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                     Donegal Community Workers Co-operative
                   Communit-E Bulletin No. 06/11 to 21 April 2011

  Extracted from C&V sector e-bulletins & websites, newsletters, national & local press,
   and Citizens Information Resource Database for Voluntary and Community Sectors
                              www.citizensinformation.ie


FUNDING _________________________________________________________________ 1
  The Community Foundation for Ireland – Grassroots Grants Scheme _____________________1
  The Process ____________________________________________________________________2
GENERAL _________________________________________________________________ 2
  Strengthen our Voice __________________________________________________________2
  Practice seminars for Community Workers engaging with migrant workers and their families 3
  LGBT Diversity - NORTHWEST-MIDLANDS REGIONAL SEMINAR _________________3
  Common Cents 2011 Conference ____________________________________________________4
  Take your own personal 'Leap of Faith' with Trócaire __________________________________4
PUBLICATIONS ____________________________________________________________ 5
  The Forum on Patronage and Pluralism in the Primary Sector is now open for submissions___5
EDUCATION/TRAINING ____________________________________________________ 5
  Tools for Change Community Work course (FETAC Level 6)- HELP Project ______________5
  EXPAC – Conflicts of Interest Training ______________________________________________6
  New APEL Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning – Uni. of Ulster @ Magee_________7
  The Peace & Reconciliation Group - Spring 2011- Summer 2011 training programme _______8
    Advanced Conflict Resolution & Mediation Skills (10 Days)_____________________________________ 8
    Developing Facilitation Skills (Dealing With the Past Shaping The Future) (6 Days) __________________ 8
  Minding Mammy – Post Natal Depression Education Programme ________________________9
  Theatre of Witness Education Programme – Free Workshops for Schools and Groups ______10
CROSS BORDER / EU NEWS ________________________________________________ 10
  Centre for Cross Border Studies Conference _________________________________________10
LOCAL PRESS / INFORMATION ____________________________________________ 11
  Dungloe Walking Weekend _______________________________________________________11



FUNDING

The Community Foundation for Ireland – Grassroots Grants Scheme
The Community Foundation for Ireland works with community and voluntary groups in the Republic of
Ireland. Through the Grassroots Grants Scheme it aims to support the disadvantaged in our
communities by providing small grants for specific projects that will contribute to alleviating isolation and
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disadvantage. Since 2000, the scheme has supported hundreds of groups in this way.
The Grassroots Grants Scheme has allowed us to build links and forge relationships with those working
at grassroots level in Irish society. The outcomes we learn from projects we fund give us a bank of
knowledge and a unique perspective on the issues of greatest concern within the sector. To see the
impact we have had in each county in Ireland with these grants please view our Grants Impact Map
The Process
Applicant organisations should always begin by reading the CRITERIA. The Target Area, costs,
and timing should be taken into account. There are three rounds of Grassroots Grants per year. Please
consult the Application Page for the current closing date.
        Apply online here or download the Word application form. The Grants team will assess the
           application based on suitability and acknowledge your application by email, indicating when
           you can expect the outcome.
        The Grants Expert Panel, a sub-committee of The Foundation’s board, meet and using their
           knowledge and expertise they make the overall decisions regarding applications. In the final
           step, all grants are approved by the Board of The Foundation.
        The Grants Team will inform you of the outcome. If unsuccessful we will endeavour, where
           possible, to suggest other avenues for funding.
       If your application is successful, payment will be made using the details you provided in your
            application. You will be expected to acknowledge your application and accept any limitations
            set down by the Grants Expert Panel.

       An Outcome Report will be due six months after the date your grant is issued.


Closing dates for 2011:

30th June

30th September

30th December


You will be informed of the outcome of your application within six to eight weeks.



GENERAL

Strengthen our Voice
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions and the Community Workers’ Co-operative are pleased to
announce a seminar for community, voluntary and ICTU representatives on the Boards of Local
Development Companies

The seminar will explore issues of common concern to community, voluntary and trade union
representatives on the Boards of LDCs and identify strategies for strengthening the voice of
representation

Saturday May 14th, Liberty Hall, Dublin 1, 11am to 3pm

The seminar is free of charge but numbers are strictly limited so early booking is advisable. For further
information and/or to book a place at either seminar please contact info@cwc.ie , esther.lynch@ictu.ie
or doconnor@siptu.ie
For more information please click here
To download the seminar flyer please click here

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Practice seminars for Community Workers engaging with migrant workers and
their families
Are you currently employed or active in community, voluntary, local development and ethnic led
organisations committed to migrant rights?

The MRCI and CWC are pleased to announce two national practice seminars for Community Workers
and those that use community work approaches in engaging with migrant workers and their families.

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        Thursday 19 May, Irish Aid Volunteering Centre, O’Connell Street, Dublin 11am-4pm
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        Thursday 12 May, Nasc, Enterprise House, 35 Mary Street, Cork, 11am-4pm (in association
        with Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre)

Ireland has a long history of community work approaches being used to promote social inclusion and
participation of marginalised communities. However community work with migrants in Ireland, including
asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers is at a relatively early stage in its development. The
recession has resulted in challenges for community work in general, as well as the growing tendency
for mainstream society to scapegoat migrants for the impacts of recession.

Underpinned by principles such as equality and social justice, community work clearly has an important
role to play in supporting the active and critical participation of migrants in local communities and Irish
society but community work with migrants requires additional competencies.

The MRCI and CWC are pleased to announce two national practice seminars for Community Workers
and those that use community work approaches in engaging with migrant workers and their families
that will provide a space to explore best practice and the additional competencies needed to work with
migrant workers. The aim of these practice seminars is to support best community work practice with
migrant workers and their families by creating a space for discussion and learning. The seminars will
also provide an opportunity to network with other community and integration workers; develop analysis
and share and build on existing methods and approaches.

The seminars are for those currently employed or active in community, voluntary, local development
and ethnic led organisations committed to migrant rights.

The seminars are free of charge but numbers are strictly limited so early booking is advisable. For
further information and/or to book a place at either seminar please contact info@cwc.ie or
helen@mrci.ie Tel. 091 779030

To download the seminar flyer please click here


LGBT Diversity -   NORTHWEST-MIDLANDS REGIONAL SEMINAR
Saturday 21st May, Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim

‘EXPLORING COMMUNITY & CULTURE’

Please join is for a 2nd Regional Seminar delivered by LGBT Diversity.

This exciting event offers a range of workshops on LGBT-related issues, opportunities to network
and to share our learning, information and understanding around LGBT communities and LGBT
culture.

 Alongside a panel of speakers and a selection of workshops, we’re delighted to host a small
exhibition from the Irish Queer Archives, courtesy of Tonie Walsh. This exhibition will be available
for touring after 16th April, so if you would like to host this at your venue, please get in touch!


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 The seminar is partnered by an evening event hosted by Northwest LGBT Pride at the same
venue.

Those of you wishing to stay over in lovely Carrick on Shannon are directed to the Bush Hotel’s
seminar rate of €69 pps B&B, €79 single; weekend rate (2B&B&1D €159 pps, SRS €15). Please
quote ‘LGBT’ when booking: Bush Hotel 071 9671000. Self-catering options may also be available
and more information will follow.

Full details of seminar workshops and content will be mailed out soon. If you’d like a registration
pack, please email hayley@lgbtdiversity.com or call 087 9890336.

Numbers are limited to 120, so please book early!

 As you may be aware, LGBT Diversity currently has no worker in the Midlands so I warmly invite
you to make the journey and join us in the Northwest for the day.

The Southeast-Midlands seminar will be held on Saturday May 28th in The


Common Cents 2011 Conference
Date: 12 May 2011
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone

Common Cents 2011 conference will explore how community businesses and social
enterprises can address social issues. How can a community organisation with ideas for
creating jobs get accessible loan finance?

Further information:
Web: http://www.commoncents2011.eventbrite.com/

Take your own personal 'Leap of Faith' with Trócaire
Trócaire's first ever charity Abseil is happening in Derry City on Saturday 7th May to raise vital funds for
the 2011 Lenten campaign. For all adventurers, thrill-seekers and anyone fired up by a challenge, now
is your chance to raise money for a great cause by going 'over the top' of Derry City Council's superb
waterfront building.

Trócaire's annual Lenten campaign raises money for much needed poverty relief world-wide from
communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. This year Trócaire focuses on communities in
Honduras, Central America, who are locked in a struggle to survive against plantation owners who are
trying to forcibly evict them off their land by violence and intimidation. The community of La Confianza
in Northern Honduras is home to Digna Amador, the little 5 year old girl on the Trócaire box this year.
Trócaire supports La Confianza community and others like them to secure their land rights and their
dignity by helping with growing crops, medical care, sanitation and primary education. Since April 2010,
eighteen community members have been murdered by private security guards hired by plantation
owners.

By raising a minimum donation of €100 to take part in the Leap of Faith you can make a real difference
in communities like Digna's. Contact Lawrence McBride, NW Officer for Trócaire on
lmcbride@trocaire.ie or 04871 357288 for an Abseil pack. Thank you.

Rural Community Network (RCN) celebrates 'Respect Week'

Rural Community Network's (RCN) Rural Enabler Programme will celebrate the 2011 Community
Relations Week throughout Northern Ireland and the six Border counties in partnership with the Unite
against Hate campaign.
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A diverse range of events taking place between 23 and 27 May will help to raise awareness of equity,
diversity and interdependence as the building blocks for a peaceful, prosperous and fair society. Local
groups are encouraged and will be supported to celebrate diversity through

Organising seminars and conferences, sports, music, drama, arts and other cultural events. There is
still time for your group to take part in the Respect Week celebrations. Contact your Rural Enabler to
discuss your ideas and plans. RCN may even be able to support your ideas financially. For further
information please e-mail: info@ruralcommunitynetwork.org.


PUBLICATIONS
The Irish Pensioners’ Handbook

Briefing notes for the Taoiseach: an overview of policies and activities at the beginning of the new
Government.

Submissions are invited on Ireland's National Report on human rights to the United Nations Human
Rights Council. Deadline: 6 June 2011.


The Forum on Patronage and Pluralism in the Primary Sector is now open for
submissions
The Department of Education and Skills are inviting parents, patrons, teachers and the wider
community to make submissions to the Forum on Patronage and Pluralism in the Primary Sector.
Submissions are being sought on a number of specific themes:
• Establishing parental and community demand for diversity
• Managing the transfer/divesting of patronage
• Diversity within a school or small number of schools in a locality
Find out more about these themes and of the arrangements for submissions on the Department’s
website.
The closing date for submissions is 7 June 2011.


EDUCATION/TRAINING

Tools for Change Community Work course (FETAC Level 6)- HELP Project
Due to the success of our courses held in 2009 and 2010, we are now offering a new course starting on
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Tuesday May 3 2011 (10am to 1pm). The course will be held in Inishowen Development Partnership
office, Pound Street Business Park, Carndonagh.

The course is based on material contained in our ‘Tools for Change’ toolkit prepared by the Community
Workers Co-op and it’s aim is to assist community workers and activists in their core work of promoting
social change through collective action, challenging inequality and promoting social inclusion in Irish
society.

Community work plays a key role in this quest for social justice and equality.

The course will be delivered by the HELP project (Harnessing Equality for Lasting Peace) in
conjunction with the Inishowen Development Partnership

A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE III Programme managed for the Special EU
Programmes Body by the Community Relations Council/Pobal Consortium


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The course is free of charge


Module Outline
    To explore the concept of Community
    Key principles & values of Community Development
    Community Development as a strategy for Challenging Inequality
    Different types of Community Work and importance of Social Analysis
    Current context and history of Community Development
    Discrimination & Social Exclusion
    Equality & Peace Building
    Exploring the relationship between peace building and Community Work


For more information and Registration Form contact –
Annette Patton,
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Policy & Training Development Worker, Community Workers Co-op, 2 Floor, Pearse Road,
Letterkenny

Email: annettepatton@cwc.ie. Tel: 074 9128792 or 086 2295567
Places are limited and short listing may apply.


EXPAC – Conflicts of Interest Training
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The CWC in Donegal is hosting a Conflicts of Interest training course on Wed/Thurs 18 /19 May and
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Wed/Thurs 25 /26th May in Riverfront House, Letterkenny
A comprehensive course in conflict transformation

Accredited and free to participants

An opportunity to provide quality conflict transformation training.

The Conflicts of Interest programme is a conflict transformation package utilising speakers, DVD
footage and facilitated workshops combined with structured conflict resolution training. The aim of the
package is to enable the participants achieve a rounded picture of conflict and how it may be peacefully
resolved focussing largely on the “Troubles” in the north of Ireland but also referring to other
contentious areas throughout Europe.

The objective of the programme is not to proselytise or justify any particular viewpoint but to offer the
participants on the course an opportunity to hear a range of interpretations and to learn from them. On
the understanding that there is rarely one truth in terms of human relations and societal interaction, this
course sets itself the aim of illustrating the contending positions and opinions that were honestly held by
different sections of society (and the State) throughout the past century in Northern Ireland.

It is, moreover, important for participants to place Northern Ireland in a wider international context.
While it has its own specific history and conflict inducing circumstances, Conflicts of Interest seeks to
persuade that Northern Ireland is not a unique aberration in European history but can be contextualised
within a European framework.

Taking a lead from thinking that inspired the détente between the European powers post World War II,
Conflicts of Interest takes the view that conflicts, generally speaking, have their origins within material
factors. Conflicts, therefore, can be analysed more dispassionately and this often offers an insight to a
potential solution.

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This package will, therefore, adopt a number of themes ranging across issues germane to the topic.
The themes will include:

1.Origins of conflict and potential for distorted perceptions
2). The course of a conflict and its impacts
3). Post-conflict situation necessitating reconciliation

There are 8 modules in the Conflicts of Interest programme. They are:

The Origins of Conflict
Armed Conflict: the Balkans
Conflicts of Rights
Armed Conflict: the Iberia
Vicious Circles
European Contexts
Reconciliation & Change
Study tour, presentation & awards

The 8 modules were ‘classroom’ based and delivered at the venue hosting the course in each area.

In order to accomplish this programme, Conflicts of Interest will deliver an eight x three hour module
course. The course will involve a number of different forms of input including:

a). Speakers from a range of viewpoints including former combatants, the bereaved, academics, civil
servants and politicians.
b). DVD presentations which will include TV footage of seminal events and filmed interviews with a
range of protagonists.
c). Facilitated workshops where the participants will be encouraged to discuss the material they have
watched and to comment on the address they have heard and to elaborate on the theme being
focussed on during that particular module.
d). Conflict resolution training which will allow participants an opportunity to acquire the basic, generic
principles relating to the peaceful management of conflict.
e). A review of three different zones of conflict within Europe including; World War II and its aftermath
(leading to the formation of the European Union), conflict in the Balkans (examining the break-up of a
forced or contested union) and conflict on the Iberian peninsula (two models of autonomy, Basques and
Catalonians).

For more Information on this course please contact Oliver Corr 00353(047) 72182 or
07803729290


New APEL Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning – Uni. of Ulster @
Magee

Venue:   Magee Campus
Date:    6th June 2011 - 10th June 2011
Time:    10am - 4pm
Cost:    £250.00

If you have substantial experience in the Community and Voluntary Sector, you could gain direct entry
to the 2nd Year of the Part Time Degree

BSc Hons Community Development

As a first step, the University is offering experienced Community Sector Practitioners to enrol on the
short APEL programme.
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1) This course offers you the opportunity to convert Community Experience into University Credits
2) Guidance of Building a Portfolio of Experience Based Learning
3) Prospect of Direct Entry into the Second Year of the Degree Programme in September 2011
through successful completion of the course and Portfolio.

Please apply online www.ulster.ac.uk
For further details, please contact Adele McCloskey at a.mccloskey@ulster.ac.uk


The Peace & Reconciliation Group - Spring 2011- Summer 2011 training
programme
The Peace & Reconciliation Group are pleased to announce details of their Spring 2011- Summer 2011
training programme under the Peace III funded “Dealing With The Past Shaping The Future”
programme.

The main focus of this project is to engage with relevant cross-border statutory and voluntary
organisations to develop programmes that will deal with the past and help pave the way for our divided
community to be reconciled.

The Specific Objectives are to:
Develop skilled facilitators,
Offer alternative ways of dealing with conflict,
Build cross-border relationships,
Build confidence within and between individuals on a cross-border dimension,
Creating opportunities for people to meet and talk about how we deal with the past and help shape the
future,
Run specific programmes on mediation skills at Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced levels,
Facilitation skills, Citizenship, Social Civic and Political Education.

The courses on offer are:

Advanced Conflict Resolution & Mediation Skills (10 Days)
OCN Accredited Level 3 Credits 9
This course is designed to develop the skills of those who have completed our intermediate course on
Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills or any other recognised Conflict Resolution programme. The
content of the course is delivered through an experiential learning process that will include role-plays
and reflective feedback by tutors and peers. The participants will be introduced to a facilitate mediation
process that will focus on a six-stage model of mediation.

Tutor:       Michael Barr
Dates:       11, 18, 25, May
            1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June
            5, 6 July
Location:     PRG training room 16 Bishop Street


Developing Facilitation Skills (Dealing With the Past Shaping The Future) (6 Days)
OCN Accredited Level 3 Credits 9
This training programme has been devised to enhance the skills of facilitators who are working in
projects that have a specific remit to deliver programmes to deal with the past under Peace III monies.
The overall programme will focus on how to facilitate difficult conversations with a diverse range of
people who have suffered because of the conflict in Northern Ireland. These individuals and groups
may see themselves as victims or survivors who may be trying to come to terms with the past in dealing
with their hurt and trauma of their respective experiences.
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Northern Ireland, at present is seen as a 'post conflict society' that is involved in a peace process that
has significantly transformed the violence to be less but the conflict in Northern Ireland is far from over.

The course will look at the many different ways people in other post conflict countries remember,
celebrate or commemorate their past. This will include examining the impact of the South African Truth
and Reconciliation Programme and the Rwanda's Healing Project.

Other parts of the course will cover the skills needed as a facilitator to deal with sensitive issues,
manage own and other emotions, working with a co-facilitator and the importance of dealing with
disclosure and the legal aspects of confidentiality.

Aims:
Understand the necessity for building trust in a group where disclosure may take place,
Understand how to monitor own skills as a facilitator,
Have an understanding of co-facilitation,
Recognise the importance of evaluation,
Help group to set aims / objectives when planning programmes,
Help group to set aims / objectives when planning programmes,
Understand how South Africa and Rwanda have dealt with the past,
Understand the different ways people deal with the past,
Understand the dynamics of conflict,
An understanding of the role and function of the Victims Commission,
Understand the concepts and meanings of Democracy and Human Rights.
Dates:      9, 16, 23, 30 May
           6, 13 June
Time:        10.30am-5pm
Location:    PRG training room 16 Bishop Street
Tutor:      Michael Doherty and Michael Barr

The above programmes are free of charge to those working or intending to work in the community and
voluntary sector and it is expected that places will fill up quickly so early expression of interest and
registration is essential.
For further information Contact Michael Barr on 02871369206
or email: michaelbarr@peaceprg.co.uk or info@peaceprg.co.uk


Minding Mammy – Post Natal Depression Education Programme
Have you had a baby recently or in the last five years?
Has your mood changed?
Are you feeling a bit down or do you have low moods?

If you are a mother who answered yes to the questions above, then this course is for you.

Minding Mammy
Post-Natal Depression Education Programme
An eight week CBT programme for mothers of young children

Venue: Derry Well Woman
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On:           12 May – 14 July 2011
At:           7pm - 9pm
              Every Thursday

This programme will help you to: challenge negative thoughts, manage stress/anxiety/low moods and
improve your self-esteem and confidence.

Programme is free of charge. Refreshments provided.
If you’re interested in attending or would like more information contact
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Maria Mc Conalogue on 0044 7738785676 or maria@derrywellwoman.org

Supported by CAWT's INTERREG IVA Social Inclusion Project


Theatre of Witness Education Programme – Free Workshops for Schools and
Groups
 Following the live productions of The Playhouse Theatre of Witness programme we can now announce
the launch of our Theatre of Witness Education Programme. The programme funded by Special
European Unions Programme Board and The Department of Foreign Affairs and will offer a number of
free experiential workshops to schools, community groups, women’s group and youth groups across
Northern Ireland and neighbouring Counties in the Republic. The Playhouse Theatre of Witness is a
form of Theatre which aims to give voice to people whose voices remain unheard to wider society. The
stories shared are told by the people themselves so that audiences can collectively bear witness to
issues of suffering, redemption and social justice.

In 2009, we produced a production named “We Carried Your Secrets”. This Production worked with
fathers from different backgrounds who were on the frontlines during the conflict and those from the
younger generation who were left with questions following this legacy. This work was followed by the
production “I Once Knew a Girl” which shed light on the lives of 6 women who were not only affected by
the conflict but also by resulting social issues.

To find out more about how your group can get involved or to book a workshop contact: Nicky
nicky@derryplayhouse.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 2871268027, Early Bookings are recommended.
www.theatreofwitness.org

‘A project supported by the EU’s PEACE III Programme managed for the SEUPB by the
Community Relations Council/ Pobal Consortium’


CROSS BORDER / EU NEWS

Centre for Cross Border Studies Conference
The Centre for Cross Border Studies, in partnership with the Institute of Public Health in Ireland, is
pleased to invite you to attend a conference for health policy makers, professionals, public officials and
service users from both sides of the border:

Exploring the Potential for Cross-Border Hospital Services in the Irish Border Region:
A Prototype Modelling Tool for Planning Hospital Services
EMERGING FINDINGS CONFERENCE
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk
9.30am-4pm, Thursday 12 May 2011

Consultants Horwath Bastow Charleton (HBC) and Matrix Knowledge will present the emerging findings
of a research project funded by INTERREG IVA through the Special EU Programmes Body. HBC have
been tasked with the development of a planning tool that can be used in the context of the Irish Border
Region to make better decisions for the strategic development of hospital and related health services -
based on patient need rather than jurisdictional boundaries. The researchers have taken into account
the many real and perceived barriers to the delivery of cross-border hospital services, as well as
drawing on the numerous examples of existing good practice. They will demonstrate how the modelling
tool can be used to plan a range of services with very different combinations of resource needs, staffing
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 The event will also showcase the example of the highly successful cross-border ENT service that is
 being delivered under the Cooperation and Working Together initiative.

 A joint presentation by Valerie Hall, Belfast City Hospital's Cystic Fibrosis Team and Philip Watt, CEO
 of the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland will make the case for a new cross-border CF unit based at
 Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry to meet the future needs of Cystic Fibrosis patients living in the border
 region.

 If you would like to attend this free conference submit a registration form to Patricia McAllister by 6th May. For
 further details and application form please contact Patricia at p.mcallister@qub.ac.uk
 or by phone on 028 3751 8282.

 LOCAL PRESS / INFORMATION

 Dungloe Walking Weekend
 May Bank Holiday Weekend Join us, in this the second year of our walking weekend in Dungloe and
 the Rosses. Relax and take time for yourself in this unspoilt corner of Donegal known as the Rosses
 and experience for yourself the beauty of the area with guided walks by locals who are only too willing
 to share their passion for local history, wildlife, folklore and natural history.

Friday 29th April
Official opening at Ionad Teampaill Chróine
Opening by St. Crona’s Junior band
Meet your guides and discuss the walks
Entertainment and music
All welcome- (even couch potatoes)

 Saturday 30th April
 Strenuous Walk- Augullies-Brockagh-Croveigh
 Not for the faint hearted. This walk will bring you through some of the most beautiful mountainous
 scenery in Donegal. Hillwalking at its best.
 Moderate Walk-Traigheanna Loop
 A splendid walk on quiet country roads taking in the scenery of the area with a view of Traigheanna Bay
 along the way.

 Sunday 1st May
 Old Railway walk—this walk will take you back to the past on the old railway line in Burtonport through
 quiet country roads and onto some of our idyllic beaches.
 Radharc Na dTrá—This moderate walk will take in the Railway, down quiet country roads and home by
 the beach!

 Other events:-
 Due to popular demand—
 “Women on the Verge of HRT”- St. Crona’s N.S—Saturday 30th April at 8.00p.m. Tickets available at
 Books & Charts, Rosses Credit Union and Ionad Teampaill Chróine. €7.00.

 Art exhibition will take place in the Ionad all weekend
 Craft and Food Fair in the “Arcade” Main St. Dungloe.

 For more information contact Ionad Teampaill Chróine on 074-9522198 or visit our website at
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