Press Releases

Co-operation Ireland Press Releases

05 Feb

Entwined Histories Decade of Centenaries Event

The closing date for registering for Co-operation Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries event has been extended until Friday 12 February.

22 Jan

CATCH panel hearing 2016

On 22 January, Year 10 students from fours schools in Lurgan and North Belfast - Edmund Rice College, Hazelwood College, Lurgan Junior High School and St. Ronan’s Junior High School participated in a panel hearing involving prominent political, civic and community leaders.

15 Dec

160 Teens Graduate from Northern Ireland National Citizen Service

More than 160 young people from across Northern Ireland graduated from the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme on Tuesday 15 December 2015.

03 Dec

Co-operation Ireland and the IRFU Charitable Trust join forces to commemorate 100th anniversary of Battle of the Somme and Easter Rising

Co-operation Ireland and the IRFU Charitable Trust have launched a joint fundraising event, which will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the WW1 Battle of the Somme and the 1916 Easter Rising.

30 Nov

Co-operation Ireland and Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia NI announce cycling partnership

In 2016, Co-operation Ireland will team up with the organisers of the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia NI to create a unique cycling opportunity designed specifically for business and group participants.

26 Nov

Ministers Attend Co-operation Ireland Function in London


16 Nov

2015 IPB Pride Of Place Winners Announced at Gala Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony for the annual IPB Pride of Place Competition in association with Co-operation Ireland took place on Saturday (14 November) in Ennis, Co. Clare. More than 800 people from across the island filled the venue to hear the winners announced by RTE’s Ciana Campbell.

09 Nov

Ireland’s first ever participation in London’s Lord Mayor’s Show

On 9 November 2015 the Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced Ireland’s first ever participation in The Lord Mayor’s Show in London. The historic pageant, which takes place on Saturday 14 November, celebrates its 800th anniversary this year. Half a million people will line the streets of central London to cheer on the parade and it will be watched on national television by millions more.

06 Nov

Co-operation Ireland’s Entwined Histories 6 Showcase & Celebration

The Brian Friel theatre QFT, was abuzz with excitement on Thursday 5 November as 80 young people celebrated the latest installment of Co-operation Ireland’s Entwined Histories project series – EH6, The Home Front. The young people presented the dramas they have spent the past weeks working on, to their teachers, parents and special guests.

17 Oct

The Honourable The Irish Society support NCS NI in Coleraine

Pictured at Cutts House, the home of The Honourable The Irish Society in Coleraine are Social Development Minister Mervyn Storey MLA, Roger Chadwick, Deputy Governor of the Honourable the Irish and Dr Christopher Moran, Chairman of Co-operation Ireland. Mr Chadwick presented Co-operation Ireland a cheque of £11,000 to run a National Citizen Service (NI) programme in Coleraine, which Co-operation Ireland will manage with support from the Department of Social Development.

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