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Establishment of Charities Regulatory Authority
By: | charity, Community, Featured | 16th October 2014
The Charities Regulatory Authority is being established by ministerial order today.  Here, DHR’s Executive Director, Martina Quinn, summarises its role and how it came about.  Those of us who work directly in or with the charities sector have long been conscious of the need for better regulatory measures and increased transparency.  Never was this more apparent than when details emerged in late 2013 of the over-inflated pay packages being received…
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Sarah Harte DHR’s Top Picks for Culture Night 2014
By: | Clients, Community, Events | 17th September 2014
Here in DHR Communications, we work with fantastic organisations, some of which are involved in this year’s Culture Night 2014. The annual, nationwide event takes place this Friday 19th September, and comprises hundreds of events across Ireland. Arts and cultural organisations will open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks and performances for all to enjoy. Here are some highlights that you might like to check out…
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We’re Shortlisted for a CSR Award!
By: | Community, CSR, DHR News, Featured | 16th July 2014
D8CEC Synge Street premises opening DHR Executive Director Martina Quinn (second from the right), pictured with her fellow board members from D8CEC and then Education Minister Ruairi Quinn TD at the recent opening of the new D8CEC premises on Synge Street, Dublin 8   DHR is delighted to be shortlisted for an award in the Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards 2014.  This marks the second year in a row that we’ve been shortlisted…
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Sarah Harte Celebrate Africa Day 2014 Nationwide this week!
By: | Clients, Community, Events | 19th May 2014
This year’s Africa Day activities have kicked off! The annual celebration of Africa’s unity takes place right around the globe, and here in Ireland, Irish Aid is the driving force behind celebrations which aim to celebrate African culture and community. Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this week with the national Africa Day flagship family festival taking place in Farmleigh Estate, Phoenix Park, Dublin 15, on Sunday 25th May from 11am to…
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DHR Features in Launch of Ireland’s National Plan on CSR
By: | Community, CSR, DHR News, Featured | 9th April 2014
Pictured at the launch of the National Plan on Coporate Social Responsibility (L-R) Martina Quinn, DHR Communicatios, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive, Chambers Ireland, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and Catherine Heaney, Managing Director, DHR Communications We’re usually the ones organising photocalls, rather than participating in them; working behind the scenes, not posing in front of the camera.  However, the tables were turned this week, when we were invited to participate in the launch of Ireland’s National Plan on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The plan was launched by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD.  DHR’s Managing Director, Catherine Heaney, and Executive Director,…
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What we’ve been up to – FRCNF annual report
By: | Clients, Community, DHR News, Events, Public Affairs | 17th July 2012
We’ve had a busy couple of weeks here at DHR Communications, preparing and managing a major annual event for the Family Resource Centre National Forum (FRCNF). The organisation, which you can read a case study about here, held the launch of it’s annual Speak report in Dublin on 11th July last, with Family Resource Centres all over the country attending.              The event was officiated…
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Training in Media Skills and Political Campaigning
By: | Community, DHR News | 4th October 2010
We have just announced details of our autumn 2010 training programme, which is targeted specifically at people working in the not-for-profit, community, voluntary and public sectors.
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DHR Working with FAI
By: | Clients, Community, DHR News | 17th September 2009
DHR Communications is delighted to be working with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) on its Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) Week 2009.  FARE 2009 runs from 15th to 27th October and is organised by the Football Against Racism in Europe Network, which is a community partner of UEFA. In Ireland, activities for the Week are organised by the FAI’s Intercultural Football Programme.  DHR Communications is now working with…
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DHR Director Appointed to Dublin City Council SPC
By: | Community, Consultation, DHR News, Public Affairs | 17th September 2009
DHR Director Dermot Ryan has been appointed to the Economic Development, Planning and European Affairs Strategic Policy Committee of Dublin City Council. This committee prepares and debates policy alternatives for economic and development affairs for the City Council.  Dermot will represent the South West Inner City Local Employment Centre (SWIC LEC) on the Committee.  He is the Chairperson of SWIC LEC in a voluntary capacity. Further info on Dublin City…
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