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European (& Irish) Contacts

Updated 16/9/13

Follow the trail

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We have also added some starting points on Irish Republic contacts.



This is a listings style page, within Sector Information Sources grouping.

Jargon: NGO = non-governmental organisation. Civil society is now a standard term to include voluntary organisations. More jargon busting on Glossary page.

EU Liaison

Areas of Concern

Funding related


Regional sources of information and advice on European funding.

Further Resources

Dod's guide to the EU institutions, European Companion (Eurosource). Vacher Dod Publishing, 1 Douglas Street, London SW1 4PA, phone 020 7828 7256.

The weekly newspaper European Voice published by The Economist Group focuses on the work of the EU institutions. is an independent media portal dedicated to European Union affairs.

Irish Republic

The number of web sites covering voluntary sector issues has developed since we first put this section together. As there are close links with the UK, we will continue to list useful web pages as we find them.

Active Link "The online network for Irish non profit organisations".

Citizens Information site has some voluntary and community sector news.

Community Workers Co-operative - Promoting and supporting community work as a means of intervention for radical social change.

Irish Charity Shops Association.

Volunteer Ireland Promoting, supporting and facilitating voluntary action in the Republic of Ireland. Training course details and volunteer management advice are on the site.

The Wheel aims to "assist the Community and Voluntary Sector to become for itself a powerful voice for change".

Whitebarn Consulting Sandra Velthuis did an excellent job when your editor knew her at London Cycling Campaign! Portal from National Youth Council.