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IWD 2016: Ireland’s Refugee Situation

IWD 2016: Ireland’s Refugee Situation

About the blogger: Ruth Drennan works as a Contact Lens Optician in Dublin City Centre. She has been on the management committee of the YWCA Residence since 2012 and currently serves as Chair. Ruth is passionate about raising awareness of the refugee situation in Ireland and has many friends who

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IWD 2016: Designed to Soar

IWD 2016: Designed to Soar

About the blogger: Susie Moore is 31 years old and from Donaghadee, Northern Ireland.  She studied education and taught for one year in Bangor and Clough.  In 2007  she flew to Nepal to teach in an international school for 8 months and was privileged to teach there for 8 years.

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President’s Message on International Women’s Day

President’s Message on International Women’s Day

I have always loved the hymn “This little light of mine”. It is so simple – and catchy. Yet to me it is a powerful message that resonates with the purposes of YWCA Ireland and International Women’s Day 2016. In case you haven’t heard it…and so that you are humming it

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IWD 2016: Vessels of Gold and Silver

IWD 2016: Vessels of Gold and Silver

About the Blogger: Andreea Ratiu lives in Sandymount with her husband Cris.  A native Romanian she relocated to Ireland two years ago  and now works as a Legal Assistant for a multinational company. Andreea is passionate about her Christian faith and is an active member of South Hill Evangelical Church in Mount

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Part – Time General Support Worker (Greystones)

Part – Time General Support Worker (Greystones)

Are you personable?  Do you have experience in customer service or in a Christian organisation?   Would you enjoy hospitality and looking after guests’ needs? An opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a live-in General Support Worker at the Young Women’s Christian Association conference and retreat centre in Greystones.  The

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Learning to Lead, Danish Style!

Learning to Lead, Danish Style!

Investing in young women’s leadership has always been a core priority of the YWCA movement. Here in Ireland, YWCA provide opportunities at national level for young women to build their leadership capacity by serving on our national board. Today 50% of our national board is comprised of young women age

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World Council Perspectives: Janet Horner

World Council Perspectives: Janet Horner

Since starting working in the YWCA last October, I have had a chance to get to know a lot about the work and the vision of the national association in Ireland. In October 2015, I had the opportunity to attend World YWCA Council in Bangkok, Thailand and gained a far

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2015 In Review

2015 In Review

As we reflect on the progress and achievements made in 2015 we give thanks to God for His provision and guidance. We are pleased to share with you just some of the highlights of the last 12 months! January – We repaint our board room, front door and reception area to

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A Christmas Message

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