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Personal Information Pack

Muintir na Tíre has launched a new safety programme – the Personal Information Pack. The Personal Information Pack (PIP) builds on the long-standing success of the Bottle in the Fridge, another Community Alert programme. PIP enables Ambulance and Fire services, An Garda Síochána, or other first responders to immediately access vital information in the event of a vehicle accident. It [...]

By |June 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Personal Information Pack

Text Alert Rebates

We are pleased to announce the Department of Justice has renewed the Text Alert Rebate Scheme for a further year. Muintir na Tíre will administer this scheme on behalf of all eligible Text Alert Groups. The scheme will see groups receive a rebate on their eligible operating costs. Change: This year we are moving to a calendar year basis. Eligible [...]

By |February 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Text Alert Rebates

Keep Ireland Talking

As part of our work as Community Champions throughout the country, we are supporting the Keep Ireland Talking Initiative. Together, we can reduce the feelings of loneliness that people are experiencing. Family members, neighbours and friends can all play their part by recognising that even though we have to stay apart, we can still take the time to talk to [...]

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Community Champions

As part of the Government response to COVID-19, a Community Champion has been appointed in each county. Uniquely, Muintir has four staff working as Community Champions, which gives us an insight into the issues arising around the country, and the types of actions being taken. We plan to bring you some of these examples over the coming weeks. You can [...]

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COVID-19 resources

The following resources may be useful to Community Groups Essential Service Letter Local Authority Contacts Helpline Numbers by County Covid 19 Home Crime Prevention Advice Community Response Home_delivery_of_medicines NCBI services in co-vid19 covid-19-information-booklet covid-19-prevention-a4-poster covid-19-prevention-a4-poster hand-hygiene-poster-english getting-ready-to-go-to-the-test-centre-explainer-guide-for-children getting-ready-to-go-to-the-test-centre-comic-explainer-guide-for-children

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 Blog

We will update this post as new advice becomes available for community groups. 2 April 2020 County Helpline Numbers Each county now has a dedicated Local Authority Helpline. The numbers are available here: Helpline Numbers by County ********************************************************************************************************* 1 April 2020 Home Crime Prevention In these difficult times it is important to remain aware of potential crime, particularly to the [...]

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