Building Friendships in the Community |Ag Cothú Cairdis sa Phobal

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (dlr) County Council is delighted to host the annual dlr Festival of Inclusion. The aim of dlr Festival of Inclusion is to highlight and celebrate social inclusion initiatives and to support and encourage all to actively participate and engage in the community.

dlr Festival of Inclusion is a community based social inclusion events programme that promotes the many groups, organisations and volunteers organising activities and events and offering supports in the community.  All events involve groups and organisations bringing people together to connect and celebrate community well-being and raise awareness, provide supports and promote equality, diversity and social inclusion in dlr.

This year’s festival will run from Thursday 16th  – Sunday 26th May 2024 and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council invite all community and voluntary groups, organisations, charities, clubs, associations etc. to organise events in your community this year during the festival and the theme of this year’s festival is:

Building Friendships in the Community | Ag Cothú Cairdis sa Phobal

A small grants programme is available from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council to help groups with the costs of running events during the dlr Festival of Inclusion – see application form below and we look forward to showcasing dozens of community groups and organisations hosting activities, exhibitions, performances, talks, coffee mornings, training events, seminars, workshops etc. during dlr Festival of Inclusion 2024.

Closing date for receipt of funding applications and details of events for inclusion in 2024 dlr Festival of Inclusion programme: Thursday 28th March 2024

Further information available from: Community Section, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council – 01 205 4893 /

dlr Festival of Inclusion 2024, Community Section, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, County Hall, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96 K6C9. \


Join us and be part of the dlr Festival of Inclusion 2024!