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Mitchelstown Tourism

By |2024-01-24T13:57:20+00:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , |

Do you have a passion for some of the many wonderful attractions in Mitchelstown and surrounding areas? Would you like to help attract more visitors to the area and encourage them to stay for longer: creating a great place to live, interesting new roles in tourism-related activities and prosperity for our area? Join us on Thursday [...]

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We’re Hiring!

By |2024-01-03T18:25:17+00:00January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have vacancies for two Community Alert Development Officers, as follows: for the South Eastern Region (Tipperary, Wexford, Kilkenny, Waterford, Carlow). for the Northern Region (Cavan, Donegal, Monaghan, Sligo, Louth, Leitrim). If you live in these regions, have a keen interest in community safety and development, and want an opportunity with flexible working hours, let us [...]

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Community Comeback

By |2023-12-21T19:54:06+00:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Comeback is an initiative from Muintir na Tíre to encourage community groups to reactivate and re-engage after the COVID pandemic. It recognises that community groups are the lifeblood of rural Ireland and are the best vehicle for ensuring community viability in areas which may not have many other supports. It also recognises that community groups [...]

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Community Alert Month – Skryne

By |2023-12-22T12:34:36+00:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , |

To support Community Alert Month, Skyrne Community Alert held a successful event in the RST Community Centre We met several times recently as a busy committee putting together our 1st public meeting since before COVID. We were delighted that our guest speaker  Minister Helen McEntee joined us for the entire night. Helen gave an inspiring overview [...]

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Text Alert Rebates

By |2023-12-10T10:24:08+00:00December 10th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , |

James Browne TD, Minister of State at the Department of Justice, has announced an extension of the Text Alert Rebate Scheme saying “Community Text Alert is an excellent example of partnership between An Garda Síochána and the community. My Department is happy to continue to support community groups in the excellent work they do through this [...]

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Community Alert Month

By |2023-12-22T12:35:50+00:00October 3rd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , |

This October is national Community Alert month and over 1,000 Community Alert groups around the country are being encouraged to Participate. Community Alert is a crime prevention and community safety programme run by Muintir na Tíre, in partnership with An Garda Síochána. Muintir na Tíre President, Jackie Meally, said “Community Alert is one of the most [...]

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Muintir na Tíre, Fr John Hayes and Northern Ireland: ‘Names and flags avail nothing’

By |2023-07-25T09:46:22+00:00July 25th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , |

FOR nine decades the Irish social movement Muintir na Tíre (Irish for 'People of the Land') has been embedded in rural communities across the 26 counties. The organisation, founded by Limerick-born priest, Fr John Hayes, played a significant role in periods of the Irish state's social life in the 20th century. Its leading role in rural [...]

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Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation

By |2023-06-08T17:09:27+00:00June 8th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , |

Sheep would prefer to eat sweet grass than be warned of a prowling wolf. And so too it is with us. There is a strong tendency to ignore much of what is unpalatable so we can continue just as we are. There is a role in America called the Surgeon General. On the 2nd of May, [...]

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Ballycastle Community Alert, Co Mayo. A Case Study

By |2023-05-05T09:00:43+00:00May 5th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , |

Testimonial on the SAS  In 2020 this group highlighted that 5 lives were saved during lockdown, by each person having and using the Monitored Alarm which they got with the help of the volunteer Caroline Stadler through Ballycastle Community Alert. Caroline Stadler, Ballycastle Community Alert Co. Mayo, ‘we are a very active group keeping our older [...]

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Seniors Alert Scheme

By |2023-05-05T10:12:21+00:00May 5th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , |

Muintir na Tíre is a proud and long term supporter of the Seniors Aert Scheme. We are encouraging our groups to take three actions: Register Promote Test Register If your group is not already registered, please consider doing so. There are enormous benefits to the older and vulnerable residents in your community. There is relatively little [...]

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