Mary Raftery Journalism Fund announces Brian Maguire fundraising collaboration January 18, 2018 The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund (MRJF) is delighted to announce a new fundraising collaboration with artist Brian Maguire who has kindly agreed to donate the proceeds from the sale of his unique print ‘War Changes Its Address – Aleppo March …
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Heritage Council calls for applications under Community Heritage Grant Scheme January 15, 2018 The Heritage Council has issued a call for funding applications under its Community Heritage Grant Scheme. To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (EYCH), this year’s scheme focuses on the theme ‘Make a Connection’, encouraging communities throughout Ireland …
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Increase in over-holding a symptom of pressures in the private rented sector January 12, 2018 The national housing charity, Threshold has said that figures reported today (12.01.18) by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) showing an increase in the number of cases of over-holding is a direct indication of the difficulties currently being faced by tenants in the …
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Bob Geldof’s Band Aid Trust donates archive to the National Library of Ireland December 20, 2017 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is to bring the Band Aid archive to a worldwide audience with plans to digitise a vast collection of letters, photographs and charity records from the iconic 1984 fundraiser. Band Aid founder, Bob Geldof, and Minister …
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Proper enforcement and rent register essential to stem rising rent levels December 20, 2017 The national housing charity, Threshold has reiterated its call for the introduction of a mandatory rent register and proper enforcement of legislation, to stem rising rents, after figures today from the Residential Tenancies Board showed an annualised growth rate of 9.5 per …
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Calls to Threshold increase increase by nearly a third in November December 17, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Sunday, 17th December 2017 Calls to Threshold increase increase by nearly a third in November Housing charity appeals to public to support Christmas fundraising drive to help save vulnerable tenants from homelessness. Nearly 300 tenants contacted national housing …
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National Library announces details of major Seamus Heaney exhibition December 5, 2017 PRESS RELEASE  Tuesday, 5th December 2017 National Library announces details of major Seamus Heaney exhibition “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” to open in summer 2018 Details of “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again”, a major international exhibition that will tell the story …
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National winners of Poetry Aloud poetry speaking competition announced December 1, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Friday, 1st December 2017 National winners of Poetry Aloud poetry speaking competition announced The winners of the annual Poetry Aloud competition, organised by the National Library of Ireland (NLI) and Poetry Ireland, were announced today (01.12.17) at the final …
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Threshold urges Government to strengthen investment in homelessness prevention measures as it takes more than 71,000 calls in 2016 November 27, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 27th November 2017 Threshold urges Government to strengthen investment in homelessness prevention measures as it takes more than 71,000 calls in 2016 National housing charity Threshold took 71,319 calls in 2016 and helped 21,625 people during that time with …
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An Foras Pátrúnachta to deliver new multilingual education initiative November 23, 2017 The largest patron of Irish medium schools in the country, An Foras Pátrúnachta, (AFP), has launched a major new multilingual education initiative to advance multilingualism across its nationwide school network, with a view that pupils will leave primary school proficient …
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