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Text Alert Rebates 2022

James Browne TD, Minister of State at the Department of Justice, has announced an extension of the Text Alert Rebate Scheme. Speaking at the National Ploughing Championships today, the Minister said “I am pleased to announce today that my Department will be providing €150,000 in financial support to Community Text Alert Groups in 2022, continuing this Government’s support for crime [...]

By |September 21st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Comments Off on Text Alert Rebates 2022

Ballinacarrow, Sligo

Superintendent P Burke Ballymote, Muintir na Tire Community Alert Development Officer Vanessa Clarke and committee members at the launch of Ballinacarrow Community Text Alert Committee 2022 Every community is very different to even its nearest neighbour so there is no clear answer to this question. Ballinacarrow in Co Sligo recently reactivated. There had been a Community Alert group in the [...]

By |September 19th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Ballinacarrow, Sligo

Ploughing Ahead

Muintir na Tíre, the National Association for Community Development, is returning to the Ploughing Championships (stand 250, in the centre) and looks forward to engaging with community groups and individuals from around the country. CEO, Niall Garvey, said “Our theme this year is re-engagement post-COVID, how groups can re-activate and remain relevant in supporting their communities. We will have a [...]

By |September 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Comments Off on Ploughing Ahead

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 [...]

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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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