President Michael D. Higgins formally opened the new Employment Action Service of the Northside Centre for the Unemployed.
The Centre operates a free employment and education service for people living in the Clonshaugh, Coolock and the surrounding areas in North Dublin. Through an innovative partnership, NCU have been able to move into new premises provided by Northside Shopping Centre, as part of the shopping centre's corporate social responsibility programme.
The President opened new service on May Day, a day highlighting workers' rights. In his speech the President paid tribute to the Centre's ethos and services to the community.