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Mentoring young offenders to transform lives
Mentoring young offenders to transform lives (22/05/2015)

The partly ESF-funded youth justice organisation Le Chéile in Ireland is hoping to extend its services to reach more young offenders with its newly-launched strategy for 2015 to 2017 ‘Inspiring Change, Transforming Lives’.

ESF Operational programme for Ireland adopted
ESF Operational programme for Ireland adopted (25/02/2015)

Investments will focus on getting people back into jobs and on creating opportunities for young people and disadvantaged groups

Partnership agreement with Ireland adopted
Partnership agreement with Ireland adopted (18/11/2014)

On 18 November 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Ireland, paving the way for more than €500 million (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.

‘Linking In’ in Ireland
‘Linking In’ in Ireland (25/07/2014)

A new service in Ireland is helping workers return to work after absence caused by illness

Tailored support for disabled jobseekers
Tailored support for disabled jobseekers (21/03/2014)

Ireland launches a new initiative to help people with disabilities get back into work

Disabled and enabled
Disabled and enabled (15/11/2013)

Irish minister praises pilot project to help young people with disabilities join the mainstream job market

Qualified to care
Qualified to care (13/09/2013)

Ireland is using ESF support to give health-care qualifications and skills to women

Five-year plan, Irish style
Five-year plan, Irish style (16/04/2013)

In Ireland 60 female entrepreneurs plan massive growth in turnover, employment and exports in five years

‘Pepping up’ job possibilities
‘Pepping up’ job possibilities (11/04/2013)

Job opportunities for disabled people in Ireland are getting a new impetus with the ESF supported PEP project

Building momentum
Building momentum (09/01/2013)

Ireland launches training courses for the unemployed offering skills that are in demand

EPIC success for immigrant jobseekers
EPIC success for immigrant jobseekers (07/11/2012)

A successful training scheme in Ireland has given 222 immigrants the practical skills that helped them to find work

Training travellers
Training travellers (08/12/2011)

The ESF in Ireland is supporting a project for entrepreneurial traveller women

Women’s Enterprise Day in Ireland
Women’s Enterprise Day in Ireland (24/10/2011)

An Irish conference is celebrating women in business with ESF support

Green works!
Green works! (31/01/2011)

An Irish ESF programme is encouraging green entrepreneurship

Womentrepreneurs wanted
Womentrepreneurs wanted (03/11/2010)

In Ireland, ambitious women-entrepreneurs are getting the opportunity to take their businesses forward

Ireland boosts digital skills
Ireland boosts digital skills (02/07/2010)

Ireland launches IT project to get businesses online and build valuable digital skills

Lipstick and money
Lipstick and money (30/04/2010)

An ESF project in Belfast is giving local women a taste for entrepreneurship