Tallaght Health Awareness Month

We are pleased to welcome you to Tallaght Health Awareness Month. Please see our full calendar of events here. We have some great FREE events such as: First aid for panic attacks Anger management Anxiety management Quit smoking sessions Smoothie bike Yoga AND MORE Please contact the service provider directly in order to find more…

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Looking for employment opportunities?

South Dublin County Partnership and Liffey Valley providing employment opportunities. Wherever you are on the journey to find work, we can help you to get closer. Commencing the 1st of September we will showcase employment opportunities which could be right for you. We are working with some fantastic employers across the county with great employment…

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Tallaght Drug and Alcohol Research Survey

We are conducting a review of the landscape of substance misuse (& related issues) against a backdrop of available demographics, with a particular focus of the impact of crack cocaine & poly drug use, on the communities of Tallaght Drugs & Alcohol Task Force We are now beginning the public consultation phase of the project…

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Community Groups – Have Your Say!

We are currently identifying the needs of local community groups in the South Dublin County area in these challenging times we face. Please complete the short survey below which aims to give us a better idea of how we can assist local organisations, committee members, staff and volunteers to manage their own affairs, deliver their…

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Lifelong Learning 2021

‘Your Learning, Your Voice, Your Future’ Sign up by clicking: here! PDF of this information here.   Lifelong Learning Course List 2021 Introduction to Care Skills course (Subject to no lockdown) Are you interested in working as a Carer for sick, elderly, or disabled people or are you considering a career in related healthcare positions?…

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Booklet of Hope

Please see an electronic version of our Booklet of Hope. The Booklet of Hope was developed by SDCP, SDCC, Healthy Ireland and the South Dublin County Sports Partnership. The aim of the booklet is to provide information to individuals over the age of 55 years living in South County Dublin. It includes information on exercises,…

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Social Innovation Hackathon

In December 2020, we hosted our first Social Innovation Hackathon bringing together representatives from the community with professionals from business and technology to ‘hack’ the issue of providing education during COVID-19. Our hackers deliberated on their first-hand experiences of their challenges before working together to form creative solutions to these problems. The results of our…

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Launch of 2019 SDCP Annual Report

South Dublin County Partnership is delighted to share our 2019 Annual Report. The report was launched Wednesday 2nd December at SDCP’s Board Meeting. We had limited numbers in attendance due to the need for social distancing, but had members join via Zoom. The health and well-being of staff and board is high priority and the…

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ITFI Hackathon 2020…You’re Invited!

Inspiring the Future – Social Innovation Hackathon Collaborate – Innovate – Change What is a Social Hackathon? A hackathon is an event where individuals from multiple sectors work together on short-term projects.  These events are intended to be intense, engaging and collaborative.  The aim is to inspire, enthuse and ignite an innovative style of thinking,…

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Now Hiring: Treatment as Prevention Worker

A vacancy has arisen for a TASP Project Worker in South Dublin County Partnership.   South Dublin County Partnership is a Local Development Company primarily funded by the Irish Government to bring together local communities and state agencies to tackle the problems of unemployment and social exclusion. We develop projects and services to support sustainable and…

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South Dublin County Partnership AGM 2020

The South Dublin County Partnership AGM was held yesterday in the alternative setting of South Dublin County Council Chamber to facilitate social distancing, many thanks to Mick Duff for organising this venue. Masks were worn until participants were seated and health and safety protocols were adhered to to ensure the safety and comfort of those…

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Job Vacancy: ESOL Teacher

A new vacancy has arisen with SDC Partnership. The salary for this position will be depending on your qualification and experience. Anyone interested in applying for these posts  please  send a cover letter (no more than one A4 sheet) and an up to date CV (no more than 2 pages)   To: Administration & Operation…

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KICK Online Proves A Big Success!

Featured in the Echo: http://www.echo.ie/sport/article/kick-online-programme-proving-a-huge-success?fbclid=IwAR2wtwkqx8kXZnv_UMvs6nOvbr-2xi8VGTvYutmstPga5kybvjrINUJqBQI THE KICK (Kickboxing to Inspire & Challenge Kids) programme has met the challenge of the COVID-19 crises head-on, with their online sessions proving a huge success. The award winning 12 week programme aims to improve at-risk teenagers’ physical and mental well-being by combining kickboxing techniques and challenging youth work activities.…

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A Message From CEO Larry O’Neill

In line with the Return to Work Safely Protocol we have convened a Partnership in the Workplace meeting to discuss and consult on the processes we adopt before and during the return to work; the likely rotation of which offices/locations will reopen and in what order; what members of staff will return and under what…

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4 the Family Video Tips!

4 the Family is a series of 4 sessions offering simple tips to families around the areas of Play, Parenting, Health & Technology. These may be useful to some families at this time.   Week 1 Play https://youtu.be/Cz2WhSGAaEY   Week 2 Parenting https://youtu.be/UyRcNATnhwo   Week 3 Health https://youtu.be/H_R7VvuBY2g   Week 4 Technology  https://youtu.be/JXw36I7YnFs

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An Easter Message from our CEO

Just a quick note to wish you and your family a Happy Easter.   The emergency of Covid 19 has changed the way we currently live.  Many of our colleagues are cocooned for health reasons, all of us are restricted in our activities and normal living has been temporarily altered. But we are flattening the…

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NEW: Phone Helpline from SDCP and SDCC

A message from our CEO:   We are delighted to launch a new phone line in partnership with South Dublin County Council.  We are managing this helpline and also contacting individuals on our data base to offer assistance. Phone lines will be manned Monday to Friday but will extend to the weekend.  We are operating…

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An Update From Our CEO

Hi All   I hope you are in good health and keeping safe.  These are indeed extraordinary times with unprecedented challenges for all of us.  We are bombarded with information, so much so that it is hard to see the wood from the trees.   I want to acknowledge each and every staff member for their…

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A Message From Our CEO

Hi All We are near the end of week 1 of the crises caused by Covid 19. Well done to all. I want to acknowledge each staff member who is contributing their bit to address the challenges we face- in their own way. Thankfully we don’t have any staff member who is down with the…

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Notice: COVID-19 Bulletin

COVID-19 Update 13/03/2020   Dear staff, board members and service users. The Senior Management Group met this morning to consider all of the event closures, directives and advisory notices South Dublin County Partnership have received over the last few days from Government Departments, State agencies and National expert groups. As and from this evening the…

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Taking Care of Your Business and Yourself

A huge thank you to our guest speakers, exhibitors and the representatives from over 60 local businesses across South Dublin County who attended South Dublin Partnership’s networking event  Taking Care of Your Business and Yourself on 5 March, this event was run in collaboration with The Local Enterprise Office – South Dublin County Council and…

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Trusted Charity Mark Level 1

              Recognition for effective governance and management in voluntary organisations South Dublin County Partnership has recently achieved the Trusted Charity Mark award recognising the excellent work it does as a third sector organisation in Ireland. Trusted Charity is part of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and is…

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Coffee with Strangers

Coffee with Strangers is a NEW eight-week course designed to help adults reflect on their changing identity as Irish Citizens and how these changes are shaping a new Irish society. As Ireland changes in response to a growing diversity in our population, new struggles emerge such as racism, exclusion and discrimination. This course draws on…

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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…

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International Men’s Day 19th November

Today is International Men’s Day! On this day we celebrate the Men’s Group in Bawnogue. The group is led by Eamon who does excellent work teaching the lads music. Our community Development Worker Valerie does great IT workshops with the group. The guys play pool and other sports and have a great laugh together! Research…

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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…

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  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.…

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Case Study – 4 The Family

4 the Family is a new 4 week programme for parents that aims to provide simple tips to improve family life! We have created a short, non-judgemental programme that helps parents with the following 4 aspects of family life: play, parenting, health and technology. All of the content is based on research, evidence based programmes…

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Case Study: Development of Stagecraft Musical Group (SICAP Goal 2)

“Better Outcomes Brighter Futures” recognises that learning goes far beyond formal schooling to embrace the broad range of life experiences and learning processes that enable children and young people, individually and collectively, to develop their personalities, talents and abilities, and to live a full and satisfying life within society.”   Aims: The Summer Musical Project was devised…

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GDPR Notice to LES and OBAIR Clients

NOTICE GIVEN: “For the attention of all our Local Employment Service / OBAIR clients, please be aware that in accordance with our GDPR regulations, all Curriculum Vitae’s (CV’s) that were typed prior to the year 2018 will be deleted from our system on Monday the 24th of June. If you require a copy of your…

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Give us your feedback on our services

Feedback is a really important way to improve service provision. We would like to hear from you, if you have attended any of our services.   Click here to Give us your feedback    Click here to Read our customer charter   Click here to Read out complaints policy   Click here to Download our complaints…

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Course: Hospitality taster programme

This short programme will provide participants with certified training that may be beneficial to them if seeking further education or employment in the hospitality sector.  On completion of the programme support will be provided in CV writing and interview preparation.  There may also be an opportunity to take part in work experience with an employer…

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