Programmes

RURAL ENABLER PROGRAMME

RCN's Rural Enabler Programme was time bound and closed on 31st March 2013.

Its aim was to assist rural communities to develop ways to deal with the things that still divide us in Northern Ireland and the Border Counties of Ireland. Each county had an Enabler who supported groups and individuals to take a step in a new direction in challenging sectarianism and racism and how things have been done in the past. There was also an Enabler working with rural institutions across the region. ‘Facilitatory Development’ grants were available to enable groups to use activities or bring in the expertise they need to make a difference in their area.

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Where to next for the Community sector?

Below is an extract from Paddy Logues notes from the final Rural Enabler Conference - 8th March in Monaghan: "It is a clich to say that the conflict impacted on every aspect of Northern Ireland life. Luckily its over or ...

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Rural communities ... polite avoidance and denial

rhetoric or reality?Tony MacaulayMarch 2013Clickhere to download the publication.This is one of a series of research/discussion papers which highlights the experience and learning from the activities of the Rural EnablerProgramme 2010-2013.This paper discusses progress around the themes highlighted ...

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Rural communities ... polite avoidance and denial

rhetoric or reality?Tony MacaulayMarch 2013Clickhere to download the publication.This is one of a series of research/discussion papers which highlights the experience and learning from the activities of the Rural EnablerProgramme 2010-2013.This paper discusses progress around the themes highlighted ...

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The Rural Enabler Programme launch two new reports

Institutions - their role in peace building in rural communities Compiled for RCN Rural Enabler Programme by Good Relations Associates: Brd Ruddy and Padraic Murphy Click here to download 'Institutions'The role of community development in rural peace building. A ...

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Practice to Policy Papers

The practice to policy approach identified the key learning under a number of headings which encompasses the original seven programme themes and the three core objectives of the Programme: Young People Building Peace Breaking the Silence Sharing Space Leaders ...

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