January 2010


Various locations throughout Ireland - Various dates in January, February, March and April

The Globe all-Ireland Programme for Immigrant Parents. Capacity and Awareness Training Programme

The event is targeted at anyone working (paid or unpaid) with immigrant parents, in either group work settings or on a one to one basis.


email:






Ireland - Closing Date 3pm, Tuesday, 13th April 2010

Bank of Ireland and University College Dublin (UCD) 2010 BOI/UCD New Irish Scholarship

To find out how to apply or for further information please visit


websitewww.ucd.ie/newirishscholarships
email:





Dublin 1 - 18/01-20/02/2010

Fighting for Dignity: Jewish Resistance in Krakw.

Exhibition by Holocaust Education Trust Ireland and Dublin City Libraries, in association with Galicia Jewish Museum, Krakw.




World Holocaust Memorial Day - 27/01/10

27 January has been chosen throughout Europe as Holocaust Memorial Day (UN International Day of Commemoration of the Holocaust). It is the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz – Birkenau concentration camp in 1945.




Ireland
Holocaust Memorial Day - Mansion House, Dublin - 31/01/10

The Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in association with the Office of the Minister for Integration are hosting the National Holocaust Memorial Day in the Mansion House, Dublin 2, between 6 and 8 pm on 31st January 2010.

To receive an invitation, please contact the number or email address below, giving the name and address of each person requiring an invitation and also including telephone number and email. Closing date for applications 4 December 2009.

Telephone:+ 353 1 6690593
email:



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February 2010


Various locations throughout Ireland - Various dates in January, February, March and April

The Globe all-Ireland Programme for Immigrant Parents. Capacity and Awareness Training Programme

The event is targeted at anyone working (paid or unpaid) with immigrant parents, in either group work settings or on a one to one basis.


email:






Ireland - Closing Date 3pm, Tuesday, 13th April 2010

Bank of Ireland and University College Dublin (UCD) 2010 BOI/UCD New Irish Scholarship

To find out how to apply or for further information please visit


websitewww.ucd.ie/newirishscholarships
email:






Dublin City Centre - 12-21/02/10

Dublin Chinese New Year Festival 2010

The Dublin Chinese New Year Festival (DCNYF) will run from 12th to 21st February 2010 and celebrates the year of the Tiger.

Further information is available at the website below

website:www.dublin.ie/cny
Photograph of the Chinese New Year Celebrations 2010






Dublin City Centre - 15-21/02/10

Russian Festival 2010
The Russian Cultural Festival will include photographic exhibitions, lunchtime lectures, music events, and various family activities.
For more information visit:

website:





entertainment.ie/festival/display.asp?ID=2235



Dublin 24 - 20/02/10

International Mother Language Day

This is an opportunity for bilingual families to celebrate their mother language. It will take place at Rua Red (Luas Terminal in Tallaght), on 20th February 2010, between 10am-1pm.

For more information see the event leaflet, available at this webpage.





University College, Dublin - 23/02/10

Migration and Identity: Towards an Inclusive Citizenship Regime in Ireland
Migration & Identity Think-In, organised by Immigrant Council of Ireland. The ICI will host a think-in on citizenship and identity and their implications for public discourse on integration. The event will bring together members of civil society, academics, policy makers and migrants. For more information


email:







Dublin 1 - 27/02/10

Eastern Evening

The event will take place at 7pm at the Dublin Central Mission, 9c Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1.

Telephone:01 8744668
email:






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March 2010


Various locations throughout Ireland - Various dates in January, February, March and April

The Globe all-Ireland Programme for Immigrant Parents. Capacity and Awareness Training Programme

The event is targeted at anyone working (paid or unpaid) with immigrant parents, in either group work settings or on a one to one basis.


email:






Ireland - Closing Date 3pm, Tuesday, 13th April 2010

Bank of Ireland and University College Dublin (UCD) 2010 BOI/UCD New Irish Scholarship

To find out how to apply or for further information please visit


websitewww.ucd.ie/newirishscholarships
email:








Dublin 1 - 2/03/10

Bulgarian Information Stand

Bulgarian National Day takes place on March 3rd. To celebrate, Dublin Central Library (ILAC Shopping Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1) will host a Bulgarian Information Stand on Tuesday, March 2nd from 12pm - 3pm. The Ambassador, HE Emil Yalnazov will be available to "Meet and Greet" at 2pm.

For more information visit:


Website:Bulgarian Information Stand






Waterford - 9/03/10

Job-seeking skills workshop

10.30am to 2.30pm in Waterford

For contact details to find further information on these workshops, which are free of charge and will be organised in different parts of the country, please click on the link above.




Dublin 9 - 10/03/10

Integration, Politics and Citizenship

This lecture by Professor Bryan Fanning, of the School of Applied Social Science, UCD, will take place at 6-7pm on Wednesday 10th March in Room HG19, School of Nursing, DCU, Dublin 9.
A wine and cheese reception will follow






European Week Against Racism - 13-21/03/10

ENAR Ireland (European Network Against Racism) is supporting the co-ordination of activities linked to European Week Against Racism/International Day Against Racism in Ireland.

For information or to notify ENAR of an event you are organising vist their website:

www.enar-eu.org/Page.asp?docid=15824&langue=EN








www.stpatricksfestival.ie/cms/events.html






Dublin 1 - 18/03/10

Integration and Identity: Evidence from Governments, Schools and Youth in Europe
The Department of Sociology in Trinity College presents a lecture and book launch by Dr Daniel Faas.

For further information visit the website below:


website:www.tcd.ie/immigration/news.php







Dublin 6 - 20/03/10

Festival Under the Clock 2010

This is a one day no charge festival open to the public, produced by Rathmines College Cultural and Corporate Project Management Team. It will take place in Rathmines College Town Hall, Rathmines, Dublin 6, 20th March 2010, 12:00am to 10:00pm. There will be many performers representing a number of nationalities, including, Irish, Slovakian, Russian, Czech, Polish and Lithuanian.

For more information visit:
http://www.dublin.ie/calendar_details.aspx?eventid=1933





Dublin 2 - 20/03/10

Funding for Social and Community Entrepreneurs.

For further details on this seminar please contact


Telephone:01-8740004
Fax:01-8740404
Email
website:www.eebfex.com/






International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - 21/03/10

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21st March.


For further information see the websites below:

website:www.un.org/Depts/dhl/racial/
website:portal.unesco.org/shs/en/ev.php-URL_ID=1787&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html






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April 2010


Various locations throughout Ireland - Various dates in January, February, March and April

The Globe all-Ireland Programme for Immigrant Parents. Capacity and Awareness Training Programme

The event is targeted at anyone working (paid or unpaid) with immigrant parents, in either group work settings or on a one to one basis.


email:




Ireland - Closing Date 3pm, Tuesday, 13th April 2010

Bank of Ireland and University College Dublin (UCD) 2010 BOI/UCD New Irish Scholarship

To find out how to apply or for further information please visit


websitewww.ucd.ie/newirishscholarships
email:





Dublin 4 - 2-4/0410

Africa Fashion Weekend Dublin 2010

AFWDublin 2010 presents African Designers who have long been gracing the African runways and are making the leap to the international fashion catwalks. Celebrating some of Africa’s top, as well as the up and coming Designers with the rest of the world, the event in Bewleys Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, will serve the interests of those who love fashion - Irish & African alike. For more information visit: www.dublin.ie/calendar_details.aspx?eventid=1910






Dublin 1 - 7/04/10-29/04/10

The Power of Civil Society: the Fate of Jews in Bulgaria during the Holocaust.
This exhibition demonstrates how the collective voice of the people of Bulgaria prevented the deportation of its Jewish population to the concentration and death camps of the Third Reich.

All enquiries to the Open Learning Centre, Central Library


email:
Telephone:01 873 4333
websiteHolocaust Educational Trust of Ireland





Dublin 9 - 8/04/10

DCU Conference: ‘Migrant Lives: Past, Present and Future’

This is the second conference in the Migration Studies in Ireland Postgraduate Conference Series 2010. Hans Entzinger, Professor of Migration and Integration Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam will deliver the keynote speech. Venue: The Gallery Room, The Helix, Dublin City University,
websitewww.dcu.ie/education_studies/migrant_lives/index.shtml
email:









Dublin 8 - 11/04/10

Experience Japan

'Hanami' or 'flower-viewing' is the renowned Japanese custom of enjoying the beauty of sakura or 'cherry blossoms' in Springtime.

Venue: Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin, 11th April 2010, 12 noon - 4:00 pm. Admission is FREE

For more information, please contact:

websitewww.ucd.ie/alc/ExperienceJapan/
email:










Dublin - 14/04/10

Immigration and Integration for Indian Nationals in Ireland

For details of this conference please contact:

email:







Zaragoza Spain - 15 -16/04/10

The Fourth Ministerial Conference on Integration

The Fourth Ministerial Conference is being organised by the Spanish Presidency. The main topic of the Integration Conference will be "Integration as a driver for development and social cohesion". The Conference will have a strong focus on Education, Employment and Intervention in boroughs or areas of high density of migrant population.







Navan, Co. Meath - 20/04/10

Immigrants Rights and Entitlements

The Citizens Information Board (CIB) is hosting this training course,



websiteCitizens Information Board Training Calendar






Dublin 1 - 21/04/10

Integration of African Children in Ireland

This conference hosted by the IACI - Integration of African Children in Ireland. IACI is a non profit, non governmental Youth Organisation established in June of 2003 to support the integration needs of African and Migrant Children now living in Ireland.

For more information please contact:

Telephone
Yemi or
Beauty

086-4023953
085-778527
websitewww.activelink.ie/node/1674



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May 2010





Limerick - 05/10

Intercultural Awareness Programme with the Limerick Maternity Hospital, May 2010

The objective of this programme is to break down barriers between patients and hospital staff and lead to better service for all patients.



AddressRabiya Ali,
Capacity Building Officer,
Mount St,
Vincent, O' Connell Avenue,
Limerick.
Telephone 061-310328
087-1775845
email









Dublin 2 - 07/05 - 18/07/10

A Sikh face in Ireland

Members of the Irish Sikh Council collaborated with FOMACS (Forum on Migration and Communications), Dr Glenn Jordan and Satwinder Singh to produce this exhibition.

Exhibition will open to the public on 7th May.

For further information please contact Maeve Burke or Ann Nolan.



Website: www.fomacs.org
Telephone:
      402-3006
email
Dublin 2 - 07/05/10


Russian speakers in Ireland: Facts and Fictions

Speaker: Dr Sarah Smyth, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, Schools of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, Trinity College Dublin.

Venue: Room 4, 3 College Green, Trinity College, Dublin 2
Time: 12.30 - 14.00

Website:www.tcd.ie/immigration/seminars/upcoming.php









Dublin 2 - 13/05/10

Literary evening at the Irish Polish Society for a reading/discussion of “Call Mother a Lonely Field” with the author, Liam Carson.

Venue: Polish House at20 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2 @ 7.30p.m.
Wine will be served; admission is free and all are welcome.

For further details, please contact:
Website:irishpolishsociety.ie

Dublin 2 - 16/05/10

Chopin Piano Recital

Venue: Polish House at 20 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2, @ 5pm

Admission is free and all music lovers are welcome.

Light refreshments will follow the performance.

For further details, please contact:
Website:irishpolishsociety.ie
Artist's websitewww.basmadji.com[




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Dublin 2 - 19/05/10

Building a Strong and Vibrant Society

AkiDwA, with support from Trinity Immigration Initiative, are holding a forum on the Immigrant Perspective on Immigration.

Venue: Seminar Room 111S, 6th Floor, Arts Building, Trinity College, from 11.30-1.30.

For more information please contact:


Telephone:01 814 8582
email








Kerry - 24/05-29/05/10

"Irish Argentinian Ties - Saoirse, Saoirse, Saoirse!"

Audio visual exhibition to honour ties between Ireland and Argentina. This is the bicentennial of the May Revolution in Argentina, regarded as the starting point of the Spanish American wars to win independence from Spain. Admiral Brown, born in Mayo, is honoured as the founder of the Argentinian navy and a hero in Latin America for his success against the Spanish navy.

The Mayor of Kerry Mr Bobby O'Connell will be the guest of Honour to open the bicentennial event at 10:30 am on 25th May.

Venue: Kerry Library: Moyderwell St, Tralee, Co Kerry, 10am to 5pm.

email
Website:www.inb.gov.ar







Africa Day – 25/05/10


Dublin City Centre - 16/05/10
Limerick - 23/05/10
Africa Day was first marked on May 25, 1963 with the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was transformed into the African Union (AU) in 2002. Community initiatives throughout the country will organise events that build a positive image of Africa and its diversity in Ireland. So far, events have been organised in 15 counties to take place between 16th and 31st May.

Check for Location of Events and Dates:Overview of Events
Call for Projects and Participants:Latest News and Invitation to Participate in Events











Dublin 2 - 25/05/10

"Hand in the Fire"
Hugo Hamilton will give a talk (in English) about the diaries kept by his German mother throughout her life in Ireland and how they form a template for his latest novel "Hand in the Fire". The diaries, which have now been acquired by the National Library of Ireland, offer an intriguing view into the life of an immigrant woman living in Ireland and the shaping of the writer’s own life and work.

Venue: The Return, Goethe-Institut, 37 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 @ 7.30pm.











Dublin 2 - 27/05/10

Women for Integration
NWCI Members Meeting on the theme of Women for Integration, will be followed at 4.15 by the launch of the NWCI publication "Making our voices heard - the stories of Muslim women in Ireland."

Venue: EU House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 @ 4.15.

For further details please contact Anne Gibney:


Telephone:
      01 878 7248
email
















Dublin 2 - 28/05/10

FOMACS/BRITISH COUNCIL: PUBLIC INTERVIEW with Handel Wright


Public interview with Handel Wright, who is David Lam Chair of Muliticultural Education and Director of the Centre for Culture, Identity and Education, University of British Columbia, Canada.
Mica Nava, Professor of Cultural Studies and Co-director of the Centre for Cultural Studies Research, University of East London, will conduct the interview.

Venue: Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, 28th May 2010, 1:00pm-2:00pm.
For more information and to RSVP for this event, please contact: Ann Nolan or Maeve Burke by 12pm, Thursday, 27th May, at:

Telephone:01 402 3006
email:

Website:www.fomacs.org/events.php








Longford - 29/05/10

Longford Intercultural Family Fun Day

Activities are free, including face-painting, arts & crafts, tug’o’war, archery, athletics, penalty shootout, bouncing obstacle course, coaching sessions and a lot more. There will also be ethnic music, food and entertainment on the day.

For more information ring Noelle in Longford Community Resources on 043 3345555.

Venue: The Mall, Longford, 29th May 2010, 2:00pm to 5:00pm.








Dublin 8 - 29-30/05/10

Splash Art Festival

ArtWave, cultural organisation invites you to Splash Art Festival, a 2-day festival of art, music, film and dance. Its aim is to celebrate the diversity of art by introducing vibrant, emerging and established artists/performers along with their creations and talents. The event will feature 27 different artists & performers from diverse backgrounds and nationalities.


Venue: Back Loft/La Catedral Studios, 7-11 St. Augustine Street Dublin 8, 29th-30th May 2010.




Ireland -
Nominations are now open. Closing Date for Nominations 01/10/10

Multicultural Young People's Awards (MYPA)

These awards are organised by the IACI (Integration of African Children in Ireland)

They are designed to recognise the hard work of young people whose dedication is making strides in integration and cultural awareness initiatives that benefit both newer and more established communities in Irish society, via active participation, planning, implementation, evaluation, and continuation etc.

For more information, please contact:


Telephone: Yemi Ojo

Telephone: Beauty

086 402 3953

085 778 2857

email:

Website: www.activelink.ie/node/2051







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June 2010


Dublin 2 - 31/05 - 18/06/10

An Irish-Bulgarian Modern Art Exhibition

A unique Irish-Bulgarian exhibition reflecting ancient Celtic and Thracian symbols in contemporary paintings, paper art and sculptures. The exhibition “Thracian and Celtic Symbols” is a joint Irish-Bulgarian cultural project designed and created by artists Daniela Todorova, Tommy Barr and Todor Todorov. The project explores similarities and parallels between early Thracian and pre-Celtic art.

Venue: The Atrium of the Department of Justice and Equality,
51 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2.


For more information visit: www.dublin.ie/calendar_details.aspx?eventid=2187



Various locations throughout Dublin, 16th June to 21st June 2010

Lets French Music Festival

Pop, Rock, Jazz, Folk and much more …with a French twist. For its fifth edition, the Let’s French festival is running for six days and taking place in different venues around Dublin with a wide selection of French music from the contemporary to the exotic; and a very special screening.

For Further information visit the Festival website: www.lets-french.ie/










Limerick - 17-18/06/10

DICE (Development and Intercultural Education Project) Annual Conference 2010

The 4th DICE (Development and Intercultural Education Project) Annual Conference 2010 will take place in Limerick on the 17th and 18th of June 2010. Each year the conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, student teachers, NGOs and all others in the education sector, to engage in dialogue and reflect on practice relevant to Development and Intercultural Education.

Venue: Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick.

The Deadline for registering is 31st May 2010. Please note there is a registration fee. For an application form visit:

Website:www.diceproject.org/annual_Application.pdf








Dublin 7 - 20/06/10

Fair Play Football Cup
This event will mark World Refugee Day. It will feature 8 football teams involving refugees, community groups, Government agencies and the media.

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm
Venue: Law Society Football Pitch, Blackhall Place


Telephone:
Yolanda Kennedy or
Ciaran O'Reilly

          01 6314614
email
Website for directions
and map:


Globe Project Training Sessions - 22-23/06/10

For a list of the remaining training sessions in term 2 of the All Ireland Programme for Immigrant Parents see [the attached.






Dublin 2 - 23/06/10

Making Equality Count - Irish and International Approaches to Measuring Equality and Discrimination

This Research Conference is being jointly organised by the Equality Authority, the Economic and Social Research Institute, the UCD Geary Institute and the Central Statistics Office and is being co-funded by the European Union under the PROGRESS Programme, 2007-2013. It will be of particular interest to academics, policymakers, statisticians and equality bodies from Ireland and also from other EU countries.

Venue: Main Conference Centre, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, 23rd June 2010, 8:45am to 5:30pm
Time: 8.45 to 5.30

For more information on this conference, please visit:
Websitewww.equality.ie/events.html
Booking forms must be received by 4th June 2010. www.equality.ie/Making_Equality_Count_-_Booking_Form.doc








Dublin 2 - 30/06-03/07/10

2010: New Migrations, New Challenges Conference

Event takes place in Trinity College, Dublin. For more information please see:


website:www.tcd.ie/immigration/news.php




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July 2010



Donegal - 05-10/07/10

Show Racism the Red Card Summer Camp

This camp is an Intercultural learning and fun experience for boys and girls aged 11yrs to 16yrs from Ireland (north and south), for Irish and non-Irish nationals. The cost is €175 and includes return transport. Young people will have the opportunity to learn languages, games, songs, dances and many aspects of different cultures. The purpose of the camp is to bring young people from different backgrounds together, to promote intercultural learning and integration as well as to have a memorable fun experience.

Venue: Glencolmcille, Co Donegal, 5th to 10th July 2010

For more information on the camp or to book your child a place visit:

website:

www.theredcard.ie/camp/




Dun Laoghaire - 23-25/07/10

Dn Laoghaire Festival of World Cultures

This year’s Festival marks its 10th anniversary, and in honour of this important celebratory event the Festival seeks to deepen its ethos of building communities through nurturing respect for diversity.

This year’s theme is FAITH. If you, your community, school, group or faith tradition would like to share expressions of compassion at the dlr Festival of World Cultures please email a brief description of your proposal to

or call Sylvie at the Festival Office on 01-2719510.

See http://www.activelink.ie/node/2266

For more information on the Festival visit: http://www.festivalofworldcultures.com/




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August 2010
Dublin 15 - 28/08/2010


TRA Family Fun Day 2010
Day out for all the family organised by Tyrellstown Residents Association to celebrate the culture music and food of many different countries. Venue: Gazelle Green, between 3 and 6pm. Admission is free.

For more information on the day's events or to take an active part, please call:
Telephone: 086 244 2005
email













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September 2010



Thomond Park, Limerick - 09/09/2010

Many Cultures, One Home Conference
Doras Luimn have been promoting and protecting the rights of migrants since 2000, by encouraging integration between new and indigenous communities thereby encouraging a more inclusive society. The role of this one-day conference is to look back over the last 10 years, to see how Ireland has changed and what has been achieved.
For more information and to download a registration form visit the Doras Luimni website

Website:




University College Cork - 10/09/2010

Gender Equality, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Conference
This conference forms part of a project funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences - Gender, Religious Diversity and Multiculturalism (PI Dr. Siobhn Mullally, Law, UCC).

Venue: Brookfield Health Sciences, Room G04, UCC. 10.15 - 5.30.
Registration is necessary with a fee of €45 (€20 for students). For further information please contact:
email:

Website:


Garda Sports Ground, Phoenix Park - 11-12/09/2010


Sport Against Racism Ireland Soccerfest 2010
SARI will host Soccerfest 2010 on September 11th and 12th in the Garda Sports Grounds, Phoenix Park. For further information visit http://www.sari.ie/ss/sari-soccerfest-201/







City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2 - 15/09/2010

One City One People Campaign Launch
Dublin City Council’s Office for Integration (OFI) will lead a key initiative for the city this autumn focused on city’s immigrant population to promote inclusion, integration and to combat racism and discrimination. Titled One City One People the initiative will use a variety of mediums to promote the message that Dublin is an open city, a city which respects and embraces difference, is accessible, safe and equal and does not accept racism and discrimination. This campaign will be launched at 5pm on 15th September. For more information

email:
Website:www.dublin.ie/onecity







Croke Park - 16/09/2010

Intercultural Education Strategy Launch

This will take place in Croke Park on 16th September 2010. Following the launch, the Strategy will be published on the Office of the Minister for Integration website.









Dublin 2 - 17/09/2010

After the Party's Over: The Implications of Polish Post-Accession Migration to Ireland
This will be hosted by the Trinity Immigration Initiative and the Employment Research Centre in Trinity. The conference will feature a number of academic speakers mainly from Ireland and Poland, with a Roundtable on 'Polish Migration in Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland' with policy-makers, NGOs and other stakeholders.

For further information contact Dr. Torben Krings:

Telephone:+353 (0) 1 896 3060
email:
Website:www.tcd.ie/immigration








Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire - 17/09/2010

ICI Mothers & Daughters Lunch
The Immigrant Council of Ireland will host a Mothers and Daughters Lunch on 17th September 2010, at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. For further information


Telephone Ekaterina or Jake:

01-6458160
email:






Dublin 24 - 22/09/2010

Launch of Show Racism the Red Card programme of activities 2010-2011
This will take place on 22nd September 2010 in Tallaght Stadium. For more information email:





Dublin 2 - 23/09/2010

Cultural Diversity and the Arts: Language and Meanings - Pamphlet Launch
The Arts Council Strategy Launch - Cultural Diversity and the Arts: Language and Meanings will take place at 6pm on 23rd September 2010 at 70 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. Following the launch, the Strategy will be published on the Office of the Minister for Integration website.

Telephone: 01-6180208
email:






Dublin 1 - 25/09/2010

Dublin International Gospel Music Festival Programme
This one-day festival will take place at the Convention Centre, Spenser Dock on Saturday 25th September, starting with workshops from 10am and music from 7pm.

The aim of the festival is to celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Ireland. Gospel music is now being enjoyed by all strands of Irish society and is a great force in bringing people together. Concert tickets are priced at €28. All workshops are open free of charge to members of the public. Tickets are on sale at www.tickets.ie. Further details of the festival’s programme are available at: www.dublingospelmusicfestival.com.



Cork - 28/09/2010

Cork Integration Forum Launch
This will take place at 10am on 28th September 2010 at the Millennium Hall, City Hall, Cork. For more information email:






Dublin 8 - 27/09/10

'Making the Link: Why Equality and Social Inclusion matter for Migrants and Ethnic Minorities', a seminar funded by the Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs and by the EU. The seminar is one of the events to mark the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Inclusion 2010.

Admission to the seminar is free but places are limited. If you would like to attend this seminar, please return the attached booking form by email to
by Friday, 17 September 2010. Please ensure that you save the completed form as a Word 1997/2003 file, and include the words "Making the link" in the subject line. Participants can register for workshops at the seminar.
Booking Form




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October 2010

Dublin 24 - 09/10/2010
The Box Stories

Tallaght Community Arts (TCA) are lauching the Box Stories event which is a project that invited 100 community groups around South County Dublin to ‘get up on their box’ and express what they want to say about the world.

Venue is Tallaght Library on Saturday October 9th 2010 from 2pm – 4pm. All are welcome!






Dublin 2 - 7/10/2010
"From Catastrophe to Marginalisation. The Experiences of Somali Refugees in Ireland"
The Trinity Immigration Initiative and Horn of Africa People's Aid, in conjunction with the Office for Integration (Dublin City Council), are launching this report.
Speakers: Gerry Folan (Dublin City Council), Dr. Ronit Lentin and Elena Moreo (Trinity Immigration Initiative), Suleiman Abdulahi (Horn of Africa People's Aid).

Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: The Atrium , Civic Offices, Dublin City Council, Wood Quay Dublin 2.
email






Dublin 2 - 16/10/2010
Lost and Found in Translation
Ulster Bank Theatre Festival, in collaboration with the Forum on Migration and Communication (FOMACS) will present this one day symposium, addressing themes of cultural translation and the creative impact of migration, together with the role of artists in highlighting questions of social justice and equality.

Venue: City Wall Space, Wood Quay Venue, Dublin Civic Offices, Dublin 2
Time: 10 to 5

To register please ring Maeve Burke or Ann Nolan

Telephone: 01 402 3006
email:




Galway City - 20/10/2010
Intercultural Fashion Extravaganza
Intercultural Fashion ExtravaganzaThis event, marking Social Inclusion Week, is designed to be a celebration of diversity and inclusion. In addition to fashion there will be singing, drumming and dancing.
Time: 7-9.30pm
Venue: Menlo Park Hotel
Tickets: €10 In Aid of Cope Galway and the Harambee Charity, from Galway Refugee Support Group or the Eglinton Hotel, Salthill.

Please contact
Alice087 991 8342
Carol 087 746 5799
Suzanne





085 727 2445


22/10 - 14/11
Polish Culture Festival. My Cork Polish Association organises this festival, which runs for three weeks and includes events celebrating music, poetry, photography, food and more.




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November 2010
Africans in Ireland Writing Awards Closing Date 30/11/2010


The AIWC, which will be an annual competition, is devoted to unpublished works of Africans writers and aspiring writers in Ireland. It aims to celebrate literary achievements of African immigrants and promote the culture of reading among children and young people.

email:
entry formAfricans-in-ireland-Writing-Awards-Form-1.pdf



Dublin 2 - 03/11/2010
Diverse views on diversity - a discussion about identity and inclusion in Ireland
President Mary McAleese will speak at this event to be hosted by the Immigrant Council of Ireland at the Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2 on Wednesday November 3, 2010, from 10am to 12.30pm.

For more information please contact:
Telephone: 01-674 0202
email:





Dublin 2 - 03-04/11/2010
CESSIT (Creativity and Entrenpreneurship Seeds for Social Inclusion Trainers) Workshops.
These are aimed at providing adult educators with the necessary tools to develop innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship amongst early-school leavers (ESL). One of the principal objectives of CESSIT is to promote free practical workshops at national level for trainers’ to exchange experiences and to discuss the impact of creativity and entrepreneurship on training and competencies development.

Venue: DIT, Aungier Street, Dublin 2
Duration: 2 days
For further information, please contact

Telephone: 01-402 7030
Fax: 01-402 7198
email:
Registrationwww.ime.ie
Further informationProject website www.spi.pt/cessit
Project blog cessit.wordpress.com





Dundrum, Dublin 14 - 06/11/2010

Diwali
The Hindu Festival of Lights will be celebrated in Taney Parish Hall, Taney Road, Dundrum, Dublin 14th, from 7pm onwards.

For further information please contact

email:
website:www.hindu.ie




Dublin 1 - 19/11/2010
Labour Market, the Crisis and Migration
This conference is organised by the European Migration Network

Venue: The Convention Centre, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.
9.30 to 1.00pm
RSVP by 15th November

Telephone: 01 863 2062
email:
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Dublin 2 - 19/11/2010

Innovation Dublin - The Immigrant Community as a Source of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Dublin City Council Office for Integration and the Institute for Minority Entrepreneurship (DIT) are hosting this seminar to examine opportunities to release the full economic potential of the immigrant community in Ireland and their contribution to Ireland's economic recovery.

Location: Dublin City Council, Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 2
Date: Monday November 15th 2010 Time: 6.30pm – 9pm
For further information please contact Gerry Folan, Office for Integration Dublin City Council.

email:


Dublin 2 - 22/11/2010
An Overview of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations
Organised by Cois Tine and the Integration Office of the Inter-Church Meeting with the support of Dublin City Council's Office for Integration.
Venue: City Wall Space, Dublin Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 2
Time: 10am-1.30pm
Wood Quay Venue Map





Dublin 2 - 24/11/2010
"Ireland and India: an historical perspective"
The Ireland-India Council (IIC), in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Ireland have organised this talk by Irish historian Dr Kate O’Malley.
Admission Free. All are welcome. Please RSVP by Monday 22nd November, 2010.
Venue: European Union House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
Time: 3pm


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Limerick - 24/11/2010
Integration in the Workplace Event: Recognising the Benefits & Challenges of a Diverse Workforce.
Places are limited so please book early & please bring plenty of Business Cards so that you can Network
Venue: Greenhills Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick
Time : 6-8pm


Telephone: Tel: 061 415180
email:



mmcmahon@limerickchamber.ie




Dublin 3 - 27/11/2010 and 22/01/2011
Schools Embracing DIversity - Anti-Racism Teacher Training
Venue: Marino Institute of Education
Saturday November 27, 2010 and Saturday January 22, 2011
Registration from 9.00. Workshops from 10.00 to 16.00

Fee: €50 for two days

Links to download documents elsta.ie/upcoming-seminar/49-schools-embracing-diversity.html




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Edgeworthstown - 06/12/2010
Information Session on Citizenship
Longford Community Resources Ltd are hosting an information session by the Immigrant Council of Ireland on citizenship/naturalisation, how to apply and what the timeframes are. Longford Women’s link will also be outlining some of the services and opportunities available there within their organisation. This information session is being carried out in partnership with 5th Generation, Ireland. The evening will finish at 9:15pm.
Venue: The Green, Edgeworthstown
Minibus leaving St Mel's Cathedral, Longford Town at 7.00pm
Please contact Noelle, Integration Officer at LCRL, on 043-3345555, if you would like to avail of the transport.
Admission is free. Funded by the European Refugee Fund, through Pobal and the Office for the Minister for integration.







Dublin 2 - 07-08/12/2010
CESSIT (Creativity and Entrenpreneurship Seeds for Social Inclusion Trainers) Workshops.
These are aimed at providing adult educators with the necessary tools to develop innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship amongst early-school leavers (ESL). One of the principal objectives of CESSIT is to promote free practical workshops at national level for trainers’ to exchange experiences and to discuss the impact of creativity and entrepreneurship on training and competencies development.

Venue: DIT, Aungier Street, Dublin 2
Duration: 2 days
For further information, please contact

Telephone: 01-402 7030
Fax: 01-402 7198
email:
Registrationwww.ime.ie
Further informationProject website www.spi.pt/cessit
Project blog cessit.wordpress.com







Longford Town - 08/12/2010
Intercultural Winter Concert
Longford Cultural Resources Limited are organising this event. There will be music and dance from Irish and other cultures - a great opportunity to meet and appreciate other cultures.
Venue: Temperance Hall, Longford Town.
Time: 7.30-9.15pm
Transport will be organized from Ballinalee.
Entrance is free. For further information please contact Noelle, Integration Officer at LCRL on 043-3345555.
Funded by the European Refugee Fund, through Pobal and the Office for the Minister for Integration.





Dublin 2 - 08-11/12/2010
Moving Worlds: Cinemas of Migration Film Festival
FOMACS in association with EUNIC are holding the 'Moving Worlds: Cinemas of Migration' Film Festival in the Irish Film Institute from the 8-11 December 2010. There will be a diverse and contemporary programme of documentary and drama films from Austria, France, Germany, Spain, UK, and the USA. Also, a selection of masterclasses, workshops and special events with filmmakers and digital media practitioners.
Please see fomacs.org/mw/fomacs1.html for full details on the Screenings and Masterclasses that are available.

Screenings: Booking information:
Tickets are available from IFI Box Office, 6 Eustace Street Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Telephone: (01) 679 3477, or at ifi.ie

Masterclasses are free of charge.
Please note it is necessary to contact FOMACS in advance to register for masterclasses.
Telephone: (01) 402 3006, or email



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