Press Releases

Co-operation Ireland Press Releases

20 May

Former First Minister Peter Robinson joins Co-operation Ireland's Board

Co-operation Ireland which is uniquely established with Her Majesty The Queen and The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins as its joint patrons today announced that former Taoiseach John Bruton had been appointment as its Vice Chairman and former Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson had been appointed to its Board.

17 May

Bank of Ireland Fundraiser at the Brandywell

More than 30 Bank of Ireland staff from across the Network in NI, and central support functions, participated in this. the third iteration of the charity football match, played this time in the iconic surroundings of Derry City FC’s Brandywell Stadium.

22 Apr

Cork hosts Cork-Belfast Co-operation Ireland Youth Leadership Exchange

On Friday (22 April), the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Chris O’Leary hosted a reception for a special group of young people from Belfast and Cork, who have been participating in a Co-operation Ireland Youth Leadership Exchange Programme.

22 Apr

Your chance to attend the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the K Club

Tourism Ireland has kindly donated a prize to Co-operation Ireland of 4 hospitality passes for 2 days, at this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, being held at the K Club in County Kildare from 19-22 May.

21 Mar

Ministers join Fair Chance participants at final celebration

Junior Ministers Jennifer McCann MLA and Emma Pengelly MLA joined the participants of Co-operation Ireland’s Fair Chance programme on Monday 21 March as they celebrated their completion of the programme.

26 Feb

Foyle Ambassadors Graduation

21 Foyle Ambassadors from Derry~Londonderry and Donegal graduated recently after completing a 10 week programme. Co-operation Ireland co-ordinated the programme with funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Loughs Agency.

25 Feb

Co-operation Ireland named charity partner for Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia.

Co-operation Ireland is honoured to be chosen as charity partner for the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia Northern Ireland in 2016. This unique partnership offers Co-operation Ireland supporters to get involved in, what is likely to be, the largest ever bike ride to take place in Northern Ireland. The ride will be held on closed roads, similar to that which the professionals enjoyed in the Giro d’Italia which was held in Northern Ireland in 2014.

05 Feb

Registration extended until 12 Feb for 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.

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