International Fund for Ireland commits €4.6m/£3.8m towards 32 community projects

International Fund for Ireland commits €4.6m/£3.8m towards 32 community projects

Published on:  12 Dec 2017
The International Fund for Ireland today confirmed €4.6m/£3.8m of financial assistance that will be shared between 32 community projects in Northern Ireland and the Southern border...
Funding boost for Strabane Youth Support Programme

Funding boost for Strabane Youth Support Programme

Published on:  08 Dec 2017
A Strabane-based youth programme was last night credited with (Thursday 7th December) turning lives around and received a major funding boost. Launched last November with £91,888 from...
Portadown Youth Project Builds Foundations for Long-term Success

Portadown Youth Project Builds Foundations for Long-term Success

Published on:  05 Dec 2017
A local project that works across six communities in Portadown has being praised for turning young lives around as it received a major two-year funding boost. Edgarstown Residents...
Connaught and Belfast projects share peace building experiences

Connaught and Belfast projects share peace building experiences

Published on:  27 Nov 2017
North Connaught Youth and Community Services recently brought young people enrolled in its Personal Youth Development Programme to meet with Duncairn Community Partnership in North Belfast. As...
Belfast seminar examines Peace Walls policy and practice

Belfast seminar examines Peace Walls policy and practice

Published on:  20 Nov 2017
The Chairman of the International Fund for Ireland recently participated in a seminar that examined the challenges of current policy and practice in relation to Peace Walls. Organised by...
Improved security is key to changing views about Peace Wall removal or reduction

Improved security is key to changing views about Peace Wall removal or reduction

Published on:  24 Oct 2017
The majority of residents living closest to Peace Walls say that improving safety and security is the most effective way to change attitudes to potential barrier removal or reduction....
Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards

Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards

Published on:  23 Oct 2017
Mr. Marty Meehan, President of the University of Massachusetts was recently announced as a recipient of the prestigious Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards, an initiative of the Donegal Diaspora...
Cross-border conference examines community policing

Cross-border conference examines community policing

Published on:  19 Oct 2017
Civic leaders, voluntary groups and law and justice agencies from both sides of the border came together at a major event today to examine how better partnerships can be created between...
Informative ‘Peace of Mind’ positive mental health Conference held in Clones

Informative ‘Peace of Mind’ positive mental health Conference held in Clones

Published on:  17 Oct 2017
Local residents and community representatives from Clones area and surrounding cross-border areas in County Fermanagh attended an informative ‘Peace of Mind’ positive mental health...
Celebrations for Finn Valley cross-border and cross-community men’s project

Celebrations for Finn Valley cross-border and cross-community men’s project

Published on:  04 Oct 2017
Local residents and community representatives from Donegal and Tyrone came together to celebrate the achievements of the participants of the Finn Valley Men’s Project, a cross community, cross...
AMBIT alumni gather for special event

AMBIT alumni gather for special event

Published on:  29 Sep 2017
Alumni from an influential transatlantic study programme, AMBIT, gather in Belfast last night for a special audience with Jake Sullivan, a former security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden....
Limavady Youth Project Celebrates Success and Further Investment

Limavady Youth Project Celebrates Success and Further Investment

Published on:  26 Sep 2017
Thirty four young people are celebrating success and taking steps towards a positive future, thanks to a unique cross-community project based in Limavady. The ‘Building Brighter...
West Belfast: Work begins to remove security wall

West Belfast: Work begins to remove security wall

Published on:  20 Sep 2017
Work has started in West Belfast to dismantle a security wall that has stood for nearly three decades. The three-metre high brick wall divides Springfield Road and Springhill Avenue and...
GAA’s Oisin McConville speaks at ‘Border Life 2017’

GAA’s Oisin McConville speaks at ‘Border Life 2017’

Published on:  18 Sep 2017
Participants of Diversity Youth Project, along with representatives from Louth Comhairle na nOg and Newry & Mourne Youth Council attended a conference ‘Border Life 2017’ held in the...
New project offers brighter future for young women in West Belfast

New project offers brighter future for young women in West Belfast

Published on:  03 Aug 2017
Coordinators of a new cross-community project today outlined plans to boost employability and turn around the lives of young women in the Shankill and Falls Road areas of Belfast.

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