THE ANNUAL WORKSHOP
Information will be provided below as it becomes known on the proposals for our next workshop to be held in January, 2018.
Please follow the links below to read reports on some of the previous workshops:
- 2017 Workshop: Housing And Homelessness: Falling Through The Cracks
- 2016 Workshop: Water - Guaranteeing A Safe Supply
- 2015 Workshop: Leadership and Participation: Community Development and the Demise of Local Government
The 2018 Winter Workshop is scheduled for Saturday 27th January, 2018 at the Strand Hotel, Omeath at 2pm. Lisa Butterly has kindly agreed to act as the keynote speaker. It is also hoped to have three other speakers, but as always the meeting will be opened out to the floor.
Further details will be displayed here as they become known.
- Sean Brosnan (money advisor, Money Advice and Budgeting Service) : Insolvency, and the repossession of homes by banks, etc. in the private housing sector;
- Niall Hayden; and
- Michael Challoner.
A full report is presented here. Pictures of some of the participants at the 2017 Workshop may be viewed here.
THE 2016 WORKSHOP
These were some of the questions discussed at the 2016 Workshop 2016 where Ollan Herr was the guest speaker. A full report is presented here. Some photos from the Workshop may be viewed here.
THE 2015 WORKSHOP
The theme for the 2015 Workshop held on Saturday 24th January at 2pm in the Strand Hotel, Omeath was "Leadership and Participation: Community Development and the Demise of Local Government."
The 2015 workshop took place against a background of major ongoing reforms in Local Government. For some background information on these reforms please visit our Local Government page.
A full report of the meeting appears here.
Geraldine Kieran, Liam Kieran, Anne Muldowney and Dermot Mooney at the 2015 Workshop