Press Releases

Co-operation Ireland Press Releases

10 Sep

Local Authorities Seminar addresses the Housing Debate

Co-operation Ireland in association with The All-island Local Authority Forum and the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD), held an innovative seminar in Maynooth University on Thursday 10th September 2015. This event was jointly funded by the Department of the Environment (NI) and the Environment, Community and Local Government (ROI).

20 Aug

Discontinuation of All-Island School Choir Competition

It is with regret that after careful consideration Co-operation Ireland announces the end of the All-Island School Choir Competition series. Beginning in 2009 the competition, which was organised in association with RTÉ, provided a platform to raise the profile of choral music in second-level schools throughout the island through four weekly Sunday night heat programmes and the Grand Final, presented live on RTÉ One by Anne Cassin each November.

20 Aug

2015 NI NCS Graduation

Last night (19 August), more than 200 young people from across Northern Ireland graduated from the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme. The event, held at Crumlin Road Gaol, was an opportunity to celebrate the fantastic journey that the young people have been on and the contribution that they have made to their local communities.

07 Jul

Co-operation Ireland Annual Report 2014-2015

Co-operation Ireland’s latest annual report is now available to download. Please take the time to read about the work Co-operation Ireland has being doing over the last year and ours plans for the coming year.

30 Jun

NI NCS Summer 2015 Update

NI NCS Summer 2015 programmes are well and truly underway with team building residentials currently taking place for all 16 NI teams at Greenhill YMCA and Share Village.

25 Jun

2015 Maracycle Weekend

This weekend (27 & 28 June) sees the annual Co-operation Ireland Maracycle between Belfast and Dublin take place.

12 May

Splash for Cash at Stormont

Would you like to slide down a 100m waterslide in Belfast? Better still would you like to see your boss hurtling down a waterslide in Belfast? Well now you can and at the same time, raise funds for Cash For Kids and Co-operation Ireland, sponsored by Bank of Ireland UK.

15 Nov

2014 Pride Of Place Winners Announced

More than 800 people filled Treacy's West County Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare on Saturday (15th November) to hear the announcement of the winners and runners up in the 12th Annual IPB Pride of Place Awards in association with Co-operation Ireland.

21 Jan

Co-operation Ireland and NICC Networking Event with Ed Miliband

Co-operation Ireland and the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry jointly hosted a business networking reception for Labour Leader Ed Miliband MP at Titanic Belfast on 21 January.

26 Feb

Local Authorities Regenerating Local Spaces Seminar

Community Planning and the Regeneration of Local Spaces were the topics under discussion at a seminar hosted by Co-operation Ireland’s All Island Local Authority Forum in partnership with the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment (DOE) and the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (DECLG) on Thursday (26th February) in Dublin Castle.

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