The Entrepreneurship and Employment Group (EEG) aims to empower people who are willing to start up a business or seeking employment, through training and mentorship programmes.

EEG would like to inform you that two consultation seminars will be held on 9th and 19th October 2010 in the Lantern Centre, Synge Street, Dublin 2, in order:
– To explore issues, discuss and exchange views and opinions around immigrant familiarisation with Ireland;
– To identify the needs and challenges facing people seeking employment or willing to start up a business in Ireland;
– To suggest a content for a relevant training and mentoring programme.

Seminar 1: Familiarisation programme for immigrants.


10.00-10.05: Welcome and introduction

10.05-10.30: Presentation on
• Geography, History, Constitution, Administration, Politics and Civic Engagement and Immigration (Ms Hilkka Becker – Immigrant Council of Ireland)

10.30-11.00: Presentation on
• Social services (Housing, Education/Training, Health, Employment), Culture, Sport and Socialising (Mr John McDermot – CIC Raheny)

11.00-11.30: Presentation on
• Economy, Employment, Entrepreneurship and Taxes (Speaker TBC)

11.30-11.40: Coffee break

11.40- 12.50: Questions, Answers and Discussion

13.00: Closure

Please confirm your participation in contacting one of the following persons:
– Dr Jean-Pierre Eyanga – Tel: 0863767403
– Father Michael Murray (The Lantern Centre) – Tel: 01-4053868 / 0872396130