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Posted on January 20, 2011

markerRecruitment – Development Worker

CCRYS now wish to recruit a Development Worker

The successful candidate will work in partnership with local youth groups, volunteers and young people. This post will focus on the growth and implementation of CCRYS volunteer development strategy. This will include regional support, the co-ordination of training with local youth groups and the facilitation of cross community programmes.

The ideal candidate will have a real commitment to the ethos and values of the service and fit one of the following three profile requirements:

  1. A professionally endorsed qualification in Youth and Community Work is essential and 2 years experience of working with young people is desirable
  2. An equivalent professional qualification or degree and 2 years full time youth and community work experience is essential
  3. Experience of working as a full time youth worker without formal qualifications for at least 3 years is essential.

In addition to the above, the candidate will demonstrate a strong knowledge and understanding of youth work, have a proven track record of relevant experience and possess a range of practical skills and attributes suited to the strategic objectives of the Canal Communities Regional Youth Service.

Salary Scale: City of Dublin Youth Service Board, Youth Worker Salary Scale

Closing date Thursday, 10th February 2011

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 22nd February 2011-01-20

Application forms and Job Description available from or contact Sara Leonard at 01-4738439

Applications to: The Manager, Canal Communities Regional Youth Service, 23 Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore, Dublin 8 and by email

This post is funded by the Young People’s Facilities and Services Fund and is administered by the CDYSB.

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Posted on January 18, 2011

markerInchicore Area Women’s Group

Upcoming courses for women in Bluebell, Inchicore,
Kilmainham & Islandbridge.

11 week class
When:  Every Thursday 20th Jan to 22nd March 2011
Where: Canal Communties Partnership
               2nd Floor, Oblate View, Tyrconnell Road
               Inchicore, Dublin 8
Time:    10am to 12 noon
Price:    €5 per class

Modern Line Dancing
10 week class
When:  Every Monday 24th Jan to 24th March 2011
Where: St Michael’s Communtiy Centre
Time:    7pm to 9pm
Cost:     €5 per class

Yoga for Relaxation
6 week class
When:  Every Tuesday 25th Jan to 22nd Feb 2011
Where: Canal Communties Partnership
               2nd Floor, Oblate View, Tyrconnell Road
               Inchicore, Dublin 8
Time:    6.30pm to 7:30pm
Cost:     €5 per class

Places are limited, contact Maureen at 01 4732196
or email

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Posted on November 8, 2010

markerAnti Racism Competition 2010-2011

Show Racism the Red Card!

Could you be a future journalist or professional photographer?
Can you paint a picture that says a thousand words?

Show racism the Red Card are looking for young people to use their creativity to produce a written, visual or audiovisual piece arising from the themes of the Show Racism the Red Card DVD. The DVD is on the website and is part of an education pack. It is also available to order as a hard copy as well.

Teachers/Youth Workers/Tutors

Register to participate on-line & for information and updates check out

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Posted on October 27, 2010

markerAre you interested in a career in disability services?

FAS Personal & Social Employment Skills Training Course
FETAC Level 3

Are you over 18 ?
Interested in a career in disability services?
Then this course is for you!

This six month course covers all the areas you need to know to start your career in disability services.

You will also get the opportunity to get work experience in a range of different services located in Walkinstown, Fairview and Celbridge (bus pass provided)

  • There is NO formal education requirement
  • No previous experience is required. However participants will need to display a genuine interest in working with people with disabilities.
  • Course commences 15th November in Walkinstown, D12.

Call Paul Flanagan at 087 241-2886 or 4650388

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Posted on October 20, 2010

markerOblate Gospel Choir

Recruiting New Members
Male & Female, 18-30 years (plus)

Thursdays at 7.30pm
Room 1
Oblate Hall
Tyrconnell Road
Dublin 8

For more information email
or call/text Roisin on 087 9170052

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Posted on October 19, 2010

markerTeam Tanzania Race Night!

Team Tanzania 2010 would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who supported us with our Race Night & Raffle on Saturday Night.

The grand total raised from the event was just over €4,500!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, everyone who bought horses, jockies, owners etc and everyone who took part on the night!

The winners of the Raffle Prizes were:

1st Prize iPod – Kieran Lyons

2nd Prize iPod – Mr. Moran

3rd Prize iPod shuffle –  Ann Coyne

4th Prize  Holiday Voucher – Bernie McGarry

Executive Box at St.Pats –  Martina Bergin

Box of Chocolates –  Valerie Ronan

€50 Voucher for Black Lion –  Paul Lennon

Voucher for Salon Rouge –  Glen Conroy

€50 Voucher for Enoteca Torino – Fran McGarry

Box of Chocolates –  Emily Bergin

Toy Power Tool Set – Andrew Kerfoot

Set of Saucepans –  Dan Brown

List of Sponsors & Donors:

Tru-Value, Inchicore

Keatings Pharmacy, Inchicore

Balck Lion Inn, Inchicore

Grattan Pharmacy, Inchicore

Brian & Anne Joyce

Kildangan Bowling Club

McCauley’s Pub

Image Hair Salon, Bluebell

Credit Union, Inchicore

Eddie Lloyd & Sons Traditional Irish Butchers, Inchicore

Gala Express, Crumlin Rd

Trinity Property Services

Davey’s Convenience Store, Rialto

Rialto Youth Project

The Food Store, Crumlin

K&E Office Supplies,  Tallaght

St. Michael’s Parish Youth Project, Inchicore

Centra, Rialto

Paddy Power, Inchicore

Jamaal 5 in 1, Inchicore

Kavanagh’s Household Drapers, Ballyfermot

And thank you too:

Michael Horgan and Paddy Lyne

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Posted on October 18, 2010

markerChristmas Fair

Join Addiction Response Crumlin for an evening of Fun and Fundraising!

At Teach Tearmann
160A Sunshine Industrial Estate
On Tuesday 7th December 2010
Between 2pm – 7pm

Tea/Coffee/Cakes Sale – Spot Prizes – Wheel of Fortune – Bric a Brac
- Holistic Treatments/Manicures/Reiki -
- House numbers in wood – order your own -

Minimum donation for holistic’s is €3’s

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Posted on October 12, 2010

markerCCRYS Race Night!

CCRYS Race Night

Come along, enjoy the fun and help support young people in the Canal Communities!

All proceeds go towards a group of young people from the Canal Communities travelling to Tanzania.  They will volunteer with Uvikiuta, an African based charity who promote meaningful youth and community involvement.

Date: Sat 16th October
Venue: McCAuleys Bar & Lounge (rialto)
Time: 8pm Admission– free

Sponsorship opportunities still available:

  • Buy a horse or jockey! – €5
  • Sponsor a race! – €150
  • Advertise in our Race booklet: €25 half pg/ €50 full page


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Posted on October 1, 2010

markerStory Telling

Have you got a story to tell?

Maybe you have a story about your area, your community or yourself!

Or maybe you just like listening to stories!

If so, Ballyfermot/Chapelizod Partnership & Canal Communities Partnership are organising a free 8 week programme for people with disabilities.

A facilitator will work with the group over 8 weeks looking at; storytelling, drama & photography, talking about your area & community, music and discussions.

So if you like telling stories, want to get involved in something a bit different and want to have some fun, then this is for you!

Starting: Wednesday 6th October, and every Wednesday after
Venue: Ballyfermot Family Resource Centre
Time: Between 6-8pm

The 78A bus stops just across the road

For more information phone Catherine 01 898 9165 or Maureen 01 473 2196 or email or

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Posted on September 14, 2010

markerCommunity Lunch


Come and enjoy a delicious

Two course lunch for only €5!

All proceeds go towards a group of young people from the community

Travelling to Tanzania to Volunteer!

Enter our RAFFLE to be in with a chance to win one of three ipods, a holiday voucher, match tickets and much more!!

Venue: Fatima F2 Centre (Multipurpose Room)

Date: Thursday 23rd September

Time: 12.30pm -2pm

For more information contact: Fiona/ Claire 01 473 8439

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