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Summer Fun! YWCA Coolnagreina Youth Drop In

Summer Fun! YWCA Coolnagreina Youth Drop In

Young people from all over Greystones came out this week to join in the fun and fellowship at Coolnagreina Summer Drop-In.  Local youth leaders from the Church of Nazarene (Mark Murray) and Hillside Community Church (Jen Barrington) joined forces with the Coolnagreina staff (Jonathan Ellis, Clare Williams, Jessie Fabling and

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Applications Open For YWCA Resident Assistant Programme!

The YWCA Ireland Resident Assistant (RA) programme provides an exciting opportunity for 4 women to enhance their work experience, hone their leadership skills and live in a dynamic and inter –cultural environment in our student residence in Dublin city centre while pursuing their education or taking a gap year. The

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Call to Action: TORL Campaign 100 Days of Action

Call to Action: TORL Campaign 100 Days of Action

Join the fight against modern day slavery! To mark the Turn Off the Red Light Campaign 100 Days of Action,  Tearfund Ireland and the Young Women’s Christian Association of Ireland (YWCA Ireland) in cooperation with the Evangelical Alliance of Ireland are calling on our members and supporters  to take action

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Innovista Ireland Leadership Training Opportunity!

Innovista Ireland Leadership Training Opportunity!

Who is it for? The Leading for Life training is for leaders in churches and organisations who want to reach people in their communities. What: Leading for Life provides practical training to help you grow. Insightful teaching and the time to apply it means that you will end the day

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Reflections on the Dochas 2016 Annual Conference

Reflections on the Dochas 2016 Annual Conference

On Thursday 5th May, the Dochas AGM took place in the Croke Park conference centre and it was with great excitement that the YWCA of Ireland attended to hear Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, General Secretary of the World YWCA, speak to the assembled audience of leaders and staff of the Irish global development

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Applications Open for Peace and Justice Training!

Applications Open for Peace and Justice Training!

YWCA Young Women as Advocates of Peace and Justice Training,  12th  – 15th June 2016! Applications for the YWCA Young Women as Advocates of Peace and Justice training are now being accepted! Are you a young woman interested in deepening your knowledge of gender equality and peace and justice issues?

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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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