Comhlamh is delighted to be hosting an exhibition of photos and statements looking at experiences challenging the Corrib Gas project in Co Mayo. It’s taking place on Friday 30th January 2015,7pm, in the Comhlamh offices at 12 Parliament St. Full details are available on Facebook. After 14 years of challenging the oil and gas industry in north Mayo, what knowledge does the community
Infographic: Click for full scale version or download here. How do you review a year? One way is to look through the ‘numbers’ and the attached info-graphic highlights some of the vibe off Comhlámh in the last year. While numbers give one insight, it’s not the full story. Mark Cumming, the head of Comhlámh looks back and talks about the year ahead. Another way would
What do you get when you cross a ball of string, 11 passionate people working with volunteers and a few post its? The Comhlámh Coming Home training of facilitators. Grainne O’Neill has this report from last week’s workshop. This week the 2-day training of facilitators for Coming Home training took place in the Comhlámh offices. Representatives from a range of volunteer sending agencies brought
Amy Anderson, Comhlámh member, talks about Comhlámh and the role it has played in her life to date, and why she has joined our solidarity circle Comhlámh has played a formative role in the last few years of my life. The organisation has held my hand and inspired me on the road to activism, critical thinking on international relations and a new career and
You’ve heard us bang on a lot about how we are going back to our roots and getting more members involved in the organisation. Here’s a photo gallery that captures just how hectic things have been in Comhlamh over the past twelve months. We’ve ran the gamut of debates, pickets, workshops and exhibitions. Can you spot yourself?
This ten week evening course aims to equip participants with the skills and methodologies to work effectively with groups on global development and social justice issue in a friendly, informal group environment. ‘It provided exposure to different methodologies, practical hands-on approach, and diversity of experience’ ‘It helped me see Development Education in a broad sense and how I can be more involved’ ‘The course
This ten week evening course supported by Concern aims to equip participants with the skills and methodologies to work effectively with groups on global development and social justice issue in a friendly, informal group environment. ‘It provided exposure to different methodologies, practical hands-on approach, and diversity of experience’ ‘It helped me see Development Education in a broad sense and how I can be
As someone who works with volunteers, you will already have skills and experience that are incredibly valuable, and this handbook intends to enhance and ‘add value’ to the work you are already doing. As all volunteers are unique with their own needs and interests, and likewise as each Volunteer Sending Agency is unique as an organisation as well as the specific nature of volunteer