2017 Press Releases

17 Aug

Sir Malcolm McKibben Joins Board of Co-operation Ireland

Sir Malcolm McKibbin, recently Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS), is to join the board of Co-operation Ireland following his recent retirement. The Chairman of Co-operation Ireland, Dr Christopher Moran calls it “an inspired move for the organisation”.

19 Jun

Co-operation Ireland Annual Report 2016-2017 Now Available

Co-operation Ireland's Annual report 2016-17 is now available to download.

16 May

Cork Leadership 2017 - Graduation

On Tuesday the 16th May at 6.30 pm in Vertigo County Hall, the Deputy County Mayor of Cork Cllr. Kevin Conway formally opened the Graduation ceremony for the 24 young people who had completed the Co-operation Ireland Youth Leadership Programme.

19 May

Co-operation Ireland CEO in talks with Chief EU Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier

Over the past months, Co-operation Ireland has been involved in high-level discussions around the impact of Brexit.

09 May

Co-operation Ireland to manage Building Bridges Scholarship Scheme

Co-operation Ireland is set to manage a programme, which is designed to enable students from Northern Ireland to seek and be awarded financial support to study at elite universities in the United States.

09 May

First Diplomatic Gala Dinner in Northern Ireland is announced

Co-operation Ireland is delighted to have been nominated as the beneficiary charity for this first ever Consular Corps/Association of Northern Ireland Diplomatic Dinner, scheduled for 12 October at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Shaws Bridge, Belfast.

06 Apr

Congratulations to our Chairman - Freeman of the City of London

Co-operation Ireland's Chairman Dr Christopher Moran has been made a Freeman of the City of London at a Ceremony on Monday April 3rd 2017.

21 Mar

Chairman, Dr Christopher Moran mourns friend and champion of Co-operation Ireland

Chairman of Co-operation Ireland, Dr Christopher Moran mourns friend and champion of peace, Martin McGuinness. Cooperation Ireland hosted many of the peace building initiatives that Mr McGuinness participated in most notably the historic handshake with HM The Queen at the Lyric Theatre.

15 Mar

NI NCS Graduates make a real difference to local community as part of national NCS Action Week.

On Tuesday 14th March, a team of teenagers came together to dedicate their time to Aughnacloy Care Home in Lurgan with essential work as a part of Action Week, a national event promoted by National Citizen Service (NCS), the UK’s flagship youth programme. The week is designed to showcase young people’s enthusiasm for creating real positive change in society.

07 Mar

Co-operation Ireland and BITA Partnership

A new partnership between Co-operation Ireland and the British Irish Trading Alliance (BITA) launches over the St Patrick’s Weekend Celebrations in London with a shared Community Stall at Trafalgar Square and participation at the Big Parade.