Entries by Jenny Quinn

Meath Partnership WRAP 1 Training Programme for Young Adults Aged 18-24

Meath Partnership and SOS present WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) 1 Training Programme for young adults aged between 18-24 living in county Meath, commencing August 3rd from 2:00pm – 4:30pm and running on the 3rd, 6th, 10th and 13th August 2:00pm – 4:30pm. Do you want to take control over your mental wellbeing? Do you […]

Water Safety Advice: Stay Safe at the Pool, River, Lake or Sea

For information on water safety advice when swimming click on the Meath County Council link below: https://www.meath.ie/council/council-services/environment/water-protection/water-safety/water-safety-advice Water Safety Ireland have further information on water safety via the following link: https://watersafety.ie/

Ministers Catherine Martin and Roderic O’Gorman approve €250,000 to extend the impact of the Fighting Words Story Seeds programme to 14,000 children and young people

An additional €250,000 will be provided by the Creative Ireland Programme of  the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and the What Works initiative, supported by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and funded under Dormant Accounts; to extend the Story Seeds programme of creative writing activity. The Fighting Words Story Seeds programme is designed to […]

Press Release: Minister O’Gorman launches the Comhairle na nÓg Five Year Development Plan and announces increase in the Comhairle na nÓg Development Fund

Thursday 8th July 2021 Roderic O’Gorman, T.D., Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth has launched the Comhairle na nÓg Five Year Development Plan at the annual Comhairle na nÓg Organisers Information Event. Comhairle na nÓg is the structure across Ireland’s 31 local authority areas that gives children and young people a voice in decision-making […]

PRESS RELEASE: Minister O’Gorman announces 2021 LGBTI+ Community Services Funding Call

Wednesday 7th of July 2021,   €700,000 will be made available to support community services for LGBTI+ people. Funding aims to promote inclusion, protect rights and to improve quality of life and wellbeing for LGBTI+ people in Ireland. Grant scheme is open to applications from existing LGBTI+ non-government organisations and community organisations working with LGBTI+ people. […]

ISPCC Childline: Space From Anxiety Programme

This programme is aimed at young people between the ages of 14 – 18 years old who present with low to moderate anxiety. This is an evidence-based digital programme that has been delivered in the UK through the NHS and has shown measurable, positive long-term results (up to 70% clinical recovery). ISPCC Childline along with our partners, the […]

Free online training to support Youth Mental Health during Covid 19.

The Health Promotion and Improvement Service along with Jigsaw Ireland are  in a position to offer free online training – for those who work or volunteer with young people aged 12-25 years – to support Youth Mental Health during Covid 19. Available dates for the training are Tuesday, 20th July, 2021 or Tuesday, 7th September, 2021 Please see […]

Healthy Meath Not Around Us Campaign

Not Around Us is about promoting an environment where it is easier for those who smoke to quit, and stay quit, and to help de-normalise smoking for the next generation. The purpose of Not Around Us is to: • Help to protect children and young people from second-hand smoke exposure. • Contribute to the de-normalisation […]

Communities calling time on unregulated alcohol delivery services: Concern grows over supply to Under 18s. Media & stakeholder briefing, June 18th

The Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network is leading one of a growing number of campaigns across Europe seeking better regulation of drink delivery services.  On June 18th, you are invited to join us for a one-hour media and stakeholder briefing about the campaign and why Government need to regulate for drink deliveries as a […]