Ireland has won a United Nations award for its response at community level to the Covid pandemic. The UN received over 350 entries from 58 countries for 10 awards - with Ireland winning one for its Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP).
Registration is now open and the deadline for applications is June 7th for community groups who wish to apply for funding though the Community Centres Investment Fund (CCIF), a new fund which will see €15m invested this year in community buildings across the country.
A VIEW FROM MOYROSS: The Government this week announced increased pay rates for early years educators. - SIPTU and childcare workers had said the sector was veering towards collapse - All welcomed the decision, but…
The Irish don’t forget their history. That’s the impression I got when I came to Ireland and found out more about her. It is very important to remember your history. It will help to prevent future tragedies that happened in the past. I found out there were extremely sad pages in Irish history such as famines.
So I decided to tell you the story of Ukrainian mother and daughter Halyna (90) and Svitlana (66). I think many readers here in Ireland can relate to what they’ve told me. Halyna and Svitlana remember well the times of great upheavals in their Homeland.