Mentoring young offenders to transform lives
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’.
Partnership agreement with Ireland adopted
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.
Disabled and enabled
Irish minister praises pilot project to help young people with disabilities join the mainstream job market
Qualified to care
Ireland is using ESF support to give health-care qualifications and skills to women
Ireland launches training courses for the unemployed offering skills that are in demand
The ESF in Ireland is supporting a project for entrepreneurial traveller women
An Irish ESF programme is encouraging green entrepreneurship
In Ireland, ambitious women-entrepreneurs are getting the opportunity to take their businesses forward
Lipstick and money
An ESF project in Belfast is giving local women a taste for entrepreneurship