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Research, Investment, Education and Training in the socio-economic transformation of North Belfast.


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Education Village

Education Village

The Flax Trust continues to support The Education Task Group to develop a vision for Catholic Education in North Belfast. The vision is to build an ‘All Faith Education Village’. Having entered the Development Proposal stage which is great news, we have now carried out the Public Consultation with over 5500 votes cast for the New College. We are waiting for a government response to the people’s vote.



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The Dan Rooney Cup 2017
The 18th Dan Rooney Cup was played at Ormeau Park, Belfast, on Sunday 27th August 2017. The event was won by Arthur Lundy. Runner-up was Bobby McFall and 3rd was Eddie McAteer. The Back Nine winner was Tom McCallan and the Front Nine was won by Bob McNeill. Presentations were made during lunch after the […] Read more – ‘The Dan Rooney Cup 2017’.
The Flax Trust Rose Bowl 2017
The 24th Rose Bowl Golf competition was held at Balmoral Golf Club, Belfast. This year’s competition was the tightest ever with only three points separating the first seven. Prizes were presented at the dinner celebration that evening. The proceeds were in aid of N.I. Children’s Hospice and Cancer Lifeline. Flax Trust Rosebowl kicks of the […] Read more – ‘The Flax Trust Rose Bowl 2017’.
Flax Trust Music Awards 2017
The Flax Trust Music Awards took place in the Harty Room at Queen’s University on June 28th, 2017. Three finalists through to Grand Final.  Recipients received bursaries of £2000 each with an opportunity to win a further £6,000 on October 20th 2017 at Holy Cross Church. Amy Gillen Amy is from Co. Donegal and has […] Read more – ‘Flax Trust Music Awards 2017’.

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