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News and Press Releases from the International Fund for Ireland.

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.
International Fund for Ireland commits £2.6m/€3.1m to 18 community projects

International Fund for Ireland commits £2.6m/€3.1m to 18 community projects

Published on:  24 Jul 2017
The International Fund for Ireland today confirmed £2.6m/€3.1m of financial assistance that will be shared between 18 community projects in Northern Ireland and the Southern border...
Programme proves to be a "Game Changer" for young people

Programme proves to be a "Game Changer" for young people

Published on:  07 Jul 2017
Young people enrolled on an innovative personal development project were honoured last night (Thursday 6th July) for turning lives around and enhancing community relations in East and South...
Fund meets with the Olive Tree Initiative

Fund meets with the Olive Tree Initiative

Published on:  23 May 2017
On 20th May 2017, the International Fund for Ireland met with the Olive Tree Initiative to discuss our peacebuilding work in Northern Ireland and the southern border counties.The...
Dundalk and Armagh Youth team up for ‘Selfie’ Exhibition

Dundalk and Armagh Youth team up for ‘Selfie’ Exhibition

Published on:  18 May 2017
Young people from Dundalk, Mullaghbawn, Creggan and Aughnagurgan communities teamed up to create a fascinating ‘Sefie’ Exhibition which was held in the spectacular setting of Creggan Walled...
AMBIT Graduates Celebrate success

AMBIT Graduates Celebrate success

Published on:  12 May 2017
On Thursday 11th May, 16 participants celebrated the completion of the 2017 AMBIT programme. AMBIT is a long- running study visit funded by the International Fund for Ireland and is organised...

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