has benefited greatly from the support of SECAD.  They provided much of the funding for our playground, for the publication of the book on the History of Killeagh, and they have supported many other projects locally. Current reforms for local government could endanger the support that SECAD is able to give communities like ourselves.  Take a moment to read the document below, and then please sign the petition in the second link. Many thanks. What do Local Government Reforms mean

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