Thursday, 21 March 2019


Foras na Gaeilge - Youth Events Scheme

Foras na Gaeilge - Youth Events Scheme

Foras na Gaeilge is providing funding for appropriate Youth Events programmes (which must
contain a minimum of 12 sessions) through Irish for young people (3 to 18 years of age):

 which aim to strengthen the Irish language through a mix of activities;
 that are not residential events;
 which will run between 1 September 2019 and 30 June 2020;
 applications for festivals, competitions or one-off events will not be accepted
 Grants are provided out of public funding, and Foras na Gaeilge has statutory duties to
ensure value for money for all funded projects.

Foras na Gaeilge recommends to applicants to seek joint funding for projects, when
appropriate, and to cooperate with other organisations in order to achieve the best value from
the Foras na Gaeilge grant.
We particularly welcome applications from organisations located in areas recognised in
Government strategies or legislation.
How to Apply
Visit the Foras na Gaeilge website for further guidelines.
http://www.forasnagaeilge.ie/funding-schemes/?lang=en

Deadline: 5 April 2019

Foras na Gaeilge - Summer Camp Scheme

Foras na Gaeilge - Summer Camp Scheme

Foras na Gaeilge is providing funding for appropriate Summer Camps through Irish for young
people (3 to 18 years of age):

 which aim to strengthen the Irish language through a mix of activities;
 that are not residential camps;
 which will last 5 days;
 which will run between 24 June and 30 August 2019;
 which will last at least 4.5 hours each day.

This is a nonprofit scheme to keep the camp fees low for the young people.
Grants are provided out of public funding, and Foras na Gaeilge has statutory duties to ensure
value for money for all funded projects.

Foras na Gaeilge recommends to applicants to seek joint funding for projects, when
appropriate, and to cooperate with other organisations in order to achieve the best value from
the Foras na Gaeilge grant.
We particularly welcome applications from organisations located in areas recognised in
Government strategies or legislation.

How to Apply
Visit the Foras na Gaeilge website to download further guidelines.
https://www.forasnagaeilge.ie/funding-schemes/?lang=en#
Deadline: 22 March 2019

Local Youth Club Grant Scheme

Local Youth Club Grant Scheme
Cork ETB are now welcoming applications under the 2019 Youth Club Grant Scheme.

To be eligible for funding from the Local Youth Club Grant Scheme, the club/group must satisfy the following criteria:
·         It must be volunteer led and it must be based on the voluntary participation of young people.
·         75% of the club/group members must be between the ages of 10 and 21.
·         It must be able to clearly outline the benefits of club/group membership for young people who participate in its programmes.
·         The club/group must adhere to the requirements set out in Section 2 of the Application Form.
·         The club/group must be fully compliant with all requirements set out in the Children First Act (2015)
·         All adult volunteers working with young people must be Garda vetted before they start volunteering.

Criteria continued:
·         Appropriate insurance cover must be in place.
·         Volunteers must have access to a first aid kit and must be able to use it correctly.
·         The club/group must have a Health and Safety Statement, Policy or Procedures. (Note: this applies to clubs/groups that own premises. Clubs/groups that do not own premises must confirm that they have seen and operate to the building’s Health and Safety Policy.)
·         Information on all aspects of the three Quality Standards for Volunteer-led Youth Groups that have been met by your club/group must be included in your Application Form response.

The maximum grant available is €3,000.
Closing date is 12 noon on the 12th April 2019.

For more information and application forms on the Youth Club Grant please see here

You can also contact Ruth Griffin on 021 4856223 or email: youthclub@corketb.ie 

Illustrated talk: The Life Story of a County Cork Passenger on the Ill-Fated Lusitania



Secrets of the Deep, The underwater cultural history of West Cork


Secrets of  the Deep
The underwater cultural history of West Cork
Lecture by Julianna O Donoghue and Connie Kelleher
The Parish Centre, Clonakilty, Thursday, March 28th, 8 pm

ALL WELCOME

Contact for further information 087-764 2465
Web: www.duchasclonakiltyheritage.com
Email: duchaslecturesandfieldtrips@gmail.com

Are you aged 65+? Would you like to join research study and learn about your health?

Are you aged 65+? Would you like to join our research study and learn about your health?......
 We, researchers at CIT, are carrying out a study on the health of Irish older adults and we want you to be a part of it! All you have to do is complete a short health assessment (approx. 1 hour) including simple physical tests and questionnaires at one of our multiple screening points around Cork between March and July 2019.
By participating you will be helping us to promote the health of the Irish elderly population and will also learn about your own health status. In return for your time, we will also enter you into a raffle where you will have the chance to win prizes, including a €150 one4all voucher!
 For more information or to register your interest please contact;

Maeve O'Connell (Researcher at CIT)
Phone: 086-0535918