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Horticulture Programme Spring 2019

Coffee Morning – Spring / Summer Women’s Group Programme

The Elephant Collective Exhibition

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign 25th November – 10th December 2018

16 Things You Can Do to Help End Violence Against Women and Girls

  1. Tell people that violence against woman and girls is never ok
  2. If you suspect that a woman close to you is being abused, listen to and support her. Tell her there are people who want to help
  3.  Believe women when they tell you they’ve been raped or abused. Don’t ask about their behavior and what they were wearing. Listen to what they say without  judging them. Women never ask for nor deserve to be raped or abused!
  4. Learn about violence against women and what cause it. Your education is a tool to end it!
  5. Teach boys and young men about how to be men in ways that don’t involve degrading or abusing girls and women. Lead by example!
  6. Encourage and support those people in your community working to end all forms of violence against women and girls.
  7. Talk to family and community members about how violence and fear of violence affect the daily lives of women and girls. Talk about how you can support each other to help end violence
  8. Make your home violence-free. Children who have witnessed or suffered from Gender based on violence, are more likely to become victims and abusers later in life.
  9. Raise your sons and daughters to be equal and teach them that there is nothing that boys can do that girls cannot
  10. Volunteer to work with violence against women and girls prevention programmes in your community!
  11. Share the decision-making with women in your life. Discuss things with your partner and respect her opinions
  12. If you are angry, count to 10 before reacting to something you hear or see
  13. If a brother, friend, classmate or teammate is disrespectful to or is abusing a woman or a girl, do not look the other way-instead, find a way to talk about it with them. Remember that silence is affirming-when we choose not to speak out about violence against women, we are supporting it
  14. Words are very powerful, especially when spoken by people with power over others. Refer to women as equals and don’t use disrespectful words!
  15. Join the 16 days of activism against gender violence campaign for women, girls, men and boys who want to speak out against violence against women and girls.
  16. Tell us what you have done to stop violence against women and girls. We want to learn from your example!
Source: http://en.cgfed.org.vn

Happy Halloween

Linking Cultures Women’s Programme

Fun and inclusive programme where women from multi-cultural backgrounds will learn more about their personal identity and appreciate the uniqueness of each other.

The programme will also include

Communication skills
QQI Level 3 Computer Skills
English Speaking Classes
Arts & Crafts workshops
Field trips to Irish Heritage Sites, Educational and Public Service amenities
Information sessions from […]

Autumn Horticulture Programme

Learn how to create and enjoy the Garden that you have always wanted. Gardening is the fastest growing leisure pastime for many practical and economic reasons.

Our course will help you to enjoy the sheer pleasure that gardening can bring to your leisure time. You will get closer to nature and learn to create the garden […]

Free Digital Skills Course

This  course is aimed at anyone looking to learn basic computer skills. The course covers various information about the computer, including the terminology used, as well as:

Introduction to Internet, Internet Safety & Security
Email, Social Media, Online Banking and Security
Online Government Services, Shopping Online


This course is scheduled for 5 Fridays –5th, 12th, 19th, […]

Coffee Morning – Autumn/Winter Women’s Group Programme

Team ACCESS Fashion Show 2018

TEAM ACCESS 2000 had great fun on ‘Main Street’ at Wexford County Council Offices in Carricklawn on Thursday night and raised over €3000 for the Irish Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Campaign. The fashion fundraiser was very well supported. Over 150 audience members enjoyed the show, bagged some gorgeous bargains and many also went home with some fabulous spot prizes, generously donated by local businesses for which we are very grateful. Rumour has it that this may become an annual event!’