John McCormack outside DCU

John McCormack writes on how the Dublin North West Area Partnership has helped his return to education

Facing his graduation in DCU in just a few months time John McCormack is considering continuing on to do a Masters program. “Four years ago I stressed at the though at ever going back to a classroom. After struggling through a bad leaving cert over twenty years ago, and hardly ever looking at a book or a computer since then, going to college scared the heck out of me. I…

2015 Governance Code National Training Programme

2015 Governance Code National Training Programme Pobal Community Fund April – October 2015 Sligo, Kilkenny, Cork, Athlone, Limerick, Galway and Dublin As part of our ongoing support for Good Governance in the Community and Voluntary sector, Carmichael Centre strongly recommends adoption of the Governance Code. To assist with this process, Pobal has commissioned a Governance Code Training Programme in the form of a series of one-day governance training sessions taking…

Thinking of going to college?

Are You a Mature Student? Are You Thinking of going to college? Join our Open Information Evening with Orla Hicks (Dublin North West Area Partnership Guidance Team) ‘Preparing your CAO Application and Writing your Personal Statement’ Date: Wednesday the 14th of January Time: 6.30 pm Venue: Cabra Library Admission: Free (booking is advised)

Community Development Grant

Community Development Grant 2014 Dublin North West Area Partnership (TAP) 2014 Community Development Grant is now closed. The purpose of the grant is to support local Community and Voluntary organisations in undertaking actions that promote social inclusion and help strengthen community links within disadvantaged areas and neighbourhoods. 30 groups submitted applications of which 17 received funding. The following groups were successful: Cabra Halloween Festival Committee Cabra History and Folklore Project Erin’s Isle CLG…