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Centre for Peace and Development Studies

The Centre for Peace and Development Studies is a Research Centre located within the Department of Government and Society, University of Limerick. The Centre supports students engaged in personal research to PhD and Masters level. In addition, it offers a full-time, one year taught Masters course in Peace and Development Studies. The aim of the Centre is to provide research evidence concerning conflict and its resolution both in Ireland and in other countries throughout the world.

Centre for Social and Emotional Intelligence

The Centre for Social and Emotional Intelligence offers a range of Low Cost Counselling and Coaching Services to enhance and promote mental wellbeing.

We deliver a wide range of practical training programmes suitable for parents and professionals who wish to enhance their own social and emotional wellbeing and the wellbeing of those they support.

Our Aims
Social and Emotional Wellbeing harnesses our ability to cope with life’s challenges; be it in our personal or professional lives.

Centre for the Care of Survivors of Torture (CCST)

The Centre for the Care of Survivors of Torture (CCST), established in 2001, is dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of survivors of torture.

The Centre provides a comprehensive range of specialist services, (Client Services) such as medical assessments, counseling and complimentary therapies. Medico-legal reports can be prepared for clients as part of the asylum determination process.

In addition the CCST Public Awareness Programme delivers training and makes presentations to relevant stakeholders.

Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, birth injuries, or brain injuries. Our team was created so we can provide answers and all types of assistance needed to help improve the quality of life for loved ones and family members with cerebral palsy.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide helpful cerebral palsy resources

Be A Learning Resource

Our goal is to continue to bring you the most up-to-date information from trusted sources as it becomes available


ChangeX is a marketplace of proven ideas that makes it easy for people to get the one idea they are passionate about (or several ideas) started in their communities.

ChangeX supports people in starting ideas like CoderDojo, Fighting Words, Irish Men's Sheds or Fáilte Isteach, just to name a few. The ChangeX mission is to build community wellbeing by unleashing the potential of changemakers everywhere.

Changing Ireland

Changing Ireland aims to enable projects to network more effectively and to assist in promoting the profile of the Community Development Programme and of community development in general.

It is intended to be readable and interesting and written by community workers in various parts of the country - so that it reflects the experience of tackling poverty and exclusion at community level.

Chernobyl Children's Project International

Chernobyl Children’s Project International (CCPI) was established by Adi Roche in 1991 to improve the quality of life of thousands of children and their communities in the heart of the Chernobyl zone.

To date CCPI has delivered over Euro 73 million worth of aid and brought over 17,000 children into Ireland on life-enhancing Rest & Recuperation.

The overall objective of the Project is to develop medical and humanitarian programmes that facilitate long-term sustainable community-based solutions.

Key programme areas include:

Cheshire Ireland

Cheshire Ireland provides supported accommodation, respite and community services to adults with physical disabilities.

Currently, we operate 16 centres/services around Ireland. New accommodation and respite services are in the course of development in a number of locations.

Child Fund Ireland

ChildFund has been assisting children all around the world for over 65 years. We assist individual children, who are devastated by poverty and injustice.

How does child sponsorship help?
By sponsoring a child with us today you can give them the chance to learn, play, laugh and grow up in a child-friendly environment.

How does child sponsorship work?
As a child sponsor, you give a monthly donation. This money does not go directly to the child or their family. It supports the project where your sponsored child is enrolled.

Childcare Online

Dublin City Childcare Committee (DCCC) is one of 33 County and City Childcare Committee’s established throughout the country.

It is made up of a central office and 5 Local Childcare Resource Centres (LCRC’s). DCCC and the 5 LCRC’s offer information and supports to parents, providers of childcare, childcare workers, home based childminders and employers.