INOU E-Bulletin Issue 38 September 2019


Welcome to the 38th edition of the INOU’s E-bulletin.

In this edition we look at some of the latest publications from the Department of Rural and Community Development, including National Social Enterprise for Ireland 2019-2022, and Sustainable, Inclusive and Empowered Communities: A five-year strategy to support the community and voluntary sector in Ireland 2019-2024.We are also featuring pieces from Inner City Enterprise on the subject of Social Enterprises. The summary of the INOU’s pre-budget submission, and our Welfare Information section’s Out & About are also featured as well as a piece on the latest unemployment figures. An article on the graduation of the Ballymun Job Centre’s IN-VEST IT Training Programme class discusses the programme and its success. We also have a submission from an individual member about their experiences of unemployment. There is an article commenting on the July report Fair Recovery from the Office of the Ombudsman. A piece on AONTAS’s ‘One Step Up’ programme is featured. We also have a conversation with a recent graduate of our Building Futures programme who won an Uveristy Scholarship. Finally, there is also a piece wishing farewell to our colleague Eric Conroy following his retirement on September 5th.

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Features in this issue