News from GIY Ireland Mayors Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount this Thursday. Does your non-profit organisation need some short-term help from a team of volunteers for a once-off project? News from Suicide or Survive How Volunteering helps you! You learn a lot. Volunteers learn things like these: Self: Volunteers discover hidden talents that may change your view on your self worth. Government: Through working with local voluntary groups, volunteers learn about the functions and operation of local and national government. Community: Volunteers gain knowledge of local and national resources available to solve community needs.
Please find attached the poster and leaflet for the events The dates and venues are as follows: Monday, 14th September: Sirius Centre, Cobh Tuesday, 15th September: NCBI Cork Office, Barrack Square, Ballincollig Wednesday, 16th September: Macroom-e Enterprise Centre, Macroom Thursday, 17th September: Cumann na Daoine, Youghal Monday, 21st September: Carrigaline Youth Centre Tuesday, 22nd September: Midleton Football Club they will be changing the event slightly this time round and running the event from 9.30 am to 2.00 pm. They will keep the same format for the first part of the morning but from 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm we will be running an enterprise workshop for anyone who might be interested in starting their own business. The running order for each event will be as follows: 9:00: Agencies & community services to set up Stands/info displays 9.30: Registration and opportunity to browse information stands and talk to agencies 10.15: Welcome guests and outline supports available to people in local area 10.40: Guest Speaker 11.30: Close this part of the morning. Time to visit stands again. Refreshments served 12.00 – 14.00: Enterprise Workshop. Topics covered will include: first steps to starting a business; business planning; social welfare and other available
UPCOMING HERITAGE EVENTS FROM CONOR NELLIGAN Date/Time Weekends from July to September 14th 2015 Event: See the RNLI “Hope in the Great War” Exhibition at Camden Fort Meagher Location: Camden Fort Meagher, Crosshaven Additional Information: Internationally recognised as being “one of the finest remaining examples of a Coastal Artillery Fort in the world” Camden Fort Meagher, Crosshaven hosts the RNLI “Hope in the Great War” Exhibition each Saturday and Sunday throughout July. An ideal way for families and young children to learn about the astounding work of RNLI volunteers during the First World War. The exhibition focuses on heroic rescue stories told in an atmospheric multimedia display and brought to life by community art projects. Camden Fort Meagher is proud to have been chosen as the only location in Ireland to host this UK based interactive exhibition in 2015! Click here for further details on the exhibition. The fort is open every weekend until September 14th and is an ideal family day out with lots to see and do, including underground tunnels and chambers, exhibitions and harbour view Tearooms. There is also a full line-up of events throughout the summer with live music, military re-enactments and more! Admission: €5 per adult, €4 for 4-18 years old
2015 Governance Code National Training Programme Pobal Community Fund April – October 2015 Locations: Sligo, Kilkenny, Cork, Athlone, Limerick, Galway and Dublin Pobal has commissioned a Governance Code Training Programme in the form of a series of one-day governance training sessions taking place around the country. Facilitated by Boardmatch Ireland, Carmichael Centre and The Wheel, each session will provide participants with an understanding of good governance, the practical steps needed for implementing the Governance Code and an understanding of the Code in the context of Charities Regulation. Sessions include: Understand good governance The steps needed for implementing the Governance Code The five principles of the Code Complete the Code Checklist for your organization Know how to sign up to the Code Understand the Code in the context of Charities Regulation Governance Code Calendar of Dates For further information about the events or queries about registration, please contact Margaret Agnew, Governance Code Information Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTE: Time for all sessions is 10.00 am – 4.30 pm, with a break for lunch. Registration starts at 9.45am Date: Tuesday, 19th May Venue: Ambassador Hotel, Cork Trainer: Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí, Carmichael Centre For details
Reach Your Potential – A Week of Opportunities with SECAD Monday 23rd to Friday 27th March – 10.00 am to 12.00 pm daily South & East Cork Area Development (SECAD) is organising a series of ‘Opportunities Mornings’ during the week of 23rd March throughout the SECAD area. The purpose of the events is to highlight the opportunities available to people in their local area in terms of education, training, employment & enterprise options. Visitors to the events will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from key agencies who can take them through their options whether the person wants to go back to work, re-train, return to education or learn about starting a business. Agencies will include: Dept of Social Protection, Cork Education & Training Board, Cork Training Centre, Cork City & County Volunteer Centre, Cork Chamber of Commerce Skillnets, Employability and SECAD. Support organisations including MABS and Shine will also be in attendance. Each event will start at 10.00 am so that visitors can talk to agency personnel on the stands. At 11.00 am, a representative from SECAD will welcome everyone and give a brief outline about the supports available in each area.
Our Defibrillator Group will host an open night on March 26th in Killeagh Hall at 8.30 pm. There will be demonstrations of the equipment that we have available in the parish, a guest speaker and a Q&A session with our instructors. And of course, tea and coffee! Admission will be free
Hi All, A quick email to announce details of the Structures at Risk Scheme for 2015 as well as details regarding the 2015 Grant Aid for projects on the Government Policy on Architecture. Details are included under the relevant headings below. It is expected that there will more news on heritage funding in the coming weeks and details of same will be provided once available. Also a quick reminder to all of those community/heritage groups that the closing date for the Cork County Council Municipal District Grant Scheme is today fortnight, the 27th of February, and it is hoped that a number of heritage themed proposals are put forward for same (details also set out below). Also worthy of mention, and particularly for those wildlife enthusiasts amongst us, is that a draft Pollinator Plan has been recently brought out by the National Biodiversity Data Centre. More details on this are included under the relevant heading below. In addition to the above news there are also some very interesting events taking place over the coming days, in particular the 1916 discussion workshop in Kilmurry Museum tomorrow afternoon, and talks in Ballineen and Ballincollig on Monday 16th February regarding
Sound Body Sound Mind Seminar Tracton Feb 26th By Muintircork on 09 Feb 2015 10:40 am Group Invitation Read in browser » ‘Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.’Margaret Meade Sound Body Sound Mind Seminar Tracton Feb 26th Ag Eisteacht Empowering Through Training Family Communication A 6-week course for parents & carers of Teenagers in Fermoy Area News from Governance Code Municipal District Community and Amenity Grant Schemes Deadline27th Feb 2015 Castlemartyr & Mogeely information meeting Failte Ireland and The Wild Atlantic Way Fresh from West Cork Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund Traveller Culture Awareness Training School Garden Competition Launched Sendmode Irish Company Community Text Alert Information Copyright © 2015 Cork County Federation Muintir na Tire, All rights reserved. You are receiving this newsletter because you have used some of our material in your publication. Our mailing address is: Cork County Federation Muintir na Tire 8 Sidney Place Wellington Road Cork, C Ireland Add us to your address book unsubscribe from this list update subscription preferences Ag Eisteacht Empowering Through Training By Muintircork on 09 Feb 2015 09:30 am Ag Eisteacht aspires to
A defibrillator group for Castlemartyr There will be a public meeting which will be held to discuss the possibility of creating a First Responder Group for the Castlemartyr area. The meeting will be held on Monday, 16th February at 8.00 pm in Castlemartyr Natonal School. Contact Eileen Burns @ 087 9963854 for more information. Also in Castlemartyr, there will be a CASTLEMARTYR MOGEELY COMMUNITY ALERT PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING which will take place in Castlemartyr National School Hall on Tuesday 10th February at 7.45 pm. The following topics will be discussed: Farm Safety Security in the home Personal Alarms Struggling with your mobile phone? (let us help you to use it efficiently) People from the surrounding communities will be very welcome. For further information contact: Sean Leahy 086 8282155 Mary Costine 087 7649738 Michelle O’Donovan 087 9242921 Ann Taylor Sexton 087 6497009 OLAF hosts Picnic to Launch School Garden Competition 2015 Frozen’s Olaf hosts Ugly Veg Picnic for School Gardening Kids Frozen’s Olaf hosted a special ugly vegetable Picnic to launch the Muintir na Tire School Garden Competition yesterday. Children from Canovee, Rusheen and Rylane National Schools were invited to the picnic by Olaf in Griffins Garden Centre
The Sports Capital Programme (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. A portal must be used by organisations to register their interest in the SCP, apply for funding (when the Programme is open for applications) and manage the drawdown of any new grants allocated after 2013. The portal also has a growing knowledge base of information on all aspects of the SCP. Registered users can also ask questions and get answers about the SCP. To register for the Sports Capital Programme please use the following LINK below. You may need to download Microsoft Silver-light to access the registration process. https://www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie/Loader.aspx?formName=Registration Read in browser » Garda Vetting Procedure By Muintircork on 19 Jan 2015 12:19 pm Garda Vetting – How it works: Personnel who are subject to Garda Vetting will receive a Garda Vetting Application Form from the registered organisation where they are seeking a position. The applicant completes the application form and returns it to the Organisation. He or she must sign the form, thereby providing authorisation for the Garda Vetting process. An authorised liaison