EDI Calendar Dates
|17th May 2021||International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia||
We are delighted to present Patrick McElligott - Gender and Orientation Support Worker (GOSHH) who will talk about the experience of LGBTI+ individuals.
Date: Monday 17th May 2021
|21st May 2021||World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development||
Join us in conversation with Dr Santhi Corcoran, Lecturer and Doctoral Researcher in MIC
What's in a name? Identity, Ethnicity and Cultural importance of names in Dialogue and Development
@ 13h00 on 21st May 2021
|5th July 2021 - 11th July 2021||Limerick Pride Week||
Tuesday 6th July 2021: 1pm - 2pm GOSHH https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81168618887
Wednesday 7th July 2021: 1pm - 2pm Trans Awareness Training https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87365279814
|20th July 2021||Eld Al Adha – Islam||
Please join us for our event on Teams on the 22nd of July from 11h00 to 12h00 when Lorraine O'Connor will be discussing “The importance of charity in Islam”, Aisha Ali will be talking about “The blessings of Eid al-Adha” and Dr. Youcef Sai will be giving us an insight into Eid- ‘A time for reflection’.
Teams link - Click here to join the meeting
|6th September 2021||Rosh Hashanah - An Introduction to the Jewish New Year||
You are warmly invited to join us for this lunchtime event ‘An Introduction to the Jewish New Year’. Where Yanky Fachler, writer and historian will discuss the traditions and practices, some going back thousands of years, surrounding Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
Teams Link - Click here to join the meeting
|10th September 2021||World Suicide Prevention Day||
On Friday, September 10th we are running a lunchtime event from 1 pm-2 pm to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. We will be joined by members from Limerick Suicide Watch. Limerick Suicide Watch will discuss the work they do for the community such as keeping eyes on the river and identify and provide support to those in distress and who may be contemplating suicide.
Join on your computer or mobile app
|23rd September 2021||
International Day of Sign Languages
In association with the International Day of Sign Language on Thursday 23rd, we are organising an event with Elaine Grehan (Advocacy Manager, The Irish Deaf Society) and John Bosco Conama (Director for the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College).
Meeting ID: 898 0206 8248
|1-7 October 2021||National Breastfeeding week||
In association with the National Breastfeeding Week we are organising an online event on Wednesday the 6th October with Laura McHugh, National Breastfeeding Coordinator, HSE and Caoimhe Heery, a partner in Flynn O’Driscoll LLP’s Employment Team.
Laura will provide an update on the following:
Breastfeeding in a Healthy Ireland – HSE Action Plan 2016-2021
|10th October 2021||World Mental Health Day||Click here to view further details about this event.|
|18th - 19th October||Mawlid an Nabi||
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
|26th October 2021||
Intersex Awareness Day
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|4th November 2021||Diwali (Hinduism)||
To celebrate Diwali please join us to hear from staff and students about Diwali and Deepavali .
This event will be hosted by Dr. Yoga Nathan, Mridul Gupta, Pratyay Raha, and Deepika Chhatpar on Thursday, November 4th @ 13h00.
The event will start with a Hinduism summary before talking about Deepavali (a four-day festival celebrated mostly in the south Indian states)
and Diwali (a five-day festival celebrated mostly in the north Indian states).
Click here to find out more about Diwali.
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|19th November 2021||
International Men’s Day
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|25th November 2021||Thanksgiving||Click here to view more details about this event|
|25th November 2021||Women’s Aid UN Day Opposing Violence Against Women Seminar||Click here to view more details about this event|
|3rd December 2021||International Day of Persons with Disabilities||Click here to view more details about this event|