Fresh Start Initative

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The Department for Communities (DfC) will be facilitating a series of stakeholder engagement events to seek views on the development of a programme providing support for women wishing to be involved in community transformation. This engagement process is being undertaken as part of the Department’s contribution to the Fresh Start initiative and to the delivery of the Executive’s Action Plan – Tackling Paramilitarism, Criminality and Organised Crime.


Irish History Course


Rebels, Radicals, Royalists and Loyalists
Venue: REACT Offices, 2 Mallview Terrace, Armagh

This course consists of 6 workshops (7 – 9pm) and 2 study visits. 
Participants will examine the following events and their impact on the Island of Ireland.

Thursday 11th May 2017 - Catholic Emancipation and Home Rule

Thursday 18th May 2017 - Crises and Volunteers (Redmond and Carson)

Thursday 25th May 2017 - Blood Sacrifice: Easter Rising and WW1 - The Somme

Thursday 1st June 2017 - War of Independence and Partition

Thursday 8th June 2017 - Irish Civil War and Civil Strife in Northern Ireland

Thursday 15th June 2017 - "The Troubles" and Course Evaluation

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May 2017 – Study Visit 1 - Dublin - This is an overnight residential which includes visits to Glasnevin Cemetery, Arbour Hill Cemetery, the Memorial Gardens at Island Bridge, the National Museum at Collins Barracks and the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square.

Saturday 3rd June 2017 – Study Visit 2 - This is a 1 day visit to Parliament Buildings at Stormont, St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast and The Somme Museum.

Job Opportunity with "Out of the Shadows"

Finance/Admin Officer

Gross salary NJC Scale 4 £7,716

16 hours per week


Reports to: Project Manager

The Finance/Admin Officer will assist in the overall running in the office and keep the Project Manager updated in relation to financial issues and referral reports as detailed in the job description. (included in the application pack)