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Winter 2015/'16


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Hot in Issue 52 - Alternatives to banks

  • Social Finance in Ireland / Crowdfunding
  • Social inclusion targets v reality
  • Ballyfermot's work with early school leavers
  • Roscrea first with new community action plan
  • Galway, Offaly & Leitrim's 6-yr plans
  • Roscrea first with new community action plan
  • New generation of driven volunteers
 
       

Autumn 2015


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Issue 51 - Ireland to Calais

  • In dread of winter / Heartening Irish response
  • Clondalkin's proven model for integration
  • Kidpreneurship hits West Cork
  • 'Carrickmines 10' Tragedy & Traveller-led housing
  • Public Participation Networks - how're they doing?
  • An Cosan: Lifelong education provider
  • 3rd level bursaries that are anything but a handout
  • Rescuing surplus food in Kerry
 
       

Summer 2015

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Issue 50 - Marriage campaign's roots

- Celebratory Bumper Edition -

  • Lead Story: Marriage equality campaign began in communities
  • What is Community Development?
  • Changing Ireland cartoons 2001-2015.
  • Interview: Minister of State Ann Phelan
  • Opinion: Disappearing voices
  • €28m to communities via SICAP
  • What makes you happy? / Death cafes explored.
 
       

Spring 2015


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Issue 49 - Tendering to serve

  • WINNERS & LOSERS: Tendering for community work.
  • CHILD POVERTY DOUBLES: So, what's being done?
  • DONEGAL: Success in stopping dangerous driving.
  • LAOIS: Choir is a voice for inclusion.
  • SLIGO: Unemployed but entrepreneurial.

Plus Sector news, community development news, programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Winter 2015/'16


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Issue 48 - People power & education

  • CIARA'S CALL: Time to offer all Dublin 17 kids breaks she got.
  • HOW TO HARNESS PEOPLE POWER: Roscrea stands up.
  • TRAVELLER HEALTH: Doors once slammed shut now open.
  • CHARITY IS NOT THE SOLUTION: Maynooth conference.
  • COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TODAY: The view on the ground.
  • LEAVE NOBODY BEHIND, says Irish Local Development Network.

Plus Sector news, community development news, programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Autumn 2014


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Issue 47 - Sports & development

  • INTERVIEW: Alan Kelly believes in Community Development.
  • KATIE TAYLOR INSPIRES: Kids staying in school longer.
  • ANTI-POVERTY PROG. DELAY: Postcards from the edge
  • SPORTY DONEGAL & BLUEBELL, DUBLIN: Angling to save lives.
  • SURFER trades world's biggest waves for community gardening.
  • NOVEL ways to get communities off their... bums!

Plus Sector news, community development news, programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Summer 2014


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Issue 46 - Politics and anti-poverty work

  • INTERVIEW: Hogan on his legacy
  • NEW ANTI-POVERTY PROG: Starts 2015.
  • EXPERT VIEW: On community work going to tender
  • MULHUDDART's 'Shedders'
  • LITERACY participants cook up cash for Syria
  • MUNSTER GREAT ESCAPES (not rugby)

Plus Sector news, community development news, programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Spring 2014


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Issue 45 - Communities as first responders

  • CROKER STAR CALLS on all communities
  • ISLAND HEROES in Galway & Limerick
  • Govt 'ok' PROFIT-MAKING from community work
  • MANAGERS wearing ONESIES to work
  • ORDINARY PEOPLE turning into DJs
  • Young, angry unemployed SPEAK OUT
  • COMMENT: Govt can't abolish Community Development

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

     

Winter 2013/'14


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Issue44

Issue 44 - Young, out of work & angry

  • 'YUUTES'-Young, Unemployed & Unwilling To Emigrate
  • Ballyfermot children speak out
  • LCDP exceeds all priority targets
  • How "I totally changed my life"
  • The future from the Department's Perspective
  • High unemployment in small towns

Plus Sector news, community development news, programme news, Horace & more!

     

Autumn 2013


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Issue42

Issue 43 - National view of horse projects

  • Capall Culture Comeback
  • Inside Direct Provision - Asylum seeker's view
  • Zen and the Art of Local Development
  • A Donegal Prescription for healthier communities
  • Dubs at King Billy's Belfast fires
  • Volunteers give town's spirits a lift

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

June/July 2013


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Issue42

Hot in Issue 42 - Focus on Waterford

  • Speed dating in the Community Sector
  • Focus on Waterford
  • Stop Boxing, girls!
  • Clonmel Finds Calm
  • Ex-Prisoners turn lives around

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Winter 2012


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Issue41

Hot in Issue 41 - Supporting start-ups

Set your sights high

  • The Universe in a Van
  • Tackling the Jobs Crisis
  • Intergenerational Work
  • Focus on Kilkenny
  • Preventing Early School Leaving
  • Duhallow: The answer is boxing
  • Youths go under the hood
  • Fun flows for teenage revellers

Plus Sector news, community development news, programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Autumn 2012


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Issue40

Issue 40 - Winning ways to earn a living

  • Turning Muck into Money
  • Local Govt Reform & Community Impact
  • Social Enterprise
  • LCDP's first progress report
  • Community Arts
  • Voicing Dissent
  • Equality, Jobbridge
  • Community Development in Action

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Summer 2012


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Issue39

Issue 39 - 5,000 jobs the media missed

  • Jobs you haven't heard about
  • Meath says "bite the bullet"
  • Changing the world, changing ourselves
  • Ireland Mark II
  • 12 Great Websites
  • 1 Solid book
  • Classes in pubs
  • 1-in-6 find jobs
  • Solutions to long-term unemployment

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Spring 2012


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Issue38

Issue 38 - 'Clients' lingo annoys President

  • PRESIDENT Michael D. Higgins addresses Sector bias
  • Young ENTREPRENEURS
  • INTERGENERATIONAL work
  • MENTAL HEALTH pilot
  • EU & SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
  • EVS: VOLUNTEER today!
  • 35% funding cuts to SECTOR
  • Mary Kirby INTERVIEW

Plus Sector news, community development news, programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Winter 2011/'12


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Issue37

Issue 37 - Insulating communities

- BUMPER EDITION -

  • MEN in childcare
  • ENERGY JOBS
  • FEATURES from Cork, Ballymun, Mayo & Arklow
  • INTERVIEWS with Declan Dunne & Mary Lee Geary
  • SCRAP old fundraising ideas
  • 6 pages on VOLUNTEERING

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Autumn 2011


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Issue36

Issue 36 - Community Resilience

  • Mary, Robinson, the Dalai Lama & Rita Fagan
  • Bofin Shows community work can be fun
  • Striking Community Workers
  • Interview: Minister Phil Hogan
  • Crumlin Project opens door to public
  • Galway: "Community Centre" for sale

Plus project news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
       

Spring 2011


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Issue35

Issue 35 - Now tackle community issues

  • 5000 TÚS 'JOBS'
  • FINE GAEL PLANS
  • ANTI-RACISM update
  • MEDIATION saves
  • PILOT delivers
  • RESILIENCE training
  • PARTY promises
  • GARDA texting
  • COMMUNITY services programme

Plus project news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
       

Winter 2010/'11


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Issue34

Issue 34 - Exclusive: Online racism exposed

  • Real jobs, training and business start-ups
  • Claiming Our Future coverage
  • Racism: 100s complain, Gardaí investigate
  • Success for 17 Women's CDPs
  • Where 160 CDPs now stand
  • Cork's community toolkits
  • Opinion: Mary Murphy, Gerry McKeever and Máiréad Kelly
  • Community cuts of €35m

Plus project news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
       

Summer 2010


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Issue33

Issue 33 - Community activists' muscle

Facebook hate sites shut down
Minister Carey Interview
Community group gets 98 back to work
Donnacha O'Callaghan launches Age Action in Mahon
On the ground in Kilkenny
Happe house confounds critics
Role of CES & Pobal
EU Year for combatting poverty

Plus project news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
       

Spring 2010


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Issue32

Issue 32 - New anti-poverty programme

6 pages of Sector News
Report from Palestine
Volunteering while unemployed
New Programme News
On the ground: in Inchicore
Eye-witness reports from Zambia
2010: Eu's year against poverty
Regeneration: Ballymun, Limerick and Fatima
Help Me Horace! Full page

Plus project news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
   

 

 

Winter 2009


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Issue30 / 31

Issue 30/31 - 180 CDPs see 'The End'

- BUMPER DOUBLE EDITION -

Community Development Programme to end after 20 years
180 projects: facing wind-up in 2010
New Programme: for and against
McCarthy: Communities strike back
On the ground: in Inchicore
Eye-witness reports from Zambia
2010: Eu's year against poverty
Regeneration: Ballymun, Limerick and Fatima
Help Me Horace! Full page

Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
   

 

 

Summer 2009


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Issue29

Issue 29 - Communties combatting cuts

Frontline News
Project News
Cuts - facts & figures
Enabling Dissent
Upsides to the downturn
Sector facing up to crisis
Books to borrow, buy or win
Volunteering on the up

Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
   

 

 

Spring 2009


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Issue28

Issue 28 - The Participation Issue

Over 750 join new Travellers' forum
Obama - he's one of us!
Primary health care in Donegal
Minister Curran interviewed
45 families face losing homes
Regeneration from Dublin to Limerick
Data-sharing as anti-poverty tool
International: From Africa to Boston

Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
   

 

 

Autumn 2008


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Issue27

Issue 27 - Sow & Grow

Sow and grow: Community Organic Gardens
Sustainable development on our islands
Sustaining the language in Corduff
South Dublin becomes greener, but meaner
Eco-communities are mostly middle-class: Why?
One day in Erris: Shell jobs and community anguish
Toxic toothpaste - two lives "saved" (Dublin)
You can change your community in 12 hours!

Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
   

 

 

Summer 2008


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Issue 26 - Integrating immigrants

One-third of new volunteers are immigrants
Is toxic toothpaste suitable for asylum-seekers?
8 proven ways to promote integration in your community
World Refugee Day Awards 2008
4 pages of Programme News & Opinion
Regeneration update
Tips for involving immigrants

Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
   

 

 

May-July 2008


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Hot in Issue 25


- MAIN STORY:RURAL TRANSPORT in Ireland

Kilmore West Shafted
New Guide to Intercultural Work
Supporting Community Development
Changing Ireland landmark edition
Youth Arts in a bi-lingual community
Latest Trends in Global Development
Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 

 
       

Spring 2008


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Issue 24

Hot in Issue 24
- MAIN STORY:
CORK MEN MAKE ART HISTORY
Editorial: Oscars for Volunteers
UN Human Rights Declaration clocks 60!
Regeneration in Cork: two views.
Human Rights and Disability
Minister Carey's Volunteering Mind
Intercultural Quilting in Roscommon
Irene Ahern a volunteer since 1953!
Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.

 
       

Winter 2007


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Issue 23 Hot in Issue 23
MAIN STORY: TACKLING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
ALSO:
‘We work with violent men’ (Waterford)
Complaints about Code of Conduct on Domestic Violence
Mapping domestic violence in Ireland
First Travellers in the Dublin City Marathon (Ballymun)
Gay rights
‘On The Ground’ in East Wall (Dublin)
‘I Know My Acronyms’ Quiz!

Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.

 
       

Summer 2007


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Issue 22 Hot in Issue 22
MAIN STORY: BUSINESS & THE COMMUNITY
ALSO:
Famine Walkers in solidarity with Shell to Sea (Mayo)
Combat Poverty marks 20 years
Make or break for Ballymun’s Regeneration (Dublin)
The surprising diary of a boat-building project. (Wexford)
Drug-users on Crumlin drug-prevention committee (Dublin)
Campaigns for social change
Anti-racism (Meath)
New programme by year’s end


Plus CDP news, international news, Horace and lots more.

 
       

Spring 2007


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Issue 21

Hot in Issue 21
MAIN STORY: BURNING SOCIAL ISSUES
ALSO:
-'This place has changed my life big-time' (New Ross)
- Report shows what CDPs actually do (Dublin)
- Why I volunteered Ballybrack, Dublin)
- Women shape election issues (Wexford)
- Ireland lags behind in supporting voluntary work
- Billions promised in new NDP.
- Minister Ahern wants solutions, not just complaints
- Community development courses in Ireland
Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.

 
       

Winter 2006/'07


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Issue 20 Hot in Issue 20
- MAIN STORY:
THE VOICE OF THE POOR
ALSO:
- Nan tells UN of 'hellish' poverty (New York)
- Finglas: responding to suicide (Dublin)
- A-to-Z on building a community centre
- Community Development: Current issues & challenges
- In solidarity with the world's poor (International)
Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

Autumn 2006


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Issue 19
Hot in Issue 19

- MAIN STORY:
THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME EXPLAINED
- ALSO:
- We want rights, not charity! (Kerry)
- Ireland’s biggest children’s art festival (Mayo)
- ‘On the ground’ (Pobail le Chéile CDP, Donegal)
- Radical shake-up of community services
Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

Summer 2006


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Issue 18 Hot in Issue 18
- MAIN STORY:
THOUSANDS DROWN ON THE WAY TO WORK (Emigration then and now)
- ALSO:
- Regeneration (Dublin)
- Traveller CDP versus the media (Waterford)
- Our approach to health issues saves lives (Kilbarrack, Dublin)
- Organic gardening & Community Development (Tipperary)
- Is Community Development being ‘neutered’ to just service delivery?
- Start your own UN Fact-Finding Mission
Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

Spring 2006


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Issue 17 Hot in Issue 17
- MAIN STORY:
SOLUTIONS TO ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR
- ALSO:
- A youth club for €500 (Kilkenny)
- Joyriding Taskforce have the answers (Dublin)
- Police offer youths late-night basketball (Cork)
- Advocacy and Community Development (Sligo)
- Racist fallout from Nally Case
Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

Christmas 2005


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Issue 16 Hot in Issue 16
- MAIN STORY:
TAOISEACH STARTLED – HOUSES FOR SALE €30,000
- ALSO:
- CDP proves you can fight class discrimination by secondary schools (Limerick)
- Campaign against domestic violence (National)
- Discovery Channel in the Liberties (Dublin)
- Young and out of work (Dublin)
- New guidebook to development education (Dublin and national)
- Politicians in fear of the Community Development sector
Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

Autumn 2005


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Issue 15 Hot in Issue 15
- MAIN STORY:
SUICIDE PREVENTION
- ALSO:
- Disabled fight 80% jobless rate
- Contracts issued for 10 new CDPs
- Counselling and Community Development
- Publicans brought to court; CDP offers advice (Cork)
- Islands bridge the digital divide (Mayo/Galway)
- Report from Columbia
- Ten essentials for Volunteers
Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

June/July 2005


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Issue 14 Hot in Issue 14
- MAIN STORY:
VOLUNTEER WORK IN IRELAND
Editorial: Should creating poverty be a crime?
Should Counseling and Community Development really go together?
CWC works on despite funding cut (Galway)
Women dole out the truth on inequality (Donegal)
Boost for project working with town’s ‘forgotten people’ (Tipperary)
Community & Voluntary Sector is “primitive and under-developed”
Whisper it low: Community development work is political.
Plus CDP news, Programme news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

Winter 2004/'05


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Issue 13 Hot in Issue 13
- MAIN STORY:
I’M NOT RACIST BUT…
Anti-racism work (Cork, Limerick)
CWC works on despite funding cut (Galway)
15 communities get new projects
'Na briseadh suas an clár náisiunta!'
Relief as FAS Schemes saved (Cork, Kerry, Donegal)
Challenge the ‘End of poverty’ assertion!
Papering over inner-city poverty (Dublin)
Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

Autumn 2004


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Issue 12 Hot in Issue 12
- MAIN STORY: WHY DO THE POOR DIE YOUNGER?
Invisible people – recognising baby deaths
Schools behaving badly
Minister O’Cuiv takes the hard questions
Ireland’s worst drug…Alcohol
Your power to advocate
International development focus
Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.
   
       

Summer 2004


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Issue 11

Hot in Issue 11

- MAIN STORY: CLASS APARTHEID IN SCHOOLS
Eircom bows to CDP pressure
Tralee CDP wins two awards
Poor health linked to indebtedness
Support Agency contracts announced
Africa teaches us a thing or two
Mentoring… Gender inequality… Disability terminology
Plus CDP news, Programme news, international news, Horace and lots more.
 
       

Spring 2004


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Issue10

Hot in Issue 10

What works for you?

  • Older people forced from work
  • Travellers with a healthy future
  • New disability agency launched - DESSA
  • Drug deaths remembered with hope
  • Strong reaction to Department's changes

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Autumn 2003


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Hot in Issue 9

Communities aiming for a brighter future

  • Noel Ahern on CDPs
  • 'Wake' for Fatima Mansion Flats
  • Focus on Brazil
  • Know how to make the news
  • Mayo Kids confront stereotypes
  • Drug awareness in Limerick

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Summer 2003


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Hot in Issue 8

Communities aiming for a brighter future

  • Work on accessibility
  • Viewing Ennis through a lens
  • Disability issues and development projects
  • Quality of life flourishes in North West
  • News from Cavan to Cork to the Capital
  • Ó Cuiv supports CDSPs plan
  • Reviewing the review

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Apr-June 2003


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Hot in Issue 7

  • Anti racism in Dublin & Cork
  • Women take to the high seas
  • Drogheda video shows pride
  • European Year of People with Disabilities
  • Dublin Community's proud struggle
  • White paper on Voluntary Activity
  • Mini-World Cup in Limerick
 
       

Jan-Mar 2003


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Hot in Issue 6

  • President launches North West Network
  • Dublin Projects key to people's development
  • Christy Moore backs Ennis Group
  • Action on violence against women
  • West Training evaluate CE
  • Men need to talk more
  • Review Changes and Cuts
 
       

Autumn 2002


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Hot in Issue 5

New Minister Eamon O'Cuiv interview
New Department for communities
CDSP consultation seminars
Special focus: Including Republican ex-prisoners
FORUM - 11 years on from 'bleakest poverty' report
Development work overseas: Philippines and Uzbekstan
Burn-out among community workers - Lorcan Brennan investigates
Margaret Casey - a volunteer without time for lunch-breaks
Psychological effects of unemployment
 
       

Summer 2002


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Hot in Issue 4

  • Donegal in the spotlight
  • Health Board embraces empowerment model
  • RAPID needs to speed up
  • 'In From the Margins' seminar
  • Finding the C.I.C. in Clifden
  • Intercultural Ireland
  • Lone parents log on

Plus Sector news, community development news, Programme news, Horace & more!

 
       

Spring 2002


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Hot in Issue 3

  • Project impacts are "incredible" - Nexus
  • "Mammy, what's community development?"
  • Irish Travellers in South Africa become 'white'
  • Support for a national men's forum
  • CWC 'dragged' into controversy
  • CWC celebrates 21st year
  • Galway Travellers use media to resist
  • Family Support Agency bill approved in Dáil
  • Single parents survey dismisses the myths
 
       

Winter 2001


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Hot in Issue 2

  • Homophobia bars community participation
  • Paulo Freire's teachings in an Irish context
  • Training for Transformation ? still relevant?
  • Women's Aid - 25 years tackling violence
  • Sex and disability
  • Rural transport in Cavan
  • International Year of the Volunteer
  • Seanie Lambe in profile
  • Launch of Family Resource Centre National Forum
 
       

Summer 2001


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Hot in Issue 1

Changing Ireland's debut issue


  • N.O.W. there's change!
  • Wexford children teaching computer classes
  • The nun and the lolly
  • Visualising inclusion
  • Accidental Volunteers
  • Emancipating the Women in North Mayo
  • K.A.N. survivors of mental ill-health help others
 
       

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