100 years of inspiration on offer to 2016 volunteers

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THIS Easter Ireland marks the centenary of the 1916 Rising, a rebellion inspired by the ideals of freedom, community, sharing, justice, equality and the power of artistic expression.

Volunteer Spotlight - Ciara Long

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My name is Ciara Long and I am a Volunteer from Dingle, Co. Kerry. I have volunteered with different groups over the last eight years or so for many reasons. The biggest reason is probably that I want to help. I find it a good way to contribute to society while meeting new people, learning new skills and just having fun along the way.

Volunteer to discover a new passion in 2016

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New Year New You

LOOKING to make your mark this January? Why not make 2016 the year you put your new resolutions to work and do something that benefits more than just your waistline or your bank balance.

Family Resource Centre's - Here to help!

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Festive adverts have taken television hostage, decorations have started to sparkle and talk has turned to the annual Christmas party. There is no escaping it, the countdown to the big day has begun and it's catch up time for the majority of us- be it panic buys online or purchasing enough selection boxes in the weekly shop to keep a small school going.

Volunteers can Change the World

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International Volunteer Day, which is this Saturday 5th December, is a global day where we celebrate volunteers and say thank you for their hard work. This year we need to go beyond that and recognise their invaluable contribution to society not just in Ireland but globally.

Ireland Number One in Europe for Volunteering: Let’s Aim for Number One in the World

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World Giving Index

The latest World Giving Index by the Charities Aid Foundation has been published and Kerry Volunteer Centre has welcomed its ranking of Ireland as number one in Europe in terms of volunteering time and seventh globally.

The Lobbying Act and Your Organisation

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Kerry Volunteer Centre is concerned that many voluntary and community groups in Kerry are unaware of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 which came into effect on 1st September 2015.