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There is a wealth of information available to people in the Community and Voluntary Sector on the internet.
Note: ‘Changing Ireland’ is not responsible for the content of any external sites that we are linked to.

DEPARTMENT & SUPPORT AGENCIES

www.environ.ie - Department of Environment, Community, and Local Government  

Specialist Support Agencies with websites
www.paveepoint.ie Pavee Point
www.womensaid.ie Women’s Aid
www.dessa.ie DESSA (Disability and Equality Specialist Support Agency)

 

CDPs with websites
Community Development Network Moyross www.moyross.ie
Blayney Blades www.iontascastleblaney.ie
Connemara Community Radio www.connemarafm.com
South West Kerry Women's Association www.skwa.net
Pobail le Chéile www.pobaillc.com
Doras Buí - a Parents Alone Resource Centre www.dorasbui.org
Edenmore Raheny CDP www.stmonicas.ie
Irish Senior Citizens Parliament www.seniors.ie
Kilbarrack CDP www.kilbarrackcdp.com
Lourdes Youth & Community Services www.lycs.ie
Community Technical Aid www.cta.ie
An Cosán CDP www.ancosan.com
Robert Emmet CDP www.recdp.ie
SICCDA www.siccda.ie
Action Inishowen CDP www.actioninishowen.com
South West Cavan CDP www.southwestcavancdp.ie
Forum Connemara www.forumconnemara.ie
Social and Health Education Project www.socialandhealth.com
Edenmore Raheny CDP www.edenmore.blogspot.com
Partners Training for Transformation www.trainingfortransformation.ie
Robert Emmet CDP www.recdp.ie
Rosses CDP www.rossescdp.ie
Shanganagh CDP www.shanganaghcdp.ie
SWAN Network www.swannetwork.ie


 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & RELATED
www.fsa.ie Family Support Agency (Family Resource Centres, publications, information)
www.ildn.ieIrish Local Development Network
POBAL manages a wide range of programmes on behalf of the Irish Government and the EU
www.fas.ie FÁS (Training, recruitment, jobs)
www.cwc.ie Community Workers’ Co-operative (a national network focusing on community work)
www.wheel.ie The Wheel (a national network in the C&V sector)
www.activelink.ie Activelink (Online communications for the C&V sector)
www.activelink.ie/community-exchange Providing weekly email bulletins (including jobs)
www.cmn.ie Community Media Network
www.leaderii.ie LEADER Ireland
www.nccri.ie National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism

VOLUNTEERS & DEVELOPMENT WORKERS
www.comhlamh.org Comhlámh (Local - global solidarity work)
www.volunteer.ie Volunteer Centres Ireland
www.volunteerkerry.ie Kerry Volunteer Centre


ANTI-POVERTY
www.eapn.ie European Anti-Poverty Network in Ireland (Lobbying, information)
www.cpa.ie Combat Poverty Agency
www.cori.ie Conference of Religious of Ireland
www.svp.ie St. Vincent de Paul

 


IRISH GOVERNMENT & RELATED
www.socialinclusion.ie - Responsible for driving Ireland's National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2007 – 2016
www.oireachtas.ie - Details of TDs, Senators, sub-committees, etc.
www.gov.ie - Irish Government Site. Also connects to government departmental sites
www.justice.ie - Department of Justice Equality & Law Reform (covers Freedom of Information, asylum information, citizen information)
www.cso.ie Central Statistics Office
www.cdb.ie City/County Development Boards
www.esri.ie Economic and Social Research Institute
www.ndp.ie National Development Plan details
www.nesc.ie National Economic and Social Council (Advises the government on economic and social policy)

INFORMATION & COMPLAINTS
www.ombudsman.gov.ie Office of the Ombudsman (Investigates complaints against public bodies)
www.citizensinformation.ie Public Services Information

POLITICAL PARTIES
www.fiannafail.ie Fianna Fàil
www.finegael.ie Fine Gael
www.labour.ie Labour Party
www.greenparty.ie Green Party
www.sinnfein.ie Sinn Fèin

NORTHERN IRELAND & EUROPE
www.niassembly.gov.uk Northern Ireland Assembly (Details of members, committees etc).
www.nicva.org NICVA is the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action
www.irlfunds.org Ireland Funds
www.socialplatform.org European umbrella organisation for NGOs
europa.eu European information
www.forumoneurope.ie National Forum on Europe

 

UNEMPLOYED & TRADE UNIONS
www.inou.ie Irish National Organisation for the Unemployed (Rights and welfare of the unemployed)
www.ictu.ie Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Umbrella organisation for Trade Unions)
www.siptu.ie The Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union

LITERACY & ADULT EDUCATION
www.nala.ie National Adult Literacy Agency (Training, information, local contacts)
www.aontas.com AONTAS (Adult Education)

YOUTH
www.spunout.ie Spun Out
www.youth.ie National Youth Council of Ireland
www.youthworkforum.ie for youth workers and others working with young people all over Ireland

HOMELESSNESS
www.threshold.ie Threshold (Justice in housing and for the homeless)
www.dublinsimon.ie Dublin Simon Community
www.focusireland.ie Focus Ireland

WOMEN
www.womensaid.ie Women's Aid (Campaigns on the issue of Domestic Violence, training, national co-ordination)
www.nwci.ie National Women's Council of Ireland (Representative body of women's groups)
www.whc.ie Women’s Health Council

INTER-CULTURALISM
www.asylumlaw.org Asylum Law (Information provider)
www.afri.ie AFrI - Action from Ireland (eg campaigns on arms trade)
www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie Irish Refugee Council ( Advice, lobbying)
www.paveepoint.ie Pavee Point (Travellers' campaign and training organization)
www.natc.ie National Association of Traveller Centres
www.amnesty.org Amnesty International (Human rights)
www.metroeireann.com Metroeireann Newspaper (Multicultural weekly newspaper)

EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
www.equality.ie Equality Authority
www.equalityni.org Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie Irish Refugee Council
www.asylumlaw.org Asylum Law
www.europa.eu EU Equal Initiative
www.hrw.org Human Rights Watch (Defends Human Rights globally)
www.iglhrc.org Human Rights for Lesbians and Gays
www.glen.ie Gay and Lesbian Equality Network. Working for equality for lesbian, gay and bisexual people in Ireland.
www.iccl.ie Irish Council for Civil Liberties
www.nihrc.org Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
www.ohchr.org UN's Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Promotion and protection of human rights)

COMMUNITY MEDIA AND ARTS
www.cmn.ie Community Media Network
www.bluedrum.ie Community arts organization
www.claremorriscommunityradio.ie Claremorris Community Radio.

Other Useful Links
Older in Ireland www.olderinireland.ie
Barnardos www.barnardos.ie

Training, Conflict and Organisational Change
Knockalla Consulting www.knockalla.net


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