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Cork Long Life Learning Festival – Updates from our Events around the City!

Women enjoying learning in the community !

This photograph (right) shows women attending   a holistic therapy workshop on how to make natural, good for your skin beauty products. Included in the photograph is tutor Molly Hartigan. This workshop was organised by

Cork City Partnership as part of its involvement in Corks Lifelong Learning Festival 2018.

 

Making a dreamcatcher workshop…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arts and Crafts from the Cork Youth Café Network on display this week in Blackpool Library – fantastic work by all involved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knitting, Crochet and sewing by the Happy Hookers (The Glen Knitting, Crochet and Cross Stitching Group) on display this week in Blackpool Library as part of Cork s Lifelong Learning Festival.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As part of Corks Lifelong Learning week there is display of photography, painting and crafts in CCPs Knocknaheeny Outreach Office, Knocknaheeny Community Building – all welcome.

 

Cork Intercultural Dialogue Network – Invitation

A discussion evening with food, chat and chat world music will help plan future actions of the cork Intercultural Dialogue Network.

Date & Time: Thursday 22nd February 2018, 6.30- 9.30 pm Food at 6.30 pm sharp. First come, first served!

Venue: Nano Nagle Centre. N.B. *Enter from Evergreen Road* (through the entrance for the *Cork Migrant Centre*)

Tickets: There is no charge for this event but attendants must book in advance on eventbrite / Facebook.

To Register: Please register by Monday 19th February on the link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/intercultural-dialogue-discussion-evening-tickets-42748822880 or through Facebook on https://www.facebook.com/events/1957995237795613

Download Invite to Cork Intercultural Dialogue Discussion Evening 22 Feb 2018

Community Representatives wanted for Cork North West

Any person interested in nominating themselves to be a community representative for Cork North West on the Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force must register by email with  Joe Kirby, co-ordinator of the Task Force by close of business Wednesday 14th February.

Please  fill in an expression of interest form and email to Joe on joseph.kirby@hse.ie to register your nomination for the position.

See also information sheet on the process (one pager on area based process – link) and further details on required criteria for community representatives.

Area includes: Knocknaheeny, Hollyhill, Churchfield, Gurranabraher, Farranree, Fairhill,                        Blackpool, Shandon Street and Sunday’s Well.

Expression of Interest form_Cork NW

One pager on area based process for communit meetings_Jan 2018

Web to Work Event, 6 Mar, Blackpool Library

How to use your smart phone and computer to find the job you want!! Free Event

CV Tips – Where to look for Jobs – How to Apply – Job Apps for phones and Tablets

Register on Job Websites.

Date: Tuesday 6th March

Time: 11.00 am – 1pm

Venue: Blackpool Library, Red Forge Road, Blackpool, Cork

Download poster here Web to Work Event

This is a free event

Spring 2018 Community Education Brochure

Our Spring community education brochure is now available, featuring 32 community education courses and a number of certified courses. Courses will run in community locations across the city. To enrol please call in to one of our Outreach Offices or contact Margo Hayes 087 1962023. See the link below for course details. CCP Spring 2018 Community Education Brochure

“BECOMING A CITY of SANCTUARY” Information Event & Art Exhibition

Monday, 5th February 2018, 11.30a.m., CORK CITY LIBRARY, FREE ADMISSION

Learn about Cork City becoming a City of Sanctuary, listen to personal stories of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants, organisations and projects that support integration in Cork City.

Participate and engage with Maria Wojdylo Kelly’s Art Exhibition

“Language of Life: Language of Humanity. Safety. Sanctuary. Set of Web.”

Official Launch at 1p.m. — all welcome.

11:30a.m. Presentations on Cork becoming a City of Sanctuary; Personal stories of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants;

Presentations from organisations and projects that support integration in Cork City.

1p.m. Launch of the Art Exhibition “Language of Life: Language of Humanity. Safety. Sanctuary. Set of Web.” by Maria

Wojdylo Kelly. Art Exhibition includes photography, poetry, performance and interactive activities.

1.30p.m. Further presentations from organisations and projects that support integration;

Personal stories of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants.

PRESENTATIONS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THOMAS DAVIS ROOM

Poster for 05.02.2018 Info Event Art Exhibition

 

Cork Traveller Women’s Network – Travellers on Film

Cork Traveller Women’s Network

are delighted to announce our new partnership with the

Triskel Arts Centre

and invite you to the launch at

Triskel Christchurch, Tobin Street Cork

on Thursday, 1st Feb 11am – 1pm

with a special screening of :

Travellers on Film

a presentation from the IFI Irish Film Archive

 

(imagefrom the MacDonagh Pictures, a film by Ian Palmer)

 

The programme, which was co-curated by IFI and Minceirs Whiden, features a broad selection of footage of Irish Travellers from the 1940s to the present day and includes documentary films about Traveller funerals (1940s); Traveller crafts (1950s) ; Traveller nomadism; campaigns for Traveller rights; and contemporary Traveller culture. It also includes fictional representations of Travellers.

After the showing Maria Joyce of National Traveller Women Forum, Kathleen Sherlock of Minceirs Whiden, and Ann Burke of the Southern Traveller Health Network will lead a discussion on how Irish Travellers have been portrayed on film, has this played a part in the stereotyping of Irish Travellers, what if anything has changed over the years.  Active audience participation in this discussion is encouraged

 

Please Note: This is a  FREE BUT TICKETED event. To Book: 021 4272022 & www.triskelartscentre.ie ) 

Cork Traveller Women’s Network has retained 50 tickets for our members and colleagues from Traveller projects. NB if you would like to access these tickets, please RSVP to corktravellerwomen@hotmail.com or let one of our staff know.

 

 

YOUTH AND COMMUNITY WORK at U.C.C.

Are you :

  •  Thinking about a career in Youth and Community Work?
  •  Interested in gaining a Professional Qualification in Youth and Community Work?
  •  Involved with Youth and Community Work and would like to know more?
  •  Committed to principles of Social justice, rights and equality?

UCC BYCW brochure 2017-2018

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Places on the Youth & Community Work Course are mainly reserved for mature students (23 years and over on January 1st 2018) *. No formal academic qualifications are required. However, successful applicants are required to demonstrate their potential to complete an undergraduate degree. Applicants are also expected to have some relevant experience working or volunteering in the sector. Short-listed applicants will be invited for interview.

*There are also FETAC/QQI and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) entry routes.

HOW DO I APPLY?

There are two parts to the application for this course. First, mature students must apply on-line through the CAO by February 1st 2018 at www.cao.ie. Then, you must register for the MSAP (Mature Student Admissions Pathway), a two hour written assessment, which will be held on March 3rd 2018. You must register for the MSAP assessment (fee €78) by February 4th 2018, using your CAO number (MSAP accepts late registration until Feb 18th 2018 subject to additional late fee of €35). There are also FETAC and ACE entry routes.

Details of registration and the assessment test are available www.msap.acer.edu.au. For more information, please contact UCC’s Admissions Office on (021) 4902272.

University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork