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Pooling our Potential: LGBTI+ Seminar this coming Saturday
Next Saturday, 22nd October, sees Seeding the County’s first community-based, community-led seminar at O’Donovan’s Hotel in Clonakilty, Co. Cork. Sited here as being ‘midway’ across
Your Heritage Revisited
By popular demand, the CnD Women’s Group are hosting a second showing of Michael Hussey’s local heritage film, based on some of the many photographs
Helping Your Child Adapt to Change: Youghal FRI
Change is uncomfortable for all of us but is a normal part of life and something we all adjust to. How we as parents adapt
Zero Waste Festival tomorrow
It’s nearly here – Youghal’s first ever Zero Waste Festival! Come on up to Youghal GAA on Saturday 1st October from 12-4pm and join in
Zero Waste and the Return for Change Scheme
With the Government’s publication of regulations for the Deposit Return Scheme (19/11/21), Ireland has made a significant step forward from discussion to the legally binding.
Zero Waste Festival nearly here!
Only a week to go before Youghal’s first ever Zero Waste Festival takes place! Held at Youghal GAA this is a fun way to find
LGBT+ Rainbow Cafe is back!
Back to meeting in persona t last, LGBT+ people, friends and allies are invited to join us at the Rainbow Cafe in Cumann na Daoine
Zero Waste festival in Youghal: what’s that about?
The Zero Waste Family Festival being held at Youghal GAA on Saturday October 1st from 12-4pm promises to bring a wealthy of knowledge and new
Zero Waste Festival come to Youghal for the first time!
October is National Reuse Month, and to celebrate it, Youghal Blue & Green Community Network is hosting a family festival to share some ideas with
LGBT+ research – calls for participation
It’s encouraging to see the focus on LGBT+ research over the past while. Research only works well when people participate, so we hope you’ll take
Youghal Pride by the Sea 2022: Saturday 10th September
Youghal Pride by the Sea is back, with a new date so we don’t clash with other community Prides! All are welcome to join us
ACE Sanctuary Scholar scheme
Information here regarding the ACE Sanctuary Scholar scheme that is now up and running (see images below). Courses are usually delivered on a part-time basis
The Times of Our Lives: Heritage Week event builds on our local heritage programme
Next week is Cork County Heritage Week, and to celebrate this, and acknowledge our funding support from Cork County Heritage Office, we are hosting an
Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2022-23
The Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2022 / 23 Modules: Understanding Community Development 5N1901 and Substance Use Issues for Youth Work 5N2176 Certification Students who complete
Updates from Irish Network Against Racism (INAR)
ARTISTS IN THE COMMUNITY (AIC) SCHEME BURSARY INAR is pleased to partner with Create Ireland to offer the 2022 AIC Scheme bursary award on Collaborative Arts and
Coastal supports: Brexit Blue Economy Enterprise Development Scheme opens
Minister McConalogue recently announced a new Brexit Adjustment Reserve grant scheme to assist coastal communities to overcome the impacts of Brexit and to grow and
New LGBTQIA Resource from Cork County Libraries
Cork County Library Service is again showing a proactive approach in supporting LGBTQIA people and their families, with the publication of this new resource. The
Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) on Equal Access Project Research and Decontramination Mobile App
Updates from Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) on Equal Access Project Research and the Decontramination Mobile App EQUAL ACCESS PROJECT RESEARCH Dr Lucy Michael is
Anti-Child Trafficking Training: online session
Cork North Community Work Department/HSE Social Inclusion is delighted to invite MECPATHS to deliver Anti-Child Trafficking Training- Know It, See It, Say It. Globally, 33% of all
Women’s Group launch their Legacy Project publication
CnD Women’s Group launched their publication ‘Legacy Project: The First Chapter’ at Youghal Library on June 29th. Michael Twomey, researcher and editor of the ‘Legacy
Launch of CnD Women’s Group Legacy Project
The CnD Women’s Group are launching their publication ‘Legacy Project: The First Chapter’ this coming Wednesday, 29th June, at 11am in Youghal Library. These reminiscences
Pride Week: Rainbow Flag flies in Youghal for a historic date
On Tuesday 22nd June, the Progress Rainbow Flag was raised again at the Town Hall in Youghal, with the full support of Cork County Council.
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Cumann na Daoine is a community based organisation in Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland. We set out to provide programmes that will empower people to help themselves and each other. We strive to give people a voice, building community confidence and creating awareness of social issues. The spirit of the project is to reach out to all, enhancing skills and giving people belief in their own dignity and self worth. We aim to break down barriers by listening to, and accepting, each others differences. We work from the principles of equality and inclusion and adhere to the community development principles of empowerment, participation, education and collaboration. We are committed to providing a safe, accessible, welcoming and confidential environment for people to explore and value their own power.