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Ailbhe Murphy
A gold, blue and green logo that reads "Ireland Euro 50"
Europe Day 2023: Celebrating 50 years of the EU with Independent.ie Europe Day takes place each year on the 9th May.  It was on this date in 1950 that the Schuman Declaration was signed to secure long-term peace for Europe in the aftermath of the Second World War. This signing marked the beginning of what… Continue Reading Europe Day 2023: Celebrating 50 years of the EU
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in a group of five people standing in front of the Irish and EU flags we can clearly make out Ms Sukova and Mr de Castro. There are banners and vaious other small displays pinned to a board behind them.
The Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL), Ms Andriana Sukova, visited Ireland on 21 and 22 March. As part of her visit, Ms Sukova was welcomed by Priory Youthreach for a tour of their centre. Ms Sukova was accompanied by colleagues from DG EMPL and… Continue Reading Priory Youthreach Visited by Deputy Director General Sukova
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Secretary General Jim Breslin, Minister Simon Harris, and Commissioner Andriana Sukova stand beside a banner with the title European Social Fund Plus, which features images of beneficiaries of ESF+ funding.
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced a €1 billion co-funded investment in employment, skills, social inclusion and poverty in Ireland.  The funding is a joint investment by the Irish Government and the European Union under the European Social Fund Plus with €573 million coming from… Continue Reading Launch of Employment, Inclusion, Skills and Training Programme 21-27
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The researchers, who are based in RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Galway, Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD), have been awarded funding from Horizon Europe’s European Research Council (ERC). The Irish research ranges from neuromuscular-cognitive interactions and lung fibrosis research to 4D bioprinting and moral agency in election… Continue Reading Researchers in Ireland awarded Horizon Europe Funding
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Access Europe
Access Europe is a three-year programme, led by The Wheel and funded by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, to provide a support and capacity-building programme for Irish civil society organisations to better access EU funds and engage in EU policy. Access Europe launched their support service in November 2020, since then the service has… Continue Reading ACCESS EUROPE SHOWCASE 2021
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Le Cheile
Le Chéile Mentoring was established in 2005 to provide a Mentoring service to children and young people aged 12-18 years engaged in Young Persons Probation (YPP). Le Chéile is a child-centred service which recruits and trains volunteers from local communities to work with young people and families. Having since expanded to work with young people… Continue Reading Le Chéile Mentoring launch 2020 Annual Report
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EMPOWER Conference
GMIT Innovation Hubs has announced an exciting line-up of speakers for the EMPOWER Explore 2021 Conference which takes place online on 7 September 2021 from 9.30-1:00pm. The conference will focus on the subjects of early stage investment for women entrepreneurs and blockchain technology. Keynote speaker Anne Ravanona, founder of Global Invest Her and EU Delegation… Continue Reading EMPOWER Explore 2021 Conference
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Ability Logo
The 27 Ability projects have collaborated and produced a digital ‘mapping’ tool, using existing creative software, to provide the public with information, resources and access to each programme. The tool is known as the ‘Ability 27 Padlet’. The Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys T.D. said“I am committed to supporting people with disabilities to participate… Continue Reading Digital mapping tool launched by Ability Projects
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