Eco-Christmas Tips!

We love these eco Christmas tops from Recycle IT: 1: Turn to Tupperware or any reusable containers. Avoid using tin foil, plastic wrap or wax paper to wrap up your leftovers 2: Make your holiday centerpiece out of natural materials such as pinecones, seasonal flowers and leaves, citrus fruits or holly instead of buying plastic…

NALA visit the Dail!

NALA Student Development Fund activities Visit the Dail last October.  Local TD John Lahart was contacted to arrange the tour and 25 participants, volunteers and tutor of the Intercultural Drop-in Centre Tallaght were part of the learning experience.   Participants had an opportunity to learn about the Houses of the Oireachtas and see an exhibition…

  Creativity is such an important tool for communities to have. The women’s art group in Clondalkin Intercultural Centre meet once a week to learn arts and crafts and socialise. Everyone has the ability to create wonderful things – it doesn’t matter how it looks, its about the process and the friends we make. Art can heal.…

Small Capital Grants Scheme Now Accepting Applications!

South Dublin County Partnership is inviting applications from local social enterprises for the Small Capital Grants Scheme, recently announced by Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development. The scheme will provide grants of between €2,000 and €15,000 for equipment, repairs or refurbishments which will enable social enterprises to improve their service. The scheme is…