SEI Awards 2019
Social entrepreneurs awarded more than €240,000 in funding and support to change Ireland for the better at SEI Awards October 9, 2019 Farm safety, property theft, remote working, anxiety among young people, bullying in school and more equal access to secondary school grinds are the social issues tackled by the winners of the 2019 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) Awards, supported by DCC …
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Locked Out of the Market Report
Only 3.7% of national rental stock affordable for standard housing support recipients October 6, 2019 A new report by the Simon Communities of Ireland has revealed that on average just 3.7% of rental housing stock across the country is within standard Rent Supplement (RS) or Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) limits. The charity’s latest ‘Locked Out …
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temporary accommodation Simon Communities of Ireland
Almost one in three adults knows someone who has recently lived in temporary accommodation October 3, 2019 Almost three in ten Irish adults know someone who is staying in temporary accommodation, or who has done so in the past 12 months, according to research published by the Simon Communities of Ireland. In a national omnibus survey – …
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Homelessness Crisis - Simon Communities of Ireland Pre Budget Submission
Fresh thinking required to solve Ireland’s homelessness crisis – Simon Communities of Ireland September 30, 2019 Ireland’s homelessness crisis is not an intractable problem, but it needs a new determination to move from ‘dealing with’ to ‘ending’ the uncertainty facing more than 10,000 people in Ireland. That’s the message from Simon Communities of Ireland, in its …
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The Ginger Man NLI
Archive of The Ginger Man author JP Donleavy donated to National Library August 15, 2019 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced receipt of the archive of the internationally renowned, award-winning Irish American author of The Ginger Man, JP Donleavy. The author’s archive is wide-ranging, comprising notebooks, manuscripts, playscripts, letters, theatrical posters and programmes, …
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Generation Z YSI
New research shows a fifth of Generation Z spend six-plus hours on their smartphone daily July 31, 2019 Young people in Ireland spend an average of four hours per day on their smartphone, with a high proportion spending six or more hours on their phone. That’s according to new research undertaken as part of the Young Social Innovators …
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Museum 14 Henrietta Street
Poet Paula Meehan and photographer Dragana Jurišić collaborate on new book entitled ‘Museum’, inspired by the history and residents of 14 Henrietta Street July 26, 2019 ‘’MUSEUM’ created in response to the history of the house Renowned poet, Paula Meehan and award-winning photographer, Dragana Jurišić have joined forces to create a book celebrating the varied history of, and the lives lived in, 14 Henrietta Street, Dublin’s …
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NLI Capital Devlopment Project Phase One
National Library of Ireland marks completion of phase one of its capital development project with unveiling of new book repository June 27, 2019 The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has unveiled a new book repository at the National Library of Ireland (NLI), with the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ …
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NCAD Strategy
New NCAD strategy to challenge traditional approaches June 18, 2019 The National College of Art and Design (NCAD) has published its new strategy, Futures, Bold & Curious (2019 – 2024). Director of NCAD, Professor Sarah Glennie, said: “It is our ambition that, as we embed our new strategy, every student …
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