Respond celebrate European Neighbours’ Day 2016

20160527_132033To celebrate European Neighbours’ Day, Respond hosted a BBQ for Respond residents and staff at Johns College, The Folly, Waterford on 27th May. Music is being supplied by new Johns College resident Dermot Power.

The 16th edition of Neighbours’ Day is an International success, since its launch in Paris in 2000, the festival continues to rise and in fact it has far exceeded the European borders. The party is now celebrated around the world by millions of people – 1450 partner cities, housing organisations and associations are participating in over 36 countries with more than 30 million participants!

Neighbours Day 2016 Respond HousingThe impressive development of Neighbours’ Day is living proof that the desire to promote a “better living together” has no borders!


20160527_131321_resized20160527_130658_resized20160527_131734_resizedEach year, Neighbours’ Day keeps on growing with new partners. The celebration is an opportunity to reconnect with the values of community and friendship that should be at the forefront of all neighbourly relations.