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Ice Cream Science & Technology Course – Training Workshop

University College Cork is pleased to announce an International Training Course on “Ice Cream Science and Technology”, which will take place in Ireland in February 2016. This intensive three-day course will provide participants with knowledge of the production, science, technology, and quality features of frozen desserts, ice cream and related products. The Course will examine the …

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Certificate/Diploma in Social Enterprise and Community Development Practice

Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at UCC is currently offering a Certificate/Diploma in Social Enterprise and Community Development Practice.  The application date has been extended to the 18th September, 2015. Social Enterprises combined with Community Development practices present a perfect model for community groups to insure their sustainability into the future while at the same time, …

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County Mayor pays official visit to offices of Avondhu Blackwater Partnership in Castletownroche

The Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea made an official visit to the new offices of Avondhu Blackwater Partnership in the Mill, Castletownroche recently. He was greeted on arrival by the Chief Executive of Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Ms. Valerie Murphy and Chairman of the Board Mr. John Carroll. The Mayor …

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The Youth Participation Panel

The Youth Participation Panel (YPP) is the first youth grant making programme to be established by The Community Foundation for Ireland and was officially launched on August 10th 2015. The YPP is made up of four young people, aged 16- 30 who are passionate about creating a better Ireland for our young people. Four grants are …

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Rural female entrepreneurs funding initiative

he Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD and Minister of State for Rural Economic Development, Ann Phelan TD have welcomed the launch of “ACORNS”, a new six month entrepreneurial development programme for aspiring rural female entrepreneurs. This pilot business development initiative is funded under the Department’s CEDRA Rural Development and Innovation …

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Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Public Consultation for the new LEADER Local Development Strategy

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership is currently undertaking a comprehensive consultation process, carried out through a variety of media which will invite priority actions, innovative plans and ideas, strategies or observations to be submitted. This is your opportunity to contribute to the development of new Local Development Strategy for the coming LEADER programme. The inputs and observations contributed during the …

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North Cork Film-Making and Employment Skills Project

North Cork Film-Making and Employment Skills Project are pleased to announce that it is now recruiting learners for the 2015/2016 year. This full-time course begins at the end of September and gives learners the opportunity to gain experience in areas of scriptwriting, camera operation, directing, sound operation and film editing. A City & Guilds Certificate in …

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Competitive Feasibility Fund – Agri Business

Enterprise Ireland recognise the need to encourage, grow and develop the next generation of Irish agri-business companies competing on a global scale.  The Competitive Feasibililty Fund for Agri-Business aims to support agri-business entrepreneurs grow scalable businesses. The total fund size is up to €250,000. Applications for funding are considered on a competitive basis. The objective …

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Avondhu Blackwater Partnership attend the inaugural Robinson Settlers Festival Peterborough in Peterborough Ontario

Recently Avondhu Blackwater Partnership were delighted to receive an invitation from the Mayor of Selwen Ontario, Ms. Mary Smith, to attend and launch the inaugural Peter Robinson Festival which was held in Peterborough Ontario at the end of July 2015. The festival represents the coming together of the Robinsons diaspora in Canada, who in partnership …

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