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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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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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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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COVID-19 Blog

By |2020-04-02T15:53:07+00:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

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National Community Engagement Day

By |2020-06-02T12:52:13+00:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Featured on homepage|Tags: , , , , , |

On Friday 31st January The National Rural Safety Forum will host over 300 meet and greet events throughout Ireland. This is an opportunity for local communities to get to know their local Gardaí and community representatives. All are welcome. The National Rural Safety Forum includes Muintir na Tíre, An Garda Síochána, and other community organisations. More [...]

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Post Office Closures

By |2020-03-16T18:01:27+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Muintir na Tíre, the National Association for Community Development, has said that the planned closure of rural post offices is premature. Muintir na Tíre National President, Michael Sweeney said “For many years, Muintir has lobbied for improvements to the post office network, including in our recent Save Rural Ireland campaign. Since these improvements have not been [...]

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