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Community Finance Ireland Events

On July 2nd 2020 we will introduce our new all-island identity Community Finance Ireland Choose Change with a series of webinars, a new all –island website, a refresh of our social media channels and the introduction of a new Podcast Series.

We are delighted to invite you to join us at either, or both of our webinars.
10am - Community Finance Ireland: Sustaining Communities beyond Covid-19 

A discussion on the all-island impact of Covid-19 on communities & how they can be supported into recovery hosted by Dil Wickremasinghe, with a panel including Noel McGrath, All-Ireland-winning Tipperary hurler and founder of Limitless Minds; Jenny Irvine, CEO ARC Healthy Living Centre and Irvinestown Trustee Enterprise Company (ITEC) and Phelim Sharvin and Donal Traynor from Community Finance Ireland (formerly UCIT).

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3pm - Community Finance Ireland: Supporting the Grassroots beyond Covid-19 

A special Q&A with Community Finance Ireland (formerly UCIT) Associate Directors, Dónal Traynor and Phelim Sharvin.
For anyone interested or involved in a local community group, this is a great opportunity to seek guidance or advice on social finance supports to see your organisation through the Covid-19 crisis and beyond. The discussion will also explore how the Covid-19 crisis has impacted on sports groups, social housing projects, faith-based groups, social enterprises and wider communities across the island of Ireland. Attendees are welcome to submit questions during the online event or in advance via Facebook, where a recording of the event will be also be available afterwards.

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