Get to Know Your Neighbours on 14-15 July!

How well do you know your own neighbours? Macra na Feirme’s Know Your Neighbour Weekend (14-15 July) is a great opportunity to reach out, network and make new friends. Get to know your neighbours and other groups in your area by hosting a: * morning tea * barbeque * picnic in a local park * cheese and…

Minister Hogan Announces Funding Of €337,000 For Local Environmental Initiatives

Mr. Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government today, (11 June, 2012) announced funding for local environmental initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups and organisations.  The Minister has allocated funding of €337,000 to local authorities to fund projects under the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2012. Matching funding…

Buttevant Walled Town Day 2012

On Sunday June 17th the grounds of Buttevant Castle will return to their medieval roots. For one day only, the second annual Buttevant Walled Towns Day will recreate the sights, smells and sounds of 13th century Ireland. Organised by the local community and sponsored by the Heritage Council through the Irish Walled Towns Network, this…

Tús Supervisor Vacancy

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Limited is taking applications for a Tús Supervisor. Tús is a community work placement initiative that provides short-term quality and suitable working opportunities for people who are unemployed while at the same time carrying out a broad range of services of benefit to the community and in a variety of community settings.…