Community Development

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Community and Social Development is about building viable, inclusive and sustainable communities throughout the city Working in partnership with community volunteers, residents, businesses, statutory and non statutory agencies, elected representatives and other city council staff ensures that a proactive approach is taken to dealing with the opportunities and challenges that face the city.

Grants for qualifying Community Groups are available from the Community Development Team, applications are usually available in September each year.

The Finglas Community Development Team work alongside local interest groups and develop and deliver the following:

  • Positive Ageing Week
  • Positive Wellness Week
  • Finglas Halloween Festival
  • Summer Projects
  • Finglas Festival
  • Age Friendly Cities
  • Community Grants Scheme
  • Resident Associations
  • Arts Programmes
  • Environmental Workshops
  • Community Gatherings
  • International Women's Day
  • Christmas Tree Ceremony
  • Music in the Park

The Finglas Community Development Team are: