Dunfanaghy: A shared vision

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About the Course

Donegal

The Innovating Communities project invites you to take ownership of Dunfanaghys future, to develop a shared vision, by creating local solutions to local issues, by local people.Our courses are led by Design Thinking experts, who will support you to find the solutions to the challenges faced in your community.

The “Dunfanaghy: a shared vision” course hopes to bring people together from the whole community working as a team to explore potential regeneration projects in and around Dunfanaghy.
Tackle issues such as;
 - local dereliction,
- parking,
- recreation,
- community wealth building,
- lack of inward investment.

Explore projects to encourage economic regeneration and social pride.
Create a shared vision and build a vibrant, participative community that values the input of all;
- by encouraging “other voices”
- stemming emigration, attract emigrants to return home
- to further strengthen existing community initiatives
- explore Cultural Heritage opportunities
- an improve Tourism in the area.

This course will bring locals from all different backgrounds together, and guide you through Design
Thinking training and teach you valuable skills to create people-centred, innovative plans in
response to the challenges and opportunities you see in and around Dunfanaghy.

The Course length can vary between 21 and 42 hours of training based on the availability of the
Team and the weight of the Challenge. You and your Team will commit to weekly training
sessions, typically 2 hours in length. The team will also conduct community research and outreach
during various stages of the course, between sessions.

Social Enterprise, Smart Villages, Business, Development Group, Natural Resources, Climate Action, Brexit, Covid, Biodiversity, Connectivity / Broadband, Local Services, Education / Training, Health And Wellbeing, Circular Economy, Town Centres, Children And Families, Food & Drink, Tourism, Infrastructure, Place & Space, Youth Development, Technology

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