BBC salutes Black Women during Black History Month

BBC salutes Black Women during Black History Month

Black History Month in The United Kingdom In the US some black joke that our Black History month is in February because it is the shortest month of the year. In Britain, Black History Month is celebrated in October which has 31 days. And while the British Broadcasting Corporation affectionately known as the BBC didn’t …

Ireland has a 100m European champion with Gina Akpe-Moses

Ireland has a 100m European champion with Gina Akpe-Moses

The Louth teenager clinched first place with a strong finish, clocking a time of 11.71 seconds to finish ahead of Germany’s Keshia Kwadwo. GOLD FOR IRELAND! Gina Akpe-Moses wins the 100m at the European U20 Championships in 11.71 from Germany’s Keshia Kwadwo. #Grosseto2017 pic.twitter.com/UbMdSA0njQ — European Athletics (@EuroAthletics) July 21, 2017 Gina Akpe-Moses on being …

Clara Rose Thornton – Island People

Clara Rose Thornton – Island People

Clara Rose Thornton – Island People talk in Dublin The Caribbean is home to rum, reggae and ganja but also to fundamentalist Christians, devout Hindu and Muslims, and is a beguiling, charming region of fascinating, diverse islands, gelled together by the horrors of slavery and the redemption of liberation movements. From Cuba, to Jamaica, Trinidad …

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Muslim Sudanese-Australian engineer speaks in Dublin

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Muslim Sudanese-Australian engineer speaks in Dublin

Yassmin Abdel-Magied asks Can you be a good Muslim and a feminist? Yassmin Abdel-Magied will speak over three days at the Dalkey Book Festival in Dublin.  Described by Salman Rushdie as “the best little festival in the world”, takes place every year in June. It was set up by Sian Smyth and David McWilliams in 2010. …

Arlette Bomahou, 2 World champion titles and 2-time European Champion title in power lifting in 2013 and 2014.

Arlette Bomahou, 2 World champion titles and 2-time European Champion title in power lifting in 2013 and 2014.

Arlette Bomahou is a 39 years French native lady living in Dublin, Ireland for the past 9 years, She is a full time student in digital and social media marketing in Blackrock Further Education Institute. She works part time looking after social media marketing for Tony Quinn Health centre. Arlette is a member of the …

Women Hold Up Half The Sky

Women Hold Up Half The Sky

Invitation to Wezesha Seminar and Launch WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY To mark the International Women’s Day & European Year for Development, Wezesha will hold a seminar entitled “Women hold up half the sky”. Wezesha strategic plan 2015-2019 will be launched during this seminar.   Venue: European Parliament, 43 Molesworth, Street, Dublin 2 Date:  Tuesday …

NCP Seeks Migrant Family Support Service National Co-ordinator

NCP Seeks Migrant Family Support Service National Co-ordinator

New Communities Partnership Migrant Family Support Service is a new service for migrant families,  co-ordinated by New Communities Partnership and supported by The Community Foundation for Ireland. The Service will deliver culturally sensitive support and advocacy services to migrant families who are experiencing child protection interventions. The National Co-ordinator will be responsible for leading and driving the …