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Community Tutors work at the heart of the Community

Cork City Partnership believes that Community Tutors have a unique ability to share their skills, knowledge and abilities, by  creating  an interactive, creative, fun environment for learning in community settings. They have a connection with people and are eager to support learners  re-engage with education and community life. Cork City Partnership is fortunate in that it works with many excellent Community Tutors in community settings across the City.

Cork Access Group presented with Centenary Award

disability-photo-1 The Cork Access Group is the voice of people with disabilities in Cork relative to their access needs. The Group has ongoing discussions and meetings with Bus Eireann, Irish Rail and Cork Airport Authority to promote the disability agenda in the area of public transport. In addition the group meets regularly with Cork City Council engineers, to ensure that the disability perspective is to the forefront in all development work carried out in our city.

Community Representatives needed! – Are you interested in representing your community on Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force?

Current Community Representatives on Cork Local Drugs Task Force (less George), left to right, Tom Carey, Grainne Walsh, Aaron O’Connell and Donal Counihan

Current Community Representatives on Cork Local Drugs Task Force (less George), left to right, Tom Carey, Grainne Walsh, Aaron O’Connell and Donal Counihan

Cork Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force (CLDATF) is a board composed of statutory, community, voluntary sector and public representatives. The Task force funds 21 projects that work to combat drug and alcohol misuse in Cork communities.

Community Participation Course with Immigrant Youth

Graduates of Community Participation Module celebrate, left to right, Hilda Amalu of Fountain of Love, with course graduates Tonjina, Natalia, Kasia, Fayza, Sylvia and Sorina Gabor of Cork City Partnership

Graduates of Community Participation Module celebrate, left to right, Hilda Amalu of Fountain of Love, with course graduates Tonjina, Natalia, Kasia, Fayza, Sylvia and Sorina Gabor of Cork City Partnership

In 2015, Community Development Outreach Worker on the Asylum Seekers Outreach Project (ASOS) Sorina Gabor, was one of the graduates of the “Train the Trainer” QQI Level 6 training programme, organised for Cork City Partnership employees and volunteers. Her first endeavour as qualified tutor commenced when the funding application submitted together with the Fountain of Love organisation was granted by the Community Foundation For  Ireland.

Friendly Call Cork honoured with Lord Mayor’s Charities Fund donation

Friendly Call Cork and Cork City Partnership of funds raised by Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert were Barry Woods, Jacqui Sweeney, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Chris O'Leary, Teresa Stokes, Brenda Barry, Marian Hodder and Seamus Hennessy. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Friendly Call Cork and Cork City Partnership of funds raised by Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concert were Barry Woods, Jacqui Sweeney, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Chris O’Leary, Teresa Stokes, Brenda Barry, Marian Hodder and Seamus Hennessy.
Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Friendly Call Cork, a programme under the remit of Cork City Partnership, was recently honoured with a substantial donation awarded to them in Cork City Hall.

Cork City Partnership wins national Q Mark Title

Q Mark Awards 2015It’s official! Cork City Partnership has just been named as having the Best Quality Management System in Public Service in Ireland at this year’s National Q Mark Awards.

Hailed as “The Custodians of Business Excellence”, the team from Cork City Partnership were beaming with pride as they were called to the stage to receive the winner’s trophy during an exciting awards ceremony held in the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Dublin.

Autumn 2015 Community Based Adult Education Courses

COMM_ADULT_ED_BROCHURE_Final-PRINT (1) (1) (3)  Cork City Partnership Ltd. has launched its Autumn Programme of Community Based Adult Education Courses. 27 Courses will be delivered in communities across Cork City. Registration dates are 12th and 26th August. Full details are contained within the brochure. Contact Margo Hayes (Education Officer) for further information – 087 1962023.