Blood donation clinic – Ongar CC 30th of May, Safer together festival 2023 Millennium park, New meeting pods at Luttrellstown CC , Launch of the Directory of Irish Non-profits by Carmichael House and AIB Community €1 million fund.

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Give blood, save a life!

Ongar Community Centre are running a blood donation clinic on Tuesday the 30th of May from 5.00 to 8.30pm. Call 1800 731 137 to book an appointment and to check your eligibility for donating visit https://www.giveblood.ie/

Safer Together Summer Festival 2023 Millennium Park

Safer Together Summer festival is happening on Saturday the 17th of June from 1.00 – 5.00pm in the Millennium park Blanchardstown. With free entry, this is a great idea for a family day out. All events, performers and timetable are given in the poster above. Refreshments will also be available on site.

New meeting pods for community use Luttrellstown Community Centre

The Board of Fingal Community and Recreation Services CLG and Luttrellstown Community centre are pleased to announce the installation of 3 new informal meeting spaces at the centre. This project has been funded by Fingal County Council’s Community Development Office.

The pods/meeting spaces are designed to create a warm welcoming space for all customers and the local community to hold small meetings or conversations in a semiprivate space. No booking is necessary, and the spaces can be used to do some business work or have a short spur of the moment committee meeting without the need to book a meeting space.

Luttrellstown Community Centre has excellent free Wi-Fi connectivity provided through the BCP and connected Hubs Programme and so there is no excuse for members of the community to avail of this space.

The Board of Fingal Community and Recreation Services CLG would also like to thank Fingal County Council for the opportunity to provide the meeting pods at Luttrellstown Community Centre. They will provide much need additional meeting spaces in a busy centre and add real value to the community and the clients of the centre.

If you have any queries or questions regarding this initiative please feel free to contact the centre Manager Derek Tipping on  (01) 817 9896 or David McNally, General Manager of FCRS CLG – . Photos of the new pods below.

Launch of the Directory of Irish Non-profits by Carmichael House

The Launch of the Directory of Irish Non-profits by Carmichael House took place this morning.

The Directory is a joint initiative of leading Irish philanthropies and non-profits and was built in the first quarter of 2023, using data from eight separate public regulatory sources. It is the only classified listing of all registered non-profits in Ireland. The Directory is accompanied by a report analysing headline changes in the sector in 2022 over the previous year.

The Directory can be accessed at https://benefactslegacy.ie/directory/

The report can be accessed at https://benefactslegacy.ie/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Irish-Nonprofits-in-2022-May23-report.pdf

AIB Community €1 million fund

The 2023 AIB Community €1 Million Fund is now open for nominations for community and voluntary groups.

Terms and conditions can be found here: https://aib.ie/content/dam/frontdoor/sustainability/community-terms-and-conditions.pdf

Deadline is Wednesday the 14th of June, with the application link below.

https://aib.ie/personal-forms/community-fund

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