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THE EQUALITY JOURNEY

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19 Jun 2015 Comments Off on THE EQUALITY JOURNEY

THE EQUALITY JOURNEY The wide range of activities that took place across our county during the recent Social Inclusion Week undoubtedly sharpened awareness of the eternal topicality of equality issues, reinforcing the message that while a great deal has been done to extend social opportunity to everyone in our county, there remains a great deal more to do. We tend to pride ourselves as individuals upon our modern acceptance of groupings that were once marginalised or isolated – the single mother, the person with different skin colour, same-sex couples, people with disabilities, ...

IT’S OKAY TO BE DIFFERENT – DIAMOND PHOTOGRAPHIC DISPLAY CONVEYS POWERFUL SOCIAL INCLUSION MESSAGE

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13 Jun 2015 Comments Off on IT’S OKAY TO BE DIFFERENT – DIAMOND PHOTOGRAPHIC DISPLAY CONVEYS POWERFUL SOCIAL INCLUSION MESSAGE
IT’S OKAY TO BE DIFFERENT – DIAMOND PHOTOGRAPHIC DISPLAY CONVEYS POWERFUL SOCIAL INCLUSION MESSAGE

A powerful focus for the message of Monaghan Social Inclusion Week 2015 was formally unveiled by Monaghan Co Council in Monaghan Town’s Diamond on Tuesday morning last. Images from the book ‘Here I Am’, published by Down Syndrome Ireland, have gone on display in the county town heartland and will remain on view until June 14 as an articulation of the “It’s okay to be different” message that themes this year’s comprehensive programme of social inclusion activities. Monaghan Co Council’s Leas Cathaoirleach, Sinn Féin public representative Jackie Crowe, ...