Ireland Community & Culture


Console was established in 2002 by Paul Kelly after he had experienced the grief of losing a loved one by Suicide. Console has developed into a National Organisation supporting people in Suicidal Crisis and those Bereaved by Suicide through Professional Counselling, Support and Helpline Services.

Coolmine Therapeutic Community

Coolmine Therapeutic Community provides a rehabilitation service for clients in recovery from alcohol and drugs use. We initially opened our doors in 1973 in response to the proliferation of drug use and associated problems in Dublin in the early 1970s, unfortunately this problem has only grown and our services are needed now more than ever. We provide a range of services including the only Mother & Child residential treatment facility in Ireland.


Crosscare is the social care agency of the Dublin Archdiocese. Since 1941 Crosscare has been delivering services to those who need them most within the greater Dublin area.

Crosscare Migrant Project

We are an information and advocacy organisation working with emigrants, returning emigrants and migrants coming to live in Ireland.

ESRI - The Economic and Social Research Institute

The Economic and Social Research Institute is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1960. Its aim is to bring the latest thinking in economics and the social sciences to bear on the actual and potential problems of Irish society.

Flax Trust

Flax Trust. The relief of poverty, dependancy and chronic unemployment and under-employment in Northern Ireland. The reduction and, if possible, the elimination of community tensions and religious prejudices engendered by the economic depression of the area.

Focus Ireland

Focus Ireland aims to advance the rights of homeless people to live in a place they call home through quality housing, services, research and advocacy.

Heads Away Just Say

Help and Advice for teenagers and young people in Belfast relating to Alcohol, Drugs, Relationships, Depression, Sex, Pregancy and other related issues.

Housing Finance Agency

The Housing Finance Agency plc is a company limited by shares promoted by the Minister for the Environment and Local Government under the terms of the Housing Finance Agency Act, 1981 and incorporated on 8 February 1982. The principal objects of the company are to advance funds to local authorities to be used by them for any purpose authorised by the Housing Acts, and to borrow or raise funds for these purposes.