Co-operation Ireland Press Releases
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.
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.
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.
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.
This weekend (27 & 28 June) sees the annual Co-operation Ireland Maracycle between Belfast and Dublin take place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On his recent visit to Belfast, The Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD took time out of his busy schedule to speak to Co-operation Ireland programme participants and staff.