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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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Flax Trust Christmas Concert
Flax Trust Christmas Concert on 20th December at St Patrick’s Church, Donegall Street, Belfast The Concert was in aid of St Patrick’s Soup Kitchen which provides a number of services, including warm meals on weekends, advice, food & clothing hampers, and a safe space for people to connect with others. The Christmas concert featured City […] Read more – ‘Flax Trust Christmas Concert’.
Inter-Community School Choir Gala Competition (FISCA)
Inter- Community School Choir Gala Competition (FISCA) Belfast City Hall, December 6th 2018. The Annual Inter- Community School Choir Gala Competition (FISCA) brought together over 200 young people from primary and post primary schools mainly from North Belfast. Noel Thompson, BBC was Master of Ceremonies and Megan Mooney Artistic Director. Adjudicators were Richard Yarr, Blanaid […] Read more – ‘Inter-Community School Choir Gala Competition (FISCA)’.
The 28th Flax Trust/America Champagne Reception & Breakfast
The 28th Flax Trust/America Champagne Reception & Breakfast took place on Tuesday November 20th 2018, The Hay-Adams The Rooftop Terrace. Co-Chairs Jim Boland, Chair Flax Trust/America & Mike McCurry, Director Flax Trust/America Honorees Michael O’Neil, Of Counsel, K & L Gates LLP, Sr Mary Turley, Trustee/Director Flax Trust, Terry McAuliffe, Former Governor State of Virginia, […] Read more – ‘The 28th Flax Trust/America Champagne Reception & Breakfast’.

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