Category Archives: Inspiration

Why Community Organisations Should Tell Their Story

Everyone knows what great work community organisations do, but have you really sat down to think about what makes your organisation special? You’re so caught up in the day to day that it can be hard to see the whole … Continue reading

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Shorlisted in the Blog Awards

      The Framework team is delighted to have been shortlisted in the 2015 Blog Awards! We are in the category of Best Education and Science Blog. We have made the suggestion that a category for non-profits and voluntary organisations … Continue reading

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Pride

  Maybe some day, some one will be able to articulate what it meant to be part of a YES Equality canvass team in the Marriage Equality referendum? Some have said it was the best experience of their lives, that … 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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