80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World

80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World is an Irish-based registered charity founded in 1996 promoting popular education on human development and human rights.

For 80:20, education is fundamental to understanding the shape and nature of our unequal world, to interacting with that world as well as to imagining and shaping a different world. Education does this in 3 important ways:

It creates choice
When we understand what is going in our world our range of choices increase.


A4 Sounds

A4’s mission is to transform the means by which cultural works are produced, accessed, and understood in Ireland, and by doing so to contribute to the development of a more just society. We want to Make Art That Matters.

Alcohol Forum Ireland

Based in the North West of Ireland and influencing across the island of Ireland Alcohol Forum Ireland is a not for profit organisation that operates in conjunction with the Health, Justice, Education, Community and Business sectors.


ALISON - the Global Learning Experience - is a FREE learning resource of interactive certification-based learning. ALISON stands for Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online. The learning is provided free of charge to individual learners.

The mission of ALISON is to enable anyone, anywhere, to educate themselves for FREE. Through ALISON, the cost-barrier to learning can be removed.

Through the ALISON Learning platform we can assist people around the world in educating themselves, thereby creating a more equitable and sustainable global society.

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC)

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) is a leading organisation with national and international influence driving excellence in palliative care. AIIHPC is a collaborative of hospices, health and social care organisations and universities on the island of Ireland. AIIHPC advances education, research, policy and practice to improve the palliative care experience of people with life limiting conditions and their families. As the palliative care sector’s institute, AIIHPC is:

Alternatives to Violence Project

AVP's Vision:

We are a community of volunteers from all walks of life committed to creating a society based on honesty and respect that can resolve conflicts without resorting to violence.

AVP's Mission

AVP’s mission is to empower people to live their lives without violence. Transforming conflict, transforming lives, together.

Altruism Ireland

Altruism Ireland is a technological charity and our primary purpose is to reduce the high costs associated with fundraising by delivering a free platform for fundraising and donating; building trust into charity-giving through introducing transparency metrics into the charity sector; and offering free digital education to Irish charities to help them take advantage of the opportunities offered by new innovative technologies.

An Cosán

Our mission (since being founded in 1986) is to empower through education, and to tackle disadvantage in education. We provide people of all ages with pathways to learning, leadership and enterprise.

Overview:  We offer a variety of programmes in early years education and care, parenting, community, further and higher education, family supports and a counselling service. Community Education programmes now bring our services beyond our base in Jobstown, Tallaght (Dublin) to locations across the country.


AONTAS is the Irish National Association of Adult Education, a voluntary membership organisation. It exists to promote the development of a learning society through the provision of a quality and comprehensive system of adult learning and education which is accessible to and inclusive of all.

Association for Higher Education Access and Disability (AHEAD)

AHEAD is an independent non-profit organisation working to promote full access to, participation in, benefit from and contribution to third level education by people with disabilities in Ireland, North and South. It is a registered charity (number CHY9999) and is funded by the Higher Education Authority, by members' subscriptions (members include all third level institutions on the island of Ireland and students with disabilities) and through European Union funding.