Community Social Work, Welfare and Justice Centre

We are a community interest body in Ireland responsible for the provision of interdisciplinary social services to the public. Our services are provided free of charge, on open access and assertive outreach basis. We are fully supported by our volunteers and we operate as a not-for-profit voluntary organisation. The Centres provides a range of opportunities for people in need without adequate care and support. Our main role is to help the service users with any psychological, emotional, social or practical difficulties.

Community Work Ireland

Community Work Ireland was established in 1981 as the the Community Workers’ Co-operative (CWC) and changed its name in 2015 to more accurately reflect its work and members.

Community Work Ireland is a national organization that promotes and supports community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality and ultimately as a means of achieving social change that will contribute to the creation of a more just, sustainable and equal society.

CONGRESS Global Solidarity Website

The website is part of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) campaign to foster a greater understanding within the trade union movement on the island of Ireland about the causes and effects of global poverty and inequality.

Focussing on what are known as the 'core labour standards' of the International Labour Organisation, the website will serve as a useful starting point for anybody seeking information and ideas for action in pursuit of workers rights in the global economy and to promote a globalisation that serves the needs of all the world's peoples.

CWU (Communications Workers' Union)

The Communications Workers' Union is Ireland's premier union for the Postal, Telecommunications and Call Centre sectors.

With members in Eircom, An Post, Vodafone, Meteor, O2, American Airlines and many others, the CWU has a proven track record in representing members interests.

ICTU (Irish Congress of Trade Union)

Stronger Together

Congress is the largest civil society organisation on the island of Ireland, representing and campaigning on behalf of some 800,000 working people. There are currently 45 unions affiliated to Congress, north and south of the border.


IMPACT stands for the Irish Municipal Public and Civil Trade Union, and was formed in 1991 through the amalgamation of three unions, all with long traditions in the trade union movement; the Local Government and Public Services Union, the Union of Professional and Technical Civil Servants, and the Irish Municipal Employees' Trade Union.

IMPACT is Ireland's leading public sector union with members in the civil service, local government, health, education, community and voluntary organisations and semi-state companies.

Irish Association of Social Workers

Who We Are?

The Irish Association of Social Workers is the national professional body for social workers in the Republic of Ireland. It was founded in 1971 and has a membership of over 1,200 social workers. The IASW is an active member of the International Federation of Social Workers, which represents professional social work associations from over 55 different countries with more than 350,000 social workers in all parts of the world.

What does the IASW do?

Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation (INMO)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation was originally founded in 1919 when a small group of nurses and midwives, came together, in Dublin, to address two issues namely:

An improvement in pay; and
The setting of professional standards for the performance of their duties.

The newly formed organisation, which was known as the Irish Nurses Union, actively recruited new members, in its early years, and made significant progress in relation to pay and pension, and the setting of standards through a range of educational initiatives e.g. lectures/policy documents.

Irish Primary Principals' Network

About IPPN

School Leadership 
School Leadership is both professionally challenging and personally rewarding.  The Irish Primary Principals' Network (IPPN) was established in the year 1999 to address principals' professional and personal needs.

IPPN’s focus from the beginning has been to support principal teachers at local and county level and to represent their views nationally.

Mayo, Sligo & Leitrim ETB Adult Educational Guidance Service – Sligo

Mayo Sligo & Leitrim ETB Adult Educational Guidance Service (AEGS) offers free impartial and confidential Guidance Counselling, Information and Support to adults in relation to their education, training and career options.

“Guidance facilitates people throughout their lives to manage their own educational, training, occupational, personal, social and life choices so that they can reach their full potential and contribute to the development of a better society” National Guidance Forum Report 2007