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Drogheda Grammar School -

Drogheda Grammar School -

Two Transition Year groups from Drogheda Grammar School are undertaking a Design Thinking course with Innovating Communities with their Trainer, Gavin and Co-Trainer, Derbhille.Group 1 has chosen t...

LGBT Youth Group Christmas Ball Receives Funding

LGBT Youth Group Christmas Ball Receives Funding

Big news from one of our Innovating Communities groups! The LGBT Youth Group in Clones, Co.Monaghan, has received funding to host an under-18s LGBT Christmas Ball. This ball will be include under-1...

Innovating Communities training at LEADER learning lab, Cavan

Innovating Communities training at LEADER learn...

On the 26th of October, 2022, Innovating Communities participants from Monaghan, Cavan, Leitrim, Louth, Sligo and Donegal met for a productive in person session Cavan's LEADER learning lab - the Co...

Get on your walking shoes! - BSDT Recreation Corridor Group’s new walking event

Get on your walking shoes! - BSDT Recreation Co...

The Ballybofey-Stranorlar to Donegal Town Recreation Corridor Group (BSTD) are partnering with the social enterprise Ballybofey Stranorlar Integrated Community Company (BASICC) to deliver two walks...

Major survey finds more services needed for young people in Bundoran

Major survey finds more services needed for yo...

"A major survey of 10-25 year olds in the Bundoran and surrounding areas has found a need for more services aimed directly at their age group.The survey was undertaken during December 2021 and...

Summer Camp of Ideas in Emyvale

Summer Camp of Ideas in Emyvale

Last week, Innovating Communities delivered a summer camp of ideas for 12 young people in Emyvale. As well as fun activities, creative thinking and making, the group decided to create a storyboard ...

Cavan Care Group

Cavan Care Group

On Tuesday the Rehabcare Cavan centre in Drumalee were conducting their research into accessibility around their building. The group have started their Innovating Communities course, training in de...

Monaghan Learning Network

Monaghan Learning Network

The group at the National Learning Network in Monaghan Town went out into the community yesterday and conducted their research into understanding what activities their age group would want and bene...

Ballymote Community Council Constitution

Ballymote Community Council Constitution

Great news! Seeing excellent outcomes from the course breathing life into Ballymote; The 3rd draft of Ballymote’s community action plan has been completed, and the 1st draft of their Community coun...

Shining lights of the Barnesmore Gap

Shining lights of the Barnesmore Gap

This is a wee throwback to one of our first groups that got started with Innovating Communities. It might look spooky, but this night walk is one of the trial walks the group ran in February to tes...

Pop up cinema

Pop up cinema

St Mogues had their pop up cinema event last Friday showing Ferris Buelllers Day out as well as running a pop-up cafe and some games. The students were inspired by various community projects and th...

Ballymote

Ballymote

The working group held their town hall event on thursday the 28th of April. There was a great turnout from the community and the need for a representative and inclusive community council to be esta...

Blended Design Thinking learning session

Blended Design Thinking learning session

We held a blended Design Thinking learning session in our Ardee Office for the Friends of Ardee Bog last week.Lots of events coming up in the near future.#biodiversity #climatechange 

Ideas from the lakeshore amenity development group

Ideas from the lakeshore amenity development group

The rivers and lakeshore amenity development group in cavan have been working on ideas for their boardwalk!

St Mogues transition year students are working on tackling food sustainability

St Mogues transition year students are working ...

The transition year students from St.Mogues college working on ‘Tackling Food Sustainability in our Community’ worked on innovative solutions that responded to the insights they gathered from their...

The St Louis Monaghan Town Transition Year students group are tackling waste

The St Louis Monaghan Town Transition Year stud...

The St Louis Monaghan Town Transition Year students group are tackling waste, as they experience an excessive use of plastic in school. As a team, they designed a survey to aid their research and g...

A magazine of thanks

A magazine of thanks

This week, Challengers of the Attracting People to Live and Work in County Monaghan course organised a thank you to the 40 school children who participated in an activity designed in the weekly cou...

Time to Ideate!

Time to Ideate!

It’s after the Easter Break and we’re back with a Spring in our step! This week, the students of Abbey Vocational School will begin the exciting Ideate Phase of the Design Thinking process. Using t...

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