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December 2010

‘Don’t judge us on where we are from’ – Armagh Youth discuss conflict and social Justice

Over 60 residents from Armagh- young people, youth leaders, community organisation representatives, friends and family were treated to the presentation of the experiences of a group of young men from the Drumarg and Mullacreevie estates.  The special evening was the outcome of an exchange of visits with Sheffield youth at the fringes of gang violence, visits to the miners and Chilean exiled community of Yorkshire, England and four days of filming their own views, and the views of local residents in the neighbourhoods whe

Lithuanian national sport and music comes to Belfast

On Saturday 23rd October 2010 teams from Dungannon, Armagh, Kilkeel, Newtownards and Lisburn descended on Queen’s University PEC sports complex to celebrate our diversity and promote integration of one of our fastest growing communities in the form of their national sport, basketball. Lithuanians can boast third place in this year’s Basketball World Championships, and those living in Northern Ireland have been using the sport to bring people together in different cities and towns around Northern Ireland. 

ICTU – Women Into Politics delegation – Brussels December 2010

On the 30th of November 2010 a joint delegation of ICTU Women representatives and representatives from the Rural Women’s Network set out for a Women Into Politics visit to the European Parliament.

Royal Army Artillery and Active Retirement Ireland.

On the 6th/ 7th of November a residential was held in Drogheda with the Royal Army Artillery and Active Retirement Ireland Omeath. This group have worked together previously on a cross community, cross border basis.

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