Embracing Diversity – A Future Together: Seminar, Ballyhaunis 18th October

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A one-day seminar, Embracing Diversity – A Future Together, will take place in Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo on Friday 18th October 2019.


The seminar will examine and chart what has been achieved in the area of Intercultural Integration in a small town and develop recommendations for mapping an integrated future for the town and towns of similar composition.


Contributors will include academic experts and experienced practitioners and will feature strong local community participation.

Speakers include Anastasia Crickley, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín, Dr Veronica Cassidy, Dr Tony Barrett, Dr Orla McGarry and more


The seminar takes place at the end of National Social Inclusion Awareness Week (14-20 October 2019). In attendance will be community and voluntary organisations, immigration support agencies, LCDC members and chairs, local development and community development bodies, government departments, local authorities and others.


Please find an event programme here:  Programme – Embracing Diversity – Ballyhaunis 18.11.2019

Please register at this LINK


This event is co-funded by

Department of Justice & Equality

Department of Rural & Community Development

Mayo County Council


Supported locally by

Ballyhaunis Businesses and the wider Ballyhaunis Community

Ballyhaunis Chamber of Commerce

Students from Ballyhaunis Secondary School and Foróige Ballyhaunis

GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballyhaunis

South West Mayo Development Company

Mayo North East Leader Partnership Company


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