Newsletter 22nd April 2015
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For the past year Helen Slattery and Jo Tickner have shared the responsibility of being Co-Chairs  of LINC, at our recent AGM Helen resigned and Jo was elected Chairperson.  We would like to thank Helen for her long years of service as chair of LINC and we are delighted that she will remain on as a director and steering group member.  We would also like to welcome Jo to the role of sole chairperson, we know from the contribution she has already made to the work of LINC that we are in safe hands.

Community Liaison Worker 
LINC is currently recruiting for a part-time Community Liaison Worker (CE Scheme-19.5hrs)
Duties will include;
Front of house role (meet & greet); telephone & admin duties; updating computer data base; liaising with LB community;  facilitating and supporting groups running in LINC; 
networking and organising community events.

For further information on position please contact the co-ordinator Kate at 021-4808600
or email 
To apply for position, it is necessary to contact Southside Training & Development on 021-4345583
or email

Book of the Week

Portraits To The Wall
Historic Lesbian Lives Unveiled
Rose Collins 

Become a Library Member

We have a wide range of queer and feminist literature in our library. 
Our catalogue of books that are available to check out is now available to view online.
You can view our catalog by clicking on:
To become a member, call in or email
We also have many books in Fiction which are free to take away, pass on to a friend or return as you wish.
Happy Reading!
The Running Club

A hour long session, including warms ups and warm downs. All levels welcome, find your own pace as weeks unfold.
Meeting tonight,  Wednesday the 22nd of April at The Lough at 7.15pm.
Please bring a high viz vest and some water
LINC In4Lunch
Come join the staff for lunch in LINC every Wednesday from 12.30pm 
Tea and Coffee provided.
Pleases bring your own lunch. 

LINC Drama

LINC Drama is taking a break until September-well keep you up to date with any information regarding when its starting back.

 Badminton Every Tuesday in Carrigtwohill from 8pm - 10 pm,
For more details on Badminton please give Nicky a call on 086 8479051
LINC Bi Woman Meet Up
26th April 2015 at 3pm
So come along for afternoon tea/coffee and a chat and have a chance to meet other bi woman in LINC from 3pm to 4.30pm.
Contact us on 021 480 8600 or email for more information
Poker Lessons with Brigid

What’s Texas Hold’em? What wins a hand? Does a flush beat a straight? Simple terms when you know them!
Brigid will be holding a series of Poker lessons to get you familiar with the basics and probably a few bluffing tips thrown in!
The next lesson is on Thursday the 23rd of April at 7pm
 Peer Support

 The next session is on Thursday 30th April from 6pm-7pm.
Everyone is welcome to come along, but if you are new to the group please call Alison
 in advance on 021-4808600  Email:

Guitar meet up is on Thursday 23rd April from 7pm
For more details please contact LINC on 021-4808600 or email

With just 1 month to go we urgently need your help
There are many ways you can do this including:
Write letters to the paper supporting YES
Get involved with regional hubs
Help out in HQ (8 North Mall)
Join our canvassing teams
Help organise a fundraiser
Drop leaflets for us
Help out with our social media
Don't worry if any of these are new to you, full training will be provided. If interested in finding out more contact Campaign Director, Ken Curtin on 087 2474405 or sign up on the YesEqualityCork Facebook page 

YES Kinsale

A fundraising evening in Kinsale packed with fun and fabulous prizes! Come support YES Equality
Friday May 8th at 8pm in FolkHouse Kinsale.



The flyer for this years Cork Women's Fun Weekend! We have flyers here in LINC and were also taking reservations for tickets for the main event on Saturday night in Pana @ The Pav. Call 021 480 8600 or email
For more information about the fun weekend visit their Facebook page


Blue Drum and the Equality and Rights Alliance in association with CESCA
Advancing Cultural rights: drivers for change
April 24, 2014   10.30am – 1.30pm (Friday) in the Traveller Visibility Group, John Street, Cork.
Rationale: We want to explore with activists and community artists what may be the opportunities for collective engagement at local level to advance cultural rights.
Cooperative practices at local level can help identify collective rights and empower socially excluded children, families and communities to articulate needs and hold policy, plans and programmes to account.
Workshop Aim: to explore the new public sector equality and human rights duty and the UN ICESCR as possible drivers for change.

  • Explore our understanding of culture and identity;
  • Introduce the ICESCR for social, economic and cultural rights;
  • Introduce the elements of the public sector duty in relation the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act.
    Workshop Booking FormPlaces are limited and booking is essential.
    Name:                                                 Address:
    Email:                                                 Mobile:
Return to:  Siobhán O’Dowd at
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