The Dún Laoghaire Integration Forum and various organisations in the DLR council area have started discussions on potential projects and programs to be implemented in the DLR area in the coming years. The DLR Integration Forum (DLRIF) plans to organise year-long preliminary programs involving migrant communities and new citizens. A special meeting attended by representatives of An Garda Síochána’s Dún Laoghaire and Blackrock Districts was held at the Dún Laoghaire District Office to mark the start of discussions with various organisations. Garda Superintendent
The seminar for Transition Year students organised by Dun Laoghaire Integration Forum was conducted on October 14 and 15 at the Mount town Community Facility. The seminar is organised in association with the County Council’s festival of social inclusion. Students from various educational institutions across the county council’s jurisdiction participated in the sessions. The programme was designed with the motto ‘Going Forward Together’. The seminar aims to raise awareness against racism and xenophobia among the students.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (dlr) County Council’s annual Festival of Inclusion takes place this year from Thursday 14th – Monday 18th October with a mix of in person and online events to highlight social inclusion initiatives and to celebrate and promote activities of community groups and volunteers in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, and the theme of this year’s festival is ‘Going Forward Together’. The festival was launched by An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Lettie McCarthy, dlr’s first citizen and an Cathaoirleach is inviting
A pilot program for a special awareness program against racism and xenophobia, intended to launch for transition year (TY) students in schools in the Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council area, has begun successfully at Oatlands College. The program is organised by the Dún Laoghaire Integration Forum in collaboration with the Department of Justice and Integration and the Social Inclusion Unit of Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council. The main objectives of the project are to: • help transition year students to understand the need for intercultural