Minister O’Brien launches a New National Pilot Community Volunteers Programme

    Initially running in seven counties with ten Volunteer Centres Pilot programme is built on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic Designed to ensure that communities are better placed to respond quickly and effectively Joe O’Brien TD Minster of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, today (14th September), launched a ...
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Culture Night 2021 promises an evening of live and online events in Cork City

With the announcement of further re-opening of the arts and cultural sector in the next few weeks, the return of evenings of music, art, dance and theatre are now tantalisingly close. The event that heralds the Autumn arts season, Culture Night, is in planning all across the country, and Cork ...
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LGBT+ RUNNING CLUB WIN COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD

The running pods within Frontrunners Cork allows members to reconnect after lockdown   Frontrunners Cork has been chosen as “The Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award” winner for June. The club provides a safe space for runners within the LGBT+ community to meet and run.   Frontrunners Cork was established ...
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DUNMANWAY NATIVE REACHES FINALS OF PRESTIGIOUS WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS

Yvonne Cahalane, a social campaigner from Dunmanway, has reached the national finals of the prestigious Network Ireland Businesswoman of the Year Awards. Yvonne was crowned the winner of the Power Within Category at the Network Ireland West Cork branch awards, held in late June, and will now represent West Cork ...
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MAHON’S RAINBOW CLUB WINS COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD

Volunteers at the Cork Centre for Autism are recognised for their hard work and dedication   The Rainbow Club Cork Centre for Autism has been chosen as “The Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award” winner for May. The club, which is based at Mahon Community Centre, is a lifeline for ...
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