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Apr 18
TechFoundHer Brings AI Roadshow To Belfast

A women in tech organisation set up by Northern Ireland entrepreneur Mairin Murray is set to bring their hugely popular AI Roadshow to Belfast. The roadshow follows on from the success of the recent TechFoundHer Bootcamp in Dublin, a one day innovation summit for female founders. The AI Roadshow taking place at The MAC, Belfast […]

Apr 11
Hundreds Of NI Companies & Experts Set To Attend National Construction Summit In Dublin

Hundreds of construction companies and experts are set to travel to Dublin next week for the annual National Construction Summit at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown. Taking place on Thursday April 18, the event incorporates a comprehensive programme including a wide array of seminars and free workshops, the National Construction Summit, organised by Premier Publishing […]

Apr 08
Banbridge Woman Melissa Irvine Transforms Personal Care Experience into Social Work Passion

“I think small things can have the biggest impact on people” For Melissa Irvine, social work has always been a goal. Even when she temporarily took a different path, she knew she wasn’t where she wanted to be. The 30-year-old from Banbridge knew social work was something she admired following her personal experiences. It was […]

Apr 05
From Retail to Social Work: Tandragee Mum Embarks on Journey to Change Lives

“I just want to make a difference to anyone who is struggling” From a young age Cathy Blevins knew she wanted to become a social worker. In her teenage years she wanted to give back to the community. However, life got in the way, and Cathy missed out on her opportunity to pursue the career […]

Apr 04
Emma Smyth’s Inspiring Career Shift from Deli Counter to Social Worker

“A lot of people who work in social work are here because it is more than a job to them” For Emma Smyth, a social worker wasn’t something she had thought she would be. Her journey to get where she is now happened in a more organic way. It was when she was in school […]

Apr 03
Corrymeela and Starling Collective Leads the Way in Trauma Informed Support

In a landmark initiative set to redefine the landscape of trauma in Northern Ireland, peace and reconciliation charity Corrymeela, in partnership with the Starling Collective, asylum seeking and refugee led Belfast based charity, has announced a transformative three-day series of events. Starting on April 10, the series of collective transforming trauma events are being run […]