Monthly Archives: January 2017


St. Patrick’s Day 2017 – Fingal County Council Invite Applications for Groups to Participate

The Blanchardstown and Swords St. Patrick’s Day Parades are taking place on Friday 17th March 2017. Fingal County Councils Events Unit are now inviting applications for groups/organisations to participate again this year. Our theme for 2017 is “Celtic Creatures” so please feel free to theme your float/act around this. In 2017 we hope to make […]

By | 2017-01-31T07:41:56+01:00 January 31st, 2017|General News|

Funding for Gender Equality and Migrant Integration

Grants totalling  €13  million  to promote gender equality and to help the integration of  migrants were announced on the 25th Jan by Ms. Frances Fitzgerald, T.D., Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality and Mr. David Stanton, T.D.,  Minister  of  State  at  the Department of Justice and Equality with responsibility for Integration, Immigration and Equality.

A  […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 January 31st, 2017|General News|

SICAP2 Consultation Survey – Closing Date 15th Feb 2017

The current Social Inclusion Community Programme (SICAP) is due to complete at the end of 2017.

The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (DHPCLG) has authorised Pobal to conduct a structured consultation which will shape the next phase of SICAP from 2018-2020. This consultation process will […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 January 27th, 2017|General News|

Free Assessment for Young People with possible Autism and or ADD/ADHD

Please see information about free assessments for young people with possible Autism and or ADD/ADHD through Friends of Autism/ADHD. Please circulate among your contacts.

All enquiries regarding these assessments can be made by contacting Bernie Hagan or Sonya Mc Garry on 01-8495670, or by email to or Assessments will take place May […]

By | 2017-01-27T16:14:49+01:00 January 27th, 2017|General News|

Get Ireland Growing Fund – closing date 26th January

GIY Get Ireland Growing Fund in association with Energia 2016/17,  will support food growing in communities across the island of Ireland with a fund of €70,000!

The fund will be split across three categories – Sow, Grow and Harvest with awards ranging from €500 to €2,000. Together GIY and Energia will award the grants to at least 85 community food growing groups up […]

By | 2017-01-26T17:49:33+01:00 January 26th, 2017|General News|

Dublin Community Growers World Cafe & AGM Saturday 21st Jan

Dublin Community  Growers World Café & Growers AGM this Saturday 21st at 11.00am

Dublin Community Growers encourage anybody who may be interested in getting involved in community gardening or on the actual committee DCG to come along, ALL are welcome from novices to fully fledged green thumbers.

They hope the world café, facilitated by Sandra Austin, will […]

By | 2017-01-19T17:20:11+01:00 January 19th, 2017|General News|

Sports Capital Programme Funding – Register before Friday 10th Feb


The Sports Capital Programme (SCP) is operated by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and provides grants to assist in the development or refurbishment of sports facilities and the provision of sports equipment.

The Programme aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities throughout the country. In particular, […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 January 19th, 2017|General News|

2017 Sports Capital Programme – Workshops on How to Make an Application – Added Date: 14th Feb

EXTRA DATE ADDED: Due to high demand, the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sports have added an extra Dublin Date

Date: February 14th, 7 to 9pm

Location: Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road

To book, please click here


The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport in partnership with the Local Sports Office […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 January 19th, 2017|General News|

National Biodiversity Action Plan 2017-2021 Public Consultation- 20th January 2017

National Biodiversity Action Plan Public Consultation

Date Released: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs invites views on the next National Biodiversity Action Plan, Ireland’s third, for conserving and restoring Ireland’s biodiversity.  This document sets out a plan, from 2017 to 2021, through which a range of government, […]

By | 2017-01-13T18:13:58+01:00 January 13th, 2017|General News|