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Voter Education/Active Citizenship training in Cairde Balbriggan

Voter Education/Active Citizenship start March 4th, and it will continue for 8 weeks, Tuesdays, from 12.15 till 2.15


It explores the following topics:

a.                   Our Voices – Our Vote – Looks at why people vote and how to register and vote in Elections.

b.                   Local Government Elections –Looks at the role of local government, its rationale and provides information on the process of local elections

c.                    European Union Elections – Provides information on the European Union, its treaties, and how Ireland is governed as a member of the European Union

d.                   Active Citizenship – What does Active Citizenship mean?  Explores Local, National and global issues; and considers ways of taking an informed stance on the issues facing individuals and communities today

e.                   Candidates – Outlines a process for evaluating election manifestos in the light of a more just society and presents an approach to choosing candidates on an informed basis

If you interested in courses listed below pls email: or by 21/02/2014

As part of the on-going updating of Community Education Programme, the Fingal Adult Education Service will be delivering the following new progammes: (a) Voter Education/Active Citizenship (b) Interculturalism in 2014. Courses are organised in conjunction with Cairde and Balbriggan Integration Forum. Interested parties can apply for either/both programmes to Cairde / BIF: or

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