Extern News

Children living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of abuse and neglect are to benefit from a new research project between Extern, the leading social justice charity, and Queen’s University Belfast.

Queen’s has received £264,000 from the NSPCC and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to deliver the project.

As Christmas approaches, at least ten individuals or families who are currently homeless in Belfast, can look forward to being in a home of their own in the New Year, as a result of a transformational new housing project being launched today by Extern, the leading social justice charity.

Patrick Donovan T.D. Minister of State for Tourism and Sport visited Extern’s Limerick Office today (Friday, 11 November), to hear more about the organisation’s innovative Jumping Hurdles Horse Project, which was recently awarded £30K from the national Coca Cola Thank You Fund. The largest recipient of the naitonal fund, the Project is using young people’s love of horses in Limerick City to increase their employment chances, and to counter the culture of criminality in disadvantaged areas.

A unique project from the Limerick team which will use young people’s love of horses in Limerick City to increase their employment chances, and to counter the culture of criminality in disadvantaged areas, has today received €30,000 of funding from the national Coca Cola Thank You Fund at a gala ceremony in Dublin. The Limerick Jumping Hurdles Horse Project is the largest single recipient from the Fund.

30 young people from The Pathways Project were delighted to take part in Anti-racism workshops in the new National Football Stadium (Windsor Park) in October 2016. They young people enjoyed facilitated discussions held in the grounds of the newly opened stadium and even got to sample some of the cake left over from the official opening at the Northern Ireland v’s San Marino game on 8th October 2016.

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Extern in Northern Ireland
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