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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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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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Spring Sign Clean

By |2023-05-05T07:23:48+00:00May 5th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , |

Why not take advantage of the better weather to clean your Community Alert and Text Alert signs, and the areas around them? Apart from showing pride in your community, clean signs also show an active group – a good message to give to potential unwanted visitors to your area! We would love to show your before [...]

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Keep Ireland Talking

By |2020-06-02T13:46:47+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Community Champions

By |2020-06-02T13:34:26+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

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COVID-19 resources

By |2020-04-03T15:19:16+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

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