A Circus-Cirque Du Soleil

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Title: 10 Organisations

1) A Circus –Cirque du Soleil (Circus of the Sun).
The Cirque du Soleil is an energetic, entertaining and exciting entertainment company that was founded in Quebec, Canada. !!!!!!!From stilts to juggling to fire breathing, the cirque has inspired imagination among its many audiences since the early 1980’s. Originally, in 1984, Cirque du Soleil had a labour force of 73 people but today, employs 5,000 employees worldwide. !!!! The growth of the company is not only seen is the increasing labour force but in the business’ profits; the company has not received funding or any grants from either the private or public sectors since 1992. The incredibly successful company is run by three main managers; Fabrice Becker, Line Gaisson
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Today, the ICA’s National President is Liz Wall. The ICA has over 10,000 members and it aims to bring women together through common interests such as cooking, travelling, socialising and sewing, threading embroidery or creating other such crafts. In historic times it focused more on improving the lifestyle and status of women, particularly those in rural regions.Each ICA group is referred to as a ‘guild’ and there are over 500 of these guilds in Ireland. The geographical reach of the ICA is not only nationally but also internationally as it is affiliated with the Associated Countrywomen of the World which contains 70 countries. The organisation supports many charities such as Pieta House and Oxfam Ireland. It provides educational, domestic and recreational courses to women. Most of these take place in the local ICA meeting spot, however, ‘An Grianan’ in Co. Louth, is where most courses take place. !!! In recent years, RTE has televised a show called ‘ ICA Bootcamp’ whereby young, modern women take on the challenge of carrying out traditional female roles e.g. cooking, milking cattle, sewing etc., all in a bid to win the competition against other women. LINK …show more content…
The League was founded in 1924 to campaign for the abolition of cruel sports. Macmillan researched and found that hunting was and is of little economic significance to Scotland. Furthermore, according to NOP Market Research (1974), fox hunting is the most common form of hunting with dogs and kills at most 4% of those foxes that die each year. While the charity is often endorsed and promoted through campaigns, protests and politicians, it relies on the work of volunteers and donations from the general public. The most recent achievement of the organisation was that it was the founder of ‘Team Badger’, the coalition of animal welfare organisations campaigning against the 2012 and 2013 badger

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