Community Governance Training this Autumn with Ballyhoura Development

Ballyhoura Development’s Community Governance Skills Training & Workshop Programme returns this Autumn/Winter with a suite of informative and interactive events for committee members of community-based, not-for-profit organisations, and the trustees, directors, officers, staff of Companies Limited by Guarantee, cooperatives, community businesses and social enterprises.


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Marketing & Branding Your Business

Ballyhoura Development Start Your Own Business Enterprise Supports continues next week with a workshop on Marketing and Branding Your Business in Coote Hall Kilmallock.

On Thursday October 5th Padraig Cleary of May Day Marketing will facilitate this workshop covering defining your target markets, how to promote your business / brand, and getting the most from your marketing strategy.

Places are limited so booking and registration are essential. Contact John Hassett, Ballyhoura Dvelopment Cappamore Outreach Office, Tel: 061 387040 or email:

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Healthcare Opportunities for Women

Ballyhoura Development, in partnership with South & East Cork Area Development-SECAD, are rolling out a Healthcare Training programme which includes a QQI Major Award in Healthcare.

This qualification will enable people to work in a care setting as a care assistant in a nursing home, hospital, as a carer in the community, or in people’s own home.

This programme is part time & flexible to suit existing commitments and, as well as accredited Healthcare Training, the programme will include One to One Coaching & Mentoring, Personal Development, IT Skills and CV interview skills.

It has a built-in work experience element that will give participants a hands on experience of working in the healthcare sector.

Ongoing mentoring & support throughout the programme will support women to complete and gain their accredited qualification.

Information sessions will be held in the following locations:

Tuesday September 26th – Millenium Centre, Caherconlish 10am to 11.30

Wednesday September 27th Kirby O’Sullivan Business Park, Bruff 10am to 11.30

Thursday September 28th – Coote Hall Resource Centre, Kilmallock 10am to 11.30.

If you would like further information please contact Eileen O’Keeffe on 087 6833661 or email

This project is co-funded by the Irish Government and European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.

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