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In This Together

In This Together The spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a new and challenging event. Everyone’s lives and daily routines are affected by the measures that have been introduced to disrupt the spread of the virus, and keep us all safe. It’s normal to be worried or to feel stressed during this difficult time, but there …

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Cork County Council extend opportunity for towns with Age Friendly aspirations

Cork County Council extend opportunity for towns with Age Friendly aspirations Cork County Council has extended the deadline for applications to its Age Friendly County Programme, which provides support to groups for the development of a network of Age Friendly towns across the county. The current fund cycle from 2020 – 2021 will provide financial …

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Barnardos Parent Supportline

Barnardos Parent Supportline Barnardos have launched National Parent Support line which is available to any parent or family who needs support.  www.barnardos.ie/supportline Parents can talk directly to one of our qualified staff who will offer them practical support and guidance in their role as parents during the Covid-19 crisis. Barnardos provides practical and emotional supports …

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Social Enterprise Development Programme

Social Enterprise Development Programme This programme will offer 3 different Level 7 accredited Certificates to existing Social Enterprises or start-up Social Enterprises. As a result of  Dormant Account Funding, there is no cost for Social Enterprises to complete any of the Certificates and as part of the programme, Social Enterprises will be offered access to group mentoring …

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Cork County Council COVID-19 Community Emergency Fund

Cork County Council COVID-19 Community Emergency Fund Cork County Council – as part of its COVID-19 Community Support Programme – has launched a COVID-19 Community Emergency Fund for groups across the county who are assisting in the response efforts to the COVID-19 emergency. The fund forms part of a programme of measures developed by Cork County …

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Storytelling Competition – ‘Stories from the Waterside’ / ‘Scéalta Ó Thaobh An Uisce’

Storytelling Competition – ‘Stories from the Waterside’ / ‘Scéalta Ó Thaobh An Uisce’ The Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) in partnership with Inland Fisheries Ireland, Waterways Ireland, The Heritage Council and The Heritage Officers Programme is launching a national Storytelling Competition ‘Stories from the Waterside’ / ‘Scéalta Ó Thaobh An Uisce’. The competition is open to all with €4,000 in …

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Pet Advice from the ISPCA

Pet Advice from the ISPCA In these uncertain times, the ISPCA’s work doesn’t stop. There are hundreds of animals in our centres and we are continuing to provide a high level of care by our dedicated staff during COVID-19. As essential frontline workers, ISPCA Inspectors are responding to emergency calls made to our National Animal …

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Government Announces €2.5m Fund for Community Groups involved in Community Call Response to Covid-19

Government Announces €2.5m Fund for Community Groups involved in Community Call Response to Covid-19 Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural & Community Development, has today (Thursday 9th of April) launched a €2.5 million fund to support community and voluntary groups involved in the delivery of COVID-19 community response efforts.   The COVID-19 Emergency Fund will provide immediate …

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Useful Emergency Telephone Numbers

Useful Emergency Telephone Numbers In the event of a risk to life, safety or an emergency, transfer the call immediately to the relevant number below. Suicide – Self Harm Name Phone Number Secondary No. Text Email Cork Samaritans 116123 021- 4271323   jo@samaritans.ie Pieta Cork 1800 247 247 021-4395333 51444           …

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