b'AROUND THE WORLD AUSTRALIAAUSTRALIANEWS RECENT PROJECTS SUPPORTEDLIABY THE IRELAND FUNDS AUSTRAInner City Enterprise (ICE) was established to advise and assist unemployed people in Dublins inner city to set up their own businesses or create their own self-employment. Over the last 7 years, ICE has helped 2,000 people establish over 1,000 for-profit and social enterprises in Ireland. The support of The Ireland Funds Australia in 2019 will enable ICE to: Hold 28 training and networking workshops and events Establish a formal mentoring program Organize a Corporate Social Enterprise Adoption Program involving the adoption of seven social enterprise programs by private sector companiesIn County Limerick,Learning Hub Limerick (LHL)is a place where art, science, music, health, stories and digital learning for children all come together. In disadvantaged areas of Limerick only 6% of young people progress to a universityeducation, so instilling a love of learning is key. With our help LHL can achieve their2019 goals of:Creating an active learning environment that extends beyond the traditional Creatively embedding technology and the core skills of literacy and numeracy into active learning projects across all curriculum areas Preventing early school leaving and raise the educational aspirations of families, schools and the wider communityCommunity Action Network (CAN) supportscommunities facing a range of socio-economic challenges in the south inner-city neighborhoods of Dublin. The support of The Ireland Funds Australia will provide core funding to strengthen and develop 8 of CANs initiatives in the challenging areas of:Threats to community safety from the drug-economyHaving to support a large number of community members who are distant from the labor marketPoor housing conditionsShoulder to shoulder, theIrish Mens Sheds Associationisimproving the health and well-being of men across Ireland. Originally an Australian initia-tive, Mens Sheds creates a community space for men of all ages to gather in a safe, friendly environment where they can work on interesting projects. There are currently 422 Mens Sheds in Ireland and an estimated 10,000 men use Mens Sheds each week across thecountry. This wonderful initiative is supported by the Australian Young Leaders.connect 201986'