Dunshaughlin Community Centre CLG is a Social Enterprise
providing Community, Social, Health and Fitness and educational facilities for
the growing community of Dunshaughlin and its environs. Dunshaughlin has grown
from a small village in the late 1980’s to a moderate growth Town which will
reach a population of 10k + by 2021.
It is a Community Service Programme (CSP) project part
funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development. THE CSP targets
employment for those in society who are sometimes left behind in traditional
employment avenues and targets these disadvantaged people through employment
Dunshaughlin Community Centre was awarded the “Best
Community Based initiative “ , an all- Ireland award in 2015 by LAMA(Local
Authority Members Association)/IPB.(Irish Public Bodies)
Social Enterprises can play a major part in the response to the
negative affects post COVID-19 by offering Community based employment to those
whose jobs have now ceased.