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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.



About Flax Trust

The Flax Trust is one of the largest and longest established development trusts in Ireland. It is a registered charity formed in Belfast in 1977. Learn more

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The 26th New York Banquet
The 26th New York Banquet took place on Wednesday 12th October 2016 at The ‘21’ Club. Honourees Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Philanthropist and Shaun Kelly, Global Chief Operating Officer, KPMG International with Sr Mary Turley, Trustee/Director Flax Trust and James Quinn, President Emeritus Tiffany & Co., President Flax Trust/America. Following the cocktail reception Jim Quinn President […] Read more – ‘The 26th New York Banquet’.
The 26th Washington DC Annual Breakfast Banquet
The 26th Washington DC Annual Breakfast Banquet took place on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at The Hay Adams, The Rooftop Terrace, across from the White House. Honourees H.E. Anne Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States and Katty Kay, Lead Anchor, BBC World News America with Hon. Tom Donahue President & Secretary Treasurer Emeritus AFL-CIO, Director Flax Trust/America,  Jim […] Read more – ‘The 26th Washington DC Annual Breakfast Banquet’.
The Flax Foyer
Flax Foyer has been operating for 17 years and has worked with hundreds of young people. While many have successfully embraced the opportunities, academic and otherwise, available, others have not been ready for the help offered. Not all success is measured in academic achievement – just helping a young person rebuild a bridge back into […] Read more – ‘The Flax Foyer’.

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