Office and Reception Skills Training

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership intend to run the following short, part-time course for job seekers in the Mallow area during April and May 2017:  (Places limited and recruiting now).   The training will run on Monday and Friday mornings for 6 mornings from 9.00am-1.00pm in Mallow.  (See contact details below to register your interest and to find out more details) The training is a foundation/introductory course in Office and Reception Skills…

Read More

HACCP Level 2 Training

Are you currently unemployed and in receipt of a Social Welfare Payment?Are you seeking to secure employment in the food preparation/service sector? Avondhu Blackwater Partnership are running a HACCP Level 2 Training Course. Contact Veronica on 022 46580   The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2015-2017 is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment…

Read More

Minister Humphreys announces €20 million in funding for rural towns and villages

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, is today (Thursday) being joined by the Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring, TD, to announce €20 million in funding for rural towns and villages as part of the Action Plan for Rural Development. The Ministers made the announcement at an event in the Tuar Ard Arts Centre, Moate, Co. Westmeath. Up to 300…

Read More

Pride in our Community Launch 2017

The Deputy Mayor of County Cork Councillor Frank O’Flynn launched the Pride in our Community Competition at the County Hall yesterday in front of a large crowd which included many County Councillors and representatives of Community groups from all over county Cork. The Pride in Our Community Competition is now celebrating its 13th year and continues to encourage communities to display the best of their area by developing sustainable amenities…

Read More

National Spring Clean 2017

National Spring Clean is Ireland’s most popular, well recognised and successful anti-litter initiative. Now in its 18th year, the campaign encourages every sector of society to actively participate and take responsibility for litter, by actually conducting clean-ups in their own local environment. National Spring Clean traditionally takes place throughout the month of April. The objectives of the National Spring Clean are to: Encourage clean-ups throughout the whole month of April…

Read More

Free Lifelong Learning Workshop

Pathways at National learning Network will host as a part of Lifelong Learning Festival a free workshop: “How to deal with difficulties” followed by information on Pathways programme. The Workshop will start at 10.00-10.40am on Monday 3rd of April. Light refreshers provided, please book a place to avoid disappointment on 087 66 77 002 or pathways@nln.ie  

Read More

Engage and Educate Fund Launch

Engage and Educate are delighted to launch the Engage and Educate Fund in conjunction with Social Innovation Fund Ireland and the Irish Government.  The Engage and Educate Fund is open to projects that empower people through education, to achieve their full potential and to contribute to community. Projects that focus on people from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people with migrant status are encouraged to apply.  Speaking at the…

Read More

Avondhu Blackwater Driver Theory Test Workshop

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG are running a Driver Theory Test Workshop over five mornings beginning in April 2017. If you are aged between 18 and 25 years of age and are thinking of getting your provisional licence, these free workshops will help you to prepare for the theory test by gaining extra support to help with passing the driver theory test.   The training will be held in Le Chéile…

Read More

Energy Cost Savings for Your Business

Find out how to reduce energy costs for your business from leading experts in the field of energy conservation. North Cork: Venue: Mallow GAA Complex, Carrigoon, Mallow  Date: Tuesday 28th March 2017 Time: 9.00am-12.00 midday AGENDA:     Registration     Welcome & Introduction : The Local Enterprise Office Cork North & West; Southern Region Waste Management Office      The New On-Line Green Business Tool: James Hogan, Green Business     Energy Efficiency: Alex Grassick, Environment Department, Cork County Council…

Read More

Symposium: Food labelling regulations and meeting new market challenges for Irish Food Producers

Food labelling regulations and meeting new market challenges for Irish Food Producers Wednesday, 24th May 2017 Teagasc, Moorepark A panel of invited subject matter experts will present a series of  talks followed by a Q&A session at the end.  9.30am       Registration 10.00am      Welcome Address – Dr. Mark Fenelon, Teagasc 10.05am      Introduction to workshop, overview of topics and speakers – Dr. Karen Roche, Themis Food Advisory 10.15am      Keynote…

Read More

Spotlight on Town Twinning: EU Funding for Your Project: Killarney – 28 March 2017

Course details:   What image does ‘town twinning’ conjure up for you? In recent years, and particularly since the recession, twinning in Ireland has been less of a priority for many towns, sometimes even considered as unnecessary travel during straightened times. Community Engagement As Irish society becomes increasingly diverse, partnering with European towns can achieve immense intercultural learning and positive community-based outcomes. Twinning between Ireland and newer member states like Poland,…

Read More