25 August 2023

Accredited Intercultural Studies course to take place in October

ChangeMakers Donegal will run an accredited course in Intercultural Studies from Tuesday 3 October. Facilitated by Francine Blaché-Breen, a Community Worker with 25 years of experience in the field. Funded by Inishowen Development Partnership. Intercultural Studies explores intercultural issues such as diversity, racism, and equality. It also encourages self-reflection and active participation in a complex… Read more »

Booking open for Eco Inishowen Event in Carn

A SPECIAL event to celebrate Inishowen’s community heroes who champion sustainability and environmental protection, will take place in Carndonagh next week. Held as part of Heritage week 2023, ECO Inishowen: A Celebration aims to acknowledge the local heroes of our peninsula who are working within the community to improve biodiversity and create more sustainable practices,… Read more »

26 July 2023

Celebrating Eco Inishowen at special event in Carn

INISHOWEN’S community members who champion sustainability and environmental protection, will be gathering as part of special event during Heritage Week in Carndonagh in August. ECO Inishowen: A Celebration aims to acknowledge the local heroes of our peninsula who are working within the community to improve biodiversity, create more sustainable practices and generally doing their utmost… Read more »

22 May 2023

Donegal Local Community Development Committee to host public consultation events across the county

Donegal Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) will host a number of public consultation events across the county, commencing the week of the 22nd May 2023, providing an opportunity for local people to input into the Local Economic and Community Plan 2023 -2029, the new LEADER Local Development Strategy 2023-2027 and the PEACEPLUS programme. Hosted in nine… Read more »

Ambitious plans for greener Inishowen with ISEC

AN ACTION plan that aims to create a decarbonised, more sustainable Inishowen has been described as a ‘game changer’ for the peninsula. On Thursday, April 27, the public are invited to launch of the Inishowen Sustainable Energy Community’s (ISEC) strategic plan at the Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel at 7pm. Keynote speaker on the night will be… Read more »

Buncrana home gets retrofit with help from SEAI and IDP

THE FIRST of the Inishowen homes to be retrofitted under the FREE SEAI Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme via the Inishowen Development Partnership (IDP) has been completed in Buncrana. The single-story bungalow, which was built in the 1970s qualified for the scheme last year after staff of IDP in Buncrana supported and submitted the application… Read more »

23 March 2023

Healthy Food Made Easy comes to Buncrana

Free healthy cooking classes aiming to unite men in Buncrana  A FREE healthy food cooking class is being offered to men in Buncrana following the success of a similar programme involving 15 men in Greencastle. Sláintecare Healthy Food Made Easy Programme, which is co-ordinated locally through Inishowen Development Partnership in Buncrana, offers participants the opportunity… Read more »

The Inspirational Women of Inishowen as nominated by you!

LAST TUESDAY night IDP held a celebration of women event in Ballyliffin to mark International Women’s Day 2023. It was a wonderful night involving around 200 local women. 13 local women were also nominated by members of the public for being inspirational people within their community. The thirteen women celebrated on the night were: Lena… Read more »

2 March 2023


Applications are welcome from community and voluntary groups who are engaging in projects that promote the goals of the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP).   Detailed information on the goals of SICAP, our strategy document ‘People Place Progress – Our Vision for the Future’ and the ‘Envision Inishowen’ series, are all available here from our… Read more »

18 January 2023

New IT Courses for 2023

Start your year with a range of IT / Digital activities designed to get you up to speed online. This year we will be expanding our courses across Inishowen including new locations in Moville and Carndonagh. All levels and ages welcome, no previous experience required! More info and booking here >