Longford Women's Link

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Willow Traders

Willow Traders are a Social Enterprise Charity Shop selling quality used furniture, household and clothing to raise funds for Longford Women’s Link which has been providing services including Domestic Violence Support, Counselling, Training & Education, Childcare and local/national advocacy of community issues for the last 21 years.

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Delighted to welcome Simon Harris TD to LWL to discuss #communityeducation and #lifelonglearning today.
Minister Harris also heard from our brilliant learner ambassadors Sonya Fitzmaurice and Marlene Conway.
AONTAS Longford Leader Micheál Carrigy
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Another productive Erasmus+ project partner meeting. Check out DEW Project for more information.
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Wrapping up a great day in Longford with Senator @campaign4carrig

5 schools
Longford Youthreach
Longford Further Education and Training,
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and finally a meeting on the skills needs for the county with @RAI_ie, @Failte_Ireland, @TUS_ie and @LWETB_FET

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The @bankofireland @businesstoarts supported art project ‘The smallest piece completes the puzzle’ will be launched on May 25th at Edgeworthstown Library - All welcome! @Longfordlibrary #BeginTogetherArts #ReconnectingLongford

Powerful work happening at @LWLLongford, addressing systemic inequalities & supporting transformative educational opportunities.

https://www.aontas.com/assets/resources/Adult-Learners-Festival/AONTAS%20Policy%20Paper-%20FINAL.pdf

More on impact of #MAEDF @aontas https://twitter.com/teefarr/status/1526247149809414144

Tara Farrell@TeeFarr

Thanks to @SimonHarrisTD for visiting @LWLLongford today & engaging on a no. of issues including value of #communityeducation & impact of the #MAEDF as well as proposed solutions for an equitable tertiary system.We look forward to continuing our discussions. @aontas @DeptofFHed https://twitter.com/DeptofFHed/status/1526237625467781124

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Testimonials

Great service that you guys provide. Impressive!!!

Laura DoyleLongford Town

At the beginning, the Centre dealt mainly with local women and provided many worthwhile services for those in need. In more recent times, your efforts for the well being of all women of every nationality, culture or ethnic background have been well recognised. It is to the credit of the Longford Women’s Link that you developed an attitude of inclusiveness at a time when such attitudes were less widespread.

Michael KilleenFormer Longford County Manager

Thanks to this centre I got best support for me and for my child. The organisation opened my eyes to many things I did not know and I got all the support I need. Women’s link finally gave me the courage to do what I should have done years ago.I received a lot of information which made me more confident in the decisions I make. Women’s link made me realise that I wasn’t the wrong one in the situation, I found myself in and gave me the strength to walk away and make a healthier and safe life for myself and my children.’

AnonymousFeedback from ‘Safe Ireland’ National Network Domestic Violence Outcome Evaluation 2010

‘Since LWL was founded you have been a dynamic campaigner for the rights of women in Co Longford. In particular, l applaud your encouragement of women of every ethnic, religious and cultural background to work towards building a fully-integrated multi-cultural community for modern Longford.’

President Mary McAleese