‘Rural Ireland’ Is Far From Dead

‘Rural Ireland’ has the ability to become an economically powerful region in its own right, according to the director of one of the region’s key funding agencies which covers the Midlands region. With its key strengths of people, energy and resources connected, David Minton, director of the Northern & Western Regional Assembly (NWRA) believes that […]

If we want flourishing communities, we must invest in women

In a letter this week to the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has called for urgently-needed funding to be restored to women’s community groups in Budget 2016. Eilís Ní Chaithnía, Membership Development Officer with NWCI, said, “Austerity and cutbacks over recent years have disseminated […]

COCA-COLA Thank You Fund Awards €125K to Organisation Encouraging Activity in Their Communities

Overall winner, Irish Olympic Handball Association, is awarded  €25k in funding   ·        10 other groups receive grants of €10k each   Coca-Cola Ireland today revealed the names of the 11 winning non-profit organisations who will be awarded grants from the €125,000 ‘Coca-Cola Thank You Fund’.  The Irish Olympic Handball Association was announced as the overall […]