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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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Ploughing 2018

By |2019-03-19T19:43:42+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Muintir na Tire will be at the Ploughing Championships at Stand 275 (block 2, row 13). This is at the very centre of the exhibition, right beside the National Ploughing Association Headquarters. Our staff will be on hand to advise community groups on the current issues. We would welcome visitors from any Community Alert Groups, Community [...]

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“Taxpayers can’t afford to subsidise rural way of life.”

By |2019-03-19T19:46:15+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

"Taxpayers can’t afford to subsidise rural way of life. If it is to prosper Ireland must become a Global City.” says former Finance Secretary General John Moran. This was our response I refer to John Moran’s article last Sunday, which I hope is merely kite flying for his native city and does not represent the views [...]