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dlr Festival of Inclusion 2023

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (dlr) County Council is delighted to host the dlr Festival of Inclusion every autumn. The aim of the annual dlr Festival of Inclusion is to highlight and celebrate social inclusion initiatives and to support and encourage all to actively participate and engage in the community.

‘Belonging | Muintearas’ is the overall festival theme this year and the festival will run from Thursday 28th September – 8th October 2023. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council invite all community and voluntary groups, organisations, charities, clubs, associations etc. to organise an event to promote ‘Belonging’ in the community this autumn during the dlr Festival of Inclusion.

dlr Festival of Inclusion is a community based social inclusion events programme that promotes the many groups, organisations and volunteers organising activities and events and offering supports in the community. All events involve groups and organisations bringing people together to connect and celebrate community well-being and raise awareness, provide supports and promote equality, diversity and social inclusion in dlr. 

A small grants programme is available from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council to help groups with the costs of running events during the dlr Festival of Inclusion – see further information here and the Council look forward to showcasing dozens of community groups and organisations hosting activities, exhibitions, performances, talks, coffee mornings, training events, seminars, workshops etc. to promote ‘Belonging | Muintearas’ during dlr Festival of Inclusion 2023.

Closing date for receipt of funding applications and details of events for inclusion in 2023 dlr Festival of Inclusion programme: Friday 25th August 2023.

Join us and be part of the dlr Festival of Inclusion 2023!

Source: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

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