Community Development-Renewal

Aonad Resource Centre

Aonad Resource Centre opened its doors in February 2003. It has since become progressively busier as the rural community of North East Galway explore the supports and services that we can provide.

Artane Coolock Resource & Development Centre Ltd

Artane Coolock Resource & Development Centre aims to support and encourage active participation and community involvement, so that people can determine their own needs and develop suitable responses to
these needs.

We will strive to promote equality under the nine grounds of the equality legislation.

- Race
- Age
- Gender
- Family Status
- Sexual Orientation
- Disability
- Marital Status
- Religious Belief
- Membership of the Traveler Community

Ethos of the Resource Centre:

Athy Community & Family Resource Centre

The FRC programme is Ireland’s largest family support programme delivering universal services to families in disadvantaged areas across the country based on a life-cycle approach. The programme emphasises involving local communities in tackling the problems they face, and creating successful partnerships between voluntary and statutory agencies at community level. FRCs are participative and empowering organisations that support families while building the capacity and leadership of local communities.

Ballynafeigh Community Development Association

Ballynafeigh Community Development Association is an open-minded development organization which creates positive opportunities, delivers imaginative programmes and provides practical resources for the community.

Community House was developed as a focal point for local groups and projects.

Current projects include welfare rights, legal advice, an after-schools club, crèche, play group, parent and toddler, journeys development programme for women, young adults citizenship programme, finance and IT, community facilitation, social energy and mixed links.

Bray Area Partnership

Bray Area Partnership is a local development company working in the greater Bray area.

We work to:

  • tackle disadvantage and social exclusion in the local area;
  • increase equality of access to information, education, training and employment for our most marginalised local individuals and groups; and
  • empower local people and communities to have a say on issues that affect them, identify their own needs and make positive change in their lives.

We do this by

Bridge Street Resource & Community Centre

Areas of work: A community resource facility providing room rental and room hire for the local community & voluntary sector; youth, social inclusion, health, education and family support services.

The groups using the centre covers many of your categories, but perhaps the most relevant two to choose are “Community Development/Renewal” and “Volunteering & Community Service”.

Carrickmacross Workhouse

Farney is a collective term for five parishes in South Co. Monaghan, bordering the counties of Armagh, Louth, Meath and Cavan. It has a population of approximately twenty thousand, with Carrickmacross is its principal town.

On 16 June 1993, as a response to the need in Farney for socio-economic reconstruction, twenty-eight voluntary community groups came together to form an umbrella group that would be located in Carrickmacross and Farney Community Development Group.