Category Archives: Community Building

Where does your activism come from?

  I (Glynis Currie)  have had the privilege of working for Framework for 20 years in various different roles. This work has brought me into contact with many unsung heroes; ordinary people who do extraordinary things to bring about positive … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

On March 8th, 1986, myself (Catherine Drea) and Glynis Currie organised the first celebration of International Women’s Day in Waterford. My 8 week old baby, now 29, slept for most of it, but was there to be fed if necessary! Over 150 women … Continue reading

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Best practice in the middle of a storm

Many of us in the voluntary sector have found ourselves in the middle of a storm for the last few years. For the first time since community projects began to develop and grow there has been a steady series of cutbacks and … Continue reading

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From possibilities to realities and following the gypsy rover by Tina

This is Gypsy, one of my (Tina Tully) many cats. Gypsy was so-named because, when he first began frequenting my home in early 2008 as a stray, he would announce his impending arrival from many fields away with his loud … Continue reading

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