Gaisce is the most prestigious youth award in Ireland and is a challenge to young people from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins to dream big and realise their potential.

Take part in Ireland’s largest ever pollination project to celebrate 35 years of Gaisce – The President’s Award.
Everyone across Ireland can participate regardless of age, location or size of back garden, and plant a bulb to help save a bee. Find out how you can get involved today and what to do next!

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Gaisce is the most prestigious youth award in Ireland and is a challenge to young people from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins to dream big and realise their potential.

Gaisce is the most prestigious youth award in Ireland and is a challenge to young people from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins to dream big and realise their potential.

There are three levels of Gaisce – Bronze, Silver and Gold. The more time and energy you give, the greater the reward!

BRONZE AWARD

(participants aged 15+)

SILVER AWARD

(participants aged 16+)

GOLD AWARD

(participants aged 17+)

Your Gaisce experience is whatever you want it to be – you choose your own activities for each challenge area.

More brilliant pics from our #BulbsForBees launch in Waterford!

Huge thanks again to the students and staff at
@abbeycc_wd who were absolutely brilliant in helping us get the word out about our campaign!! 🥰🥰🥰

#Waterford #BulsForBees #Gaisce #Pollination
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Huge thanks to everyone who has helped spread the word about our #BulbsForBees campaign to date!

Check out a snapshot of some of our media coverage in print, online and radio! 👏👏👏

Learn more about #BulbsForBees at #linkinbio
#Gaisce #Pollination #buyapaper #supportlocaljournalism
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Buzzin for the new tune

#BulbsForBees 🌱🐝
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Have you planted your bulbs yet? Make sure you do before the end of next week, and sign up for your special Gaisce certificate #LinkInBio

Be in with a chance to win a whopper goodie bag of Gaisce Award and #BulbsForBees merchandise, including an exclusive signed book by author Éanna Ní Lamhna by simply posting about your #BulbsForBees 💬 on Instagram and/or submitting a photo to competitions@gaisce.ie 📸

@allirelandpollinatorplan
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Fancy winning this fantastic Gaisce #BubsForBees prize pack? 😍😍

Prize pack includes: €20 @lidlireland voucher, signed book by legend Éanna Ní Lamhna, a gorge sustainably made tee, a trowel, a wee non-peat pot, + a rake of pollinator bulbs.

Simply share your story (or better yet, show us) how you've gotten involved in our campaign, use the #BulbsForBees hashtag and tag us @GaisceAward 😍😍

Campaign and bulbs approved by: @allirelandpollinatorplan 🌱
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📸 ‘Bulbs For Bees’ Photography Competition 🐝

Submit your photograph to be in with a chance to win a #BulbsForBees prize pack with Gaisce – The President’s Award 📸

Celebrating Gaisce – The President’s Award’s 35th anniversary and nationwide #BulbsForBees campaign, we are calling on all budding photographers across the country to snap their best bulb selfie to be in with a chance of winning a special #BulbsForBees prize pack!

The theme of the competition is “Safeguarding the Future of our Bee Population” and we will be picking 3 winners to be announced on the 21st of October who have impressed us with their planting, eco-activist and photography skills!

We want to see our pollinators at work – so whether that’s a photo of you in the mud planting your bulbs or a snap to highlight the work you’ve already done in your back yard or balcony to promote pollination – we want to hear about it!

To enter simply email your best photo to competitions@gaisce.ie by Monday 18th October at midnight and don’t forget to include your name, location, contact number and a title for your photograph!
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Congratulations to Silver Gaisce Awardees in Scoil Mhuire, Scoil Mhuire Past Pupils' Union who received their Awards last week from Cork GAA legend Rena Buckley. A massive achievement for these students who completed their Awards throughout the pandemic – absolute role models!

Throughout their Silver Gaisce Award journey, these students displayed remarkable efforts in football, running and kickboxing, the development of their debating, art, gardening and web design talents, dedication to the Schools and Health Foundation, the Rainbow Club, student council and their local youth groups.

Comhghairdeas Rachel, Carmel, Jane and Caoimhe! ✨ #Gaisce
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Delighted to have the support of the Irish Local Development Network for our #BulbsForBees campaign! 🐝

Learn more about the biggest ever pollination project in Ireland here: #linkinbio #Gaisce #BulbsForBees #Pollination
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#BulbsForBees #GaisceAward #Gaisce35
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Delighted to have @the_nonameclub No Name Club as a Gaisce #ChallengePartner. Challenge Partners can support Gaisce participants in one or more Challenge Areas. 😊

The No Name Club facilitates Gaisce participants to fulfil their Community Involvement Award section. Learn more at #Linkinbio
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Over HALF A MILLION pollinator friendly bulbs have been distributed across Ireland 😍🌱

People are taking up Gaisce’s #BulbsForBees 35th Anniversary Challenge by planting bulbs in their gardens, planters and pots on windowsills to help protect our vital bee population. 🐝

Every single post primary school in the country has been taking part, alongside youth and community groups from the islands off Galway to Dublin City Centre.

We want you to tell us where you are planting your bulbs, or even better show us! Tag us @GaisceAward and use the hashtag #BulbsForBees to share your story and encourage everyone to get involved. 🐝 📷

By playing your part now, you can make an impact – the essence of a Gaisce Award.

By in with a chance to win special prize packs by sharing your #BulbsForBees support on social media, or by entering our photography competition! 📷🐝 #linkinbio #pollination #Gaisce
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Well done to the students and staff at stdeclanscc
who were out planting their Gaisce bulbs as part of our national #BulbsForBees campaign!

📜📜 Don't forget to sign up for your special Gaisce certificate on our website before October 21st! 📜📜 #Gaisce #Waterford #BulbsForBees
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Well done to the students and staff at @stdeclanscc 
 who were out planting their Gaisce bulbs as part of our national #BulbsForBees campaign! 

📜📜 Dont forget to sign up for your special Gaisce certificate on our website before October 21st! 📜📜 #Gaisce #Waterford #bulbsforbeesImage attachment

Huge thanks to the students and staff at Coláiste Éinde, Salthill who were absolute legends helping us to launch #BulbsForBees in Galway! Massive thanks also to the teams at FORUM Connemara, Comhar na nOileán and Galway Rural Development CLG in helping to distribute bulbs to community and voluntary groups across Galway! 🥰🥰🥰

Learn more about #BulbsForBees by checking us out at #linkinbio #Galway #Gaisce
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Huge thanks to the students and staff at Coláiste Éinde, Salthill who were absolute legends helping us to launch #BulbsForBees in Galway! Massive thanks also to the teams at FORUM Connemara, Comhar na nOileán and Galway Rural Development CLG in helping to distribute bulbs to community and voluntary groups across Galway! 🥰🥰🥰

Learn more about #BulbsForBees by checking us out at #linkinbio #Galway #GaisceImage attachmentImage attachment

More brilliant pics from our #BulbsForBees launch in Waterford!

Huge thanks again to the students and staff at
More brilli who were absolutely brilliant in helping us get the word out about our campaign!! 🥰🥰🥰

#Waterford #BulsForBees #Gaisce #Pollination
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More brilliant pics from our #BulbsForBees launch in Waterford! 

Huge thanks again to the students and staff at 
@abbeycc_wd who were absolutely brilliant in helping us get the word out about our campaign!! 🥰🥰🥰

#Waterford #BulsForBees #Gaisce #Pollination

Come join us!! SparklesSparkles

We're looking for a new Development Officer to join our team at Gaisce - The President's Award Grinning face
Deadline is Wednesday, October 27th at 12 noon!

Get those applications in! #Linkinbio or visit
@Activelink
#Jobfairy #IrishJobFairy #Gaisce #Recruitment

Link: www.gaisce.ie/gaisce-the-presidents-award-is-hiring-a-development-officer/
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Come join us!! SparklesSparkles

Were looking for a new Development Officer to join our team at Gaisce - The Presidents Award Grinning face
Deadline is Wednesday, October 27th at 12 noon! 

Get those applications in! #Linkinbio or visit 
@Activelink
 #Jobfairy #IrishJobFairy #Gaisce #Recruitment

Link: https://www.gaisce.ie/gaisce-the-presidents-award-is-hiring-a-development-officer/

Shout out to the fab staff and students at Meán Scoil Mhuire, Longford who were absolute naturals in front of the camera for our #BulbsForBees launch 🥰 Massive thanks also to Longford Community Resources clg who were complete legends in helping distribute our bulbs to community and voluntary groups around the county! 🥰

There’s still lots of time to get involved in our campaign! If you haven’t already, get some bulbs and get them in the ground to 🐝 part of the biggest pollination project the country has ever seen! Make sure you do before the end of next week, and sign up for your special Gaisce certificate #LinkInBio

#Longford #BulbsForBees #Gaisce #pollination
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Shout out to the fab staff and students at Meán Scoil Mhuire, Longford who were absolute naturals in front of the camera for our #BulbsForBees launch 🥰 Massive thanks also to Longford Community Resources clg who were complete legends in helping distribute our bulbs to community and voluntary groups around the county! 🥰

There’s still lots of time to get involved in our campaign! If you haven’t already, get some bulbs and get them in the ground to 🐝 part of the biggest pollination project the country has ever seen! Make sure you do before the end of next week, and sign up for your special Gaisce certificate #LinkInBio

#Longford #BulbsForBees #Gaisce #pollinationImage attachmentImage attachment
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