Co-operation Ireland Press Releases
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The closing date for registering for Co-operation Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries event has been extended until Friday 12 February.
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.
More than 160 young people from across Northern Ireland graduated from the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme on Tuesday 15 December 2015.