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International Fund for Ireland commits €3m/£2.6m to 22 community projects

International Fund for Ireland commits €3m/£2.6m to 22 community projects

Published on:  13 Apr 2017
The International Fund for Ireland today confirmed €3m/£2.6m of financial assistance to support 22 community projects in Northern Ireland and the southern border counties of Ireland.

International Fund for Ireland welcomes announcement by Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP

Published on:  06 Apr 2017
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, has today announced an additional £250,000 of UK government funding to tackle the underlying causes of sectarianism and...
Northern Ireland’s Lessons for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Northern Ireland’s Lessons for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Published on:  23 Mar 2017
On 13th March, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and the Embassy of Ireland invited the International Fund for Ireland to share its experiences of peacebuilding at a special event in...
Sligo ‘Inside & Out’ Cross-border project officially launched

Sligo ‘Inside & Out’ Cross-border project officially launched

Published on:  22 Feb 2017
Local community representatives came together today to celebrate the official launch of a new cross community, cross border project ‘Inside & Out’, administered by Cranmore Community...
Cross-border community event examines ‘Effective Policing through Partnership’

Cross-border community event examines ‘Effective Policing through Partnership’

Published on:  09 Feb 2017
Civic leaders, voluntary bodies and law and justice agencies from both sides of the border and Great Britain came together at a major event today (9th February 2017) to examine how better...
International Fund for Ireland marks 30 years

International Fund for Ireland marks 30 years

Published on:  20 Jan 2017
The International Fund for Ireland marked 30 years of delivering critical peacebuilding programmes at a special event in Belfast tonight (19th January). Chairman of the Fund, Dr Adrian Johnston...
It’s a wrap! Donegal Youth Service celebrates conclusion of successful ‘Activ8’ Cross Border Project

It’s a wrap! Donegal Youth Service celebrates conclusion of successful ‘Activ8’ Cross Border Project

Published on:  21 Dec 2016
Wednesday, 21 December 2016:  Local residents and community representatives from Donegal and Tyrone came together to celebrate the achievements of the latest participants of the...
International Fund for Ireland commits £3.6m/€4.3m towards 32 community projects

International Fund for Ireland commits £3.6m/€4.3m towards 32 community projects

Published on:  20 Dec 2016
The International Fund for Ireland has confirmed £3.6m/€4.3m of financial assistance to support 32 community projects.The funding, approved at the organisation’s recent Board...
Young people get in gear for safer driving and community leadership in Newry/Armagh

Young people get in gear for safer driving and community leadership in Newry/Armagh

Published on:  09 Dec 2016
More than 30 young people enrolled on an innovative training project were honoured last night (Thursday 8th December) for bringing safer driving and enhanced community relations to Newry and Armagh...
Training project to boost youth prospects in south Down

Training project to boost youth prospects in south Down

Published on:  29 Nov 2016
A County Down training project has outlined plans to help boost employability and turn around young lives in Kilkeel and surrounding areas.Launched with £80,550 from the International...
Major Peace Walls event calls for positive outcomes for Londonderry-Derry communities

Major Peace Walls event calls for positive outcomes for Londonderry-Derry communities

Published on:  18 Nov 2016
Trust must be built and residents encouraged to participate and build new relationships so communities can begin to consider a future without physical barriers.That was the message at a...
Clones 'Peace of Mind' cross-border project launched

Clones 'Peace of Mind' cross-border project launched

Published on:  17 Nov 2016
Local residents and community representatives came together to celebrate the official launch of a new cross border project ‘Peace of Mind’, administered by Clones Family Resource Centre. ...
Australian Ambassador meets with Fund and Belfast interface groups

Australian Ambassador meets with Fund and Belfast interface groups

Published on:  10 Nov 2016
Australian Ambassador to Ireland, Richard Andrews, yesterday (9th November 2016) met International Fund for Ireland Board Member, Billy Gamble, and community groups that are working to improve life...
BCRC launches new Peace Walls paper

BCRC launches new Peace Walls paper

Published on:  27 Oct 2016
Belfast Conflict Resolution Consortium today (27th October) launched a new research report that provides referencing tools for individuals and groups that assisting communities to discuss and...
‘Football in the Community’ secures right result

‘Football in the Community’ secures right result

Published on:  24 Oct 2016
Local residents and community representatives came together to cheer on teams from Sligo FC, Ballinamallard FC, Donegal Youth Services and Tubbercurry FITC at a special soccer tournament held in...

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