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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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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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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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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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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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Personal Information Pack

By |2022-06-09T18:46:06+00:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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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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