Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fairtrade Competition

To celebrate FairTrade week, the DEBATE Project is giving away a FairTrade Hamper full of Fairtrade chocolate, biscuits, tea, coffee and bananas

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Students in Tallaght Adult Education Centre  can enter for the competition by answering the following questions:

  1. What colours are in the FairTrade Logo?
  2. Name three things that you can buy that are FairTrade
  3. What does the FairTrade Logo mean?

A box for completed entries is available at the DEBATE Project Notice Board.

Winner will be announced on the 11th of March

Understanding the Power of Ordinary People

Free 8 Week Course:

Understanding the Power of Ordinary People

To book a place contact Gráinne at 01 4627149 or email

The sessions will be facilitated in an easy and engaging manner allowing participants to discuss and to learn from each other’s experiences.

The 8 weeks course will:

  • Explore civil society movements and campaigns
  • Equip people to critically engage with equality and social justice issues at home and abroad
  • Enable participants to learn to become more aware of themselves and their attitudes to the current events in society

When: Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm
Where: St. Kevins Family Resource Centre, Kilnamanagh
Dates: Starting 4th March finishing 6th May (excluding 1st & 8th Apr)

The course is open to everyone who:

  • want to understand the connections between their own lives, and how local, national and global issues influence their community and society
  • are keen to learn more about what actually happens in communities when people unite for the good of the community.

“If people don’t think they have the power to solve their problems,

they won’t even think about how to solve them.” Saul Alinsky


Funding from Irish Aid and Dublin Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board for this programme is gratefully acknowledged.