Intercultural Programme

women4women network dlr and the Southside Partnership Women's Programme organise regular International Women's Breakfasts in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, very often in conjunction with different organisations.

Southside Partnership Women's Integration Programme Spring 2024

English Language and Communication
Tuesdays: 10.00-11.30 am
Location: Furry Hill Community Centre, Sandyford Rd., D16 Y6X9.
9th April - 25th June

For more information on the English classes contact Rafika on 087 7203665 or 01 442 1004 email:

Multicultural Women's Breakfasts

Festival of Inclusion - Building Friendships
This is part of the DLR Festival of Social Inclusion and will include dance, song and sharing of food. Bring a friend, bring food to share!
Thursday 23rd May 2024
Assembly Hall, DLR County Hall, Marine Rd., Dun Laoghaire. A96 K6C9.
10 am - 1pm

Celebration of Creativity
A celebration of creativity showcasing some of the things that have been going on in our Women's Programme this spring. Including a fashion show from the Fashion & Design course, an art exhibition of the work from the Art classes and a performance of songs from the Women in Harmony Choir. Don't miss this one!
Thursday 20th June
Comhaltas Ceoltóiri Éireann, 32, Belgrave Square, Monkstown A94 XV02
10 am - 1 pm

Multicultural Women's Breakfasts Past Events

This Breakfast is part of the DLR Festival of Inclusion and will be a wonderful interactive experience of dance, music, poetry and food.
Register HERE for this free event.
Bring food for sharing with others and bring a friend!

Multicultural Women's Breakfasts Past Events

22nd June - In celebration of Internation Refugee Day - included the book launch of Come Paint Your Words and a debut performance by our multicultural women's choir - Women in Harmony, an exhibition of work from our watercolour painting class and a Latin dance performance and workshop. A short video HERE gives a glimpse of the event.

First Multi-Cultural Women's Mini Festival

On a sunny day in June 2021 we enjoyed coming together again in person - music, dancing and a variety of hand crafted goods for sale. Thanks to Valeria Patarushina for the excellent video she made from the day! Go HERE to watch it.

"Looking Forward"

At a recent breakfast in January 2021, we had the pleasure of hearing from author, speaker, life coach and mentor
Jennie Cruise. She has kindly recorded a video specifically for women4women network to further explain and demonstrate the breathing techniques she introduced to us. Click on her picture to watch the video!


An exciting programme involving migrant and Irish women took place during 2018-2019

Following is information regarding what the programme involved.

Migrant /refugee women and local women from the county were involved in activities that will took place from October 2018 to November 2019. These activities included:

  • Language and cultural training for migrant and refugee women – from October 2018 to November 2019.
  • Empowerment training for migrant and refugee women – from January to November 2019
  • Small group mentoring sessions for migrant and refugee women - from January to November 2019
  • Crafts and culture workshops for migrant and refugee women, and women from the local community/ local Arts & Crafts groups– from June to October 2019.

These courses and activities supported integration, improved language skills and allowed for better access to employment and social activity. This programme was organised by the Women’s Programme of Southside Partnership DLR CLP. Participation in all the activities being run through WEMIN were free.

The WEMIN project (Migrant Women Empowerment and Integration) was funded by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) of the European Union. WEMIN aimed at implementing and promoting a pioneering integration model for migrant and refugee women of all ages living in EU countries. More information on the project website: .